The Latest: Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The Navy has announced that the commander of its 7th Fleet has been dismissed “due to a loss of confidence in his ability to...
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Whole Foods shareholders to get their say on Amazon deal

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods shareholders will vote on whether to bless a union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain’s CEO called “love at first sight.” Before agreeing to the $13.7 billion offer, Whole Foods had been under...

Police: Deadly Shooting At Party Targeted, Related To Drugs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a deadly shooting at a gender reveal party in Ohio was targeted and possibly related to drugs. Colerain Township police spokesman James Love says investigators have found multiple connections between people who attended the party and three drug rings....

Woman Claims She Won $500K Lottery; Lottery Says $500 Prize

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman claims to have won $500,000 on an Ohio Lottery scratch-off ticket, while the lottery says she won only the $500 she received. Penelope Demetriades filed a claim against the lottery Monday in Ohio’s Court of Claims. The Northfield woman says...

Man Living In US Illegally Pleads Guilty In Deadly Crash

OREGON, Ohio (AP) — A man who was living in the U.S. illegally has pleaded guilty in an alcohol-related crash that killed three people in Ohio. Prosecutors say Alejandro Ramirez-Jaramillo was drunk when he drove through a stop sign in March and killed a couple and their adult...

Police: Shooting At Party Targeted; Related To Drug Rings

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say the shooting at a gender reveal party in suburban Cincinnati where one woman was killed and eight people were wounded was targeted and related to drug rings. Colerain Township police spokesman James Love says investigators have found multiple...

Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released...

Pujols passes Sosa on HR list, Angels beat Rangers 10-1

AP Photo/Chris Carlson ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For Albert Pujols, the home runs keep coming and the records keep falling. The Angels slugger hit a three-run homer Tuesday night, the 610th of his career, snapping his tie for eighth on the career list with Sammy Sosa to become...

Trump adviser Kushner in Cairo for talks on Mideast peace

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais CAIRO (AP) — White House adviser Jared Kushner has touched down in Cairo, the latest stop on his Mideast trip to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry says Kushner, who is...

Lab-made “mini organs” helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

AP Photo/Aleksandar Furtula UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus. Despite taking more than a dozen pills and inhalers a day, the 53-year-old had to stop...