Rules For Medical Marijuana Cultivation Nearly Finalized

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s rules for medical marijuana cultivators have cleared their final legislative hurdle. Cleveland.com ( ) reports the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review cleared the rules for growers, including application and license fees, without objection on...

Shooter targets random white men on Fresno streets; kills 3

AP Photo/Scott Smith FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man who shot and killed three people at random on the streets of downtown Fresno shouted “Allahu akbar” during his arrest Tuesday and had posted on social media that he disliked white people, authorities said. Kori...

US: Human rights violations drive conflicts like Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that human rights violations have triggered conflict in Syria, stifled dissent in Burundi and led to repression in Myanmar – and the next international crisis could come from North Korea, Iran or Cuba...

The Latest: Mother describes scene right before crash

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on a school bus crash in Idaho (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A mother of one of the students on the school bus that crashed in rural Idaho says her daughter remembers coaches yelling to get the driver’s attention before it flipped over....

Idaho school bus rolls over on way to track meet, 20 injured

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bus carrying middle school students to a track meet rolled over Tuesday on a rural road in southern Idaho for unknown reasons, injuring at least 17 students and the three adults aboard, officials said. At least five students were taken to hospitals by...

Police: Gunman shot, killed white men on street at random

AP Photo/Scott Smith FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man who shot and killed three people at random on the streets of downtown Fresno shouted “God is great!” in Arabic during his arrest Tuesday and had posted on social media that he disliked white people, authorities...

Blown leads, 11 OTs and surprises abound in NHL first round

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey The first week of the NHL postseason has been about as unpredictable as anyone could imagine, even in a sport where upsets are the norm, home-ice advantage is often meaningless and a hot goaltender can overshadow everything else that’s happening....
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Ivanka's brand prospers as politics mixes with business

AP Photo/Evan Vucci SHANGHAI (AP) — Since her father was elected president of the United States, global sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise have surged and the company has applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the U.S. The...

Soprano Nadine Sierra wins 2017 Richard Tucker Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Soprano Nadine Sierra has won the 2017 Richard Tucker Award, dubbed the Heisman Trophy of opera. The 28-year-old Florida native is “an American singer at the threshold of a major international career,” according to the Richard Tucker Music...

Viewership of 'O'Reilly Factor' drops without Bill O'Reilly

NEW YORK (AP) — Through four days of Bill O’Reilly’s vacation, his show’s viewership declined by 23 percent in the hands of substitutes Dana Perino, Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld. O’Reilly is on a nearly two-week vacation at the same time Fox News...