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Obama says US should have paid maternity leave

President Barack Obama crosses the street as he walks to have lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014, prior to attending the White House Summit on Working Families. Walking with Obama, from left are, Shirley Young, Lisa Rumain, Shelby Ramirez, and...

All tsunami advisories canceled after Alaska quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — All tsunami advisories have been canceled following a magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The National Tsunami Warning Center canceled the last remaining advisory late Monday afternoon. At one point, areas stretching from...

AP Source: Cavaliers Hire Tyronn Lue As Assistant

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the hiring says Clippers assistant Tyronn Lue, who had two interviews to be Cleveland’s coach, will join new coach David Blatt’s staff. Lue will be an associate head coach under Blatt in Cleveland, said the person who spoke...

Child Sex-trafficking Crackdown Rescues 16 In Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI says 16 children victimized through prostitution were rescued as agencies throughout northern Ohio partnered on a law enforcement operation targeting child sex trafficking. The agency says it was part of a nationwide initiative last week in which agents...

Cavs To Host New Coach’s Former Team

CLEVELAND (AP) — New Cavaliers coach David Blatt will face his former team from Israel in an exhibition game. One of Europe’s top coaches, Blatt was hired last week by the Cavs. He’ll coach against Maccabi Tel Aviv on Oct. 5 as this year’s Euroleague champions...

4 Indicted For String Of Northeast Ohio Robberies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Four people have been indicted for a string of 19 armed robberies reported in the Cleveland area between May 2013 and March 2014. Officials say the four defendants robbed bars, restaurants, pharmacies and stores in Cleveland and three of its suburbs. The...

General Electric To Locate Center Near Ohio River

CINCINNATI (AP) — General Electric Co.’s new U.S. global operations center will be in Cincinnati, along the Ohio River. GE announced Monday that the center will be at The Banks development, which includes residential and entertainment sites between stadiums used by the...

AP PHOTOS: Slave Site Among Endangered US Places

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major slave-trading center from the 19th century and two architectural gems in Cincinnati are joining a list of the nation’s most endangered historic places. The National Trust for Historic Preservation released its listing of America’s 11 Most...

Ohio Governor Rivals Receive Debate Invitations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald says he has begun accepting invitations to debate Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik), whose campaign says it has yet to begin debate negotiations. FitzGerald, the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh)...
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US-Portugal game scores viewership goal

Allison DiFilippo, left, and Samantha Donat, both of New York, react to a last-minute goal that put Portugal even with United States at the end of their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match, while watching a large screen broadcast on Governor’s Island in New York, Sunday,...