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4 dead, several injured in California bus crash

BLYTHE, Calif. (AP) — A passenger bus flipped onto its side and slid down an embankment after a jackknifed big rig spilled steel pipes across Interstate 10 in Southern California, leaving 4 people dead and several more seriously injured, authorities said. The crash...
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Special Operations Forces may get ‘Iron Man’ suit

In this May 20, 2014 photo, Michael Fieldson , the civilian project manager for the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit at McDill Air Force Base, looks at sketches of the body armor exoskeleton during the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Tampa, Fla. Elite US...
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Missouri inmate’s hopes rest with Supreme Court

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Russell Bucklew who is scheduled to die for killing a romantic rival as part of a crime spree in southeast Missouri in 1996. Bucklew, who suffers from a congenital condition that...
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Missouri inmate’s hopes rest with Supreme Court

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Russell Bucklew who is scheduled to die for killing a romantic rival as part of a crime spree in southeast Missouri in 1996. Bucklew, who suffers from a congenital condition that...
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With vote, Sacramento Kings to build new NBA arena

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson waves to Vivek Ranadive, majority owner of the Sacramento Kings after the Sacramento City Council approved a financing plan for a new arena for the NBA basketball team, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The council voted 7-2 on the...
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Gay couples rush for licenses in Pennsylvania

Just engaged Jefferson Rougeau, left, and Steven Creps pose for photographs on the steps of the state Capitol Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage was overturned Tuesday by a federal judge in a decision that makes same-sex marriage...
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Sacramento approves $477 million Kings NBA arena

Sacramento Kings fan J.R. Basa waits in line with dozens of other Kings fans to enter City Hall, where the council is scheduled to vote on a $477 million downtown arena for the Kings, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The city would be responsible for a $223 million...
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Cavs continue lottery luck, get No. 1 pick again

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin holds a lucky bow tie after the Cavaliers won the first pick in the NBA draft lottery, in New York on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The bowtie was worn by Nick Gilbert, son of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, who represented the Cavs in the...
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AP NewsBreak: WNBA to market to LGBT community

FILE – In this June 29, 2013 file photo, Connecticut Sun’s Kalana Greene, left, and Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner eye a rebound during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. The WNBA is launching a campaign to market specifically to...

Like two ships passing in the night

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER When one spouse works a different shift than the other, a couple doesn’t get much time to spend together, but they may find there are advantages, too, such as not having to pay for child care. Take Marisel and John Brant of Findlay, both of whom...