Council splits service-safety post, after arguing

The final vote to split the City of Findlay’s service-safety director position sparked another heated exchange Tuesday between City Council members. The legislation, which was amended to address financial reporting concerns raised by City Auditor Jim Staschiak earlier this month,...

Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Adored, Reviled In Divided Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gloria Steinem says her work advocating for reproductive freedom and women’s rights doesn’t make her “pro-abortion.” The feminist icon spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday ahead of her appearance at a centennial gala fundraiser for...

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Celtics have won the NBA draft lottery, capitalizing on a trade they made with the Brooklyn Nets four years ago. The Los Angeles Lakers were other big winners, moving up one spot to second to hold onto their pick. They...

Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Acting Warriors coach Mike Brown had a legitimate excuse for his late arrival at Oracle Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals: seems he just avoided getting arrested right outside. Brown was driving behind the Spurs team...

Tiny uninhabited Pacific isle has 38 million pieces of trash

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches. Almost all of the garbage they found on Henderson Island...

Missile Defense 101: N. Korea could hit with little warning

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO (AP) — The scenario has become pretty familiar by now. Sometime in the early morning, a missile roars off its launcher in North Korea and flies off – to a splash zone somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. But what if Pyongyang wasn’t...

Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle says she is in conversations with the Trump administration about replacing Sean Spicer as White House press secretary. The former first lady of San Francisco tells the Mercury News in San Jose, California, that taking that...

Sheriff: At least 20 injured when tornado hits trailer park

CHICAGO (AP) — At least 20 people were injured when a tornado hit a mobile home park Tuesday near a small town in western Wisconsin, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said. The tornado damaged the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park north of Chetek. The National Weather...

Fendrich on Tennis: Sharapova's French 'ban' raises question

AP Photo/Andrew Medichini The folks who run the sport of tennis do not have a hard-and-fast rule that would apply to Maria Sharapova and others in her shoes, something along the lines of: When returning from a drug suspension with a ranking too low to earn access to tournaments,...

Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors forward Andre Iguodala has been ruled out of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs with left knee soreness. The Warriors announced the lineup just more than an hour before tipoff Tuesday...