Father of fallen Muslim-American soldier decries travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The father of a Muslim-American soldier who died in combat in Iraq has filed an amicus brief supporting a federal judge’s decision to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. Gold Star father Khizr Khan drew national attention when...

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 35 points and the Houston Rockets overcame 51 points from Russell Westbrook in the highest-scoring triple-double in playoff history, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-111 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0...

US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

AP Photo/Ken Thomas JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia’s president and other top officials in Jakarta with trade and commercial disputes expected to be on the agenda. The two-day stop in Indonesia comes as President Joko...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Apr. 20. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

AP Photo/Charles Krupa BOSTON (AP) — Bobby Ryan scored early in the third period, Craig Anderson stopped 22 shots and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. It was Anderson’s fourth career...

Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2 games apiece

TORONTO (AP) — Tom Wilson and T.J. Oshie each scored two goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Wednesday night to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Alex Ovechkin added his third goal of the playoffs as the top-seeded...

1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For members of Prince’s 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the “Purple Rain” pop superstar’s unexpected death a year ago. “We’re taking...

NCAA First Four Stays In Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — March Madness will continue its start in Dayton, as the NCAA says the Ohio city will host the pair of play-in games known as the First Four through 2022. The University of Dayton beat Detroit, Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Evansville, Indiana, to retain the...

ECHL Playoff Glance

Friday, April 14: Manchester 3, Adirondack 1 Saturday, April 15: Manchester 4, Adirondack 2 Tuesday, April 18: Adirondack 3, Manchester 1 Thursday, April 20: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 25: Manchester at...

Judge who wrote key physician-assisted suicide ruling dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court judge who wrote a key ruling on doctor-assisted suicide has died. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Senior Judge John T. Noonan died on Monday at the age of 90. Noonan – an appointee of President Ronald Reagan...