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Facing a court deadline to reunify separated families, the government says it needs more time to identify parents and reunite them with their children.
A new study shows Americans with opioid addiction are more likely to have been arrested or convicted of a crime, suggesting a need to involve police, courts and jails in treating addiction.
A nonalcoholic brew joins the growing market to help chemo patients overcome the changes in their palates that make food unappealing. And it just might help them feel better, too.
The agency’s next acting chief has drawn praise as a capable administrator. But critics still say the transition from Scott Pruitt is a bit like “going from a train wreck to a house on fire.”
The Category 1 storm is expected to cross the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean by late Sunday or early Monday. Some of the islands are still recovering from last year’s hits by Maria and Irma.
“Be brave, have fun,” Jennie Boggess instructs as she leads a room full of young students at Camp Curiosity, hosted by the Daviess County, Kentucky, Public Schools. Boggess is the development director for the Owensboro Dance Theatre and today she is preparing students for a finale performance to cap the four-week summer camp. “The idea of… Read More
Some firefighters, EMTS and police officers say recent mass shootings have brought to the surface their own trauma, buried over years on the job. Many find it hard to open up and seek help.
Supporters and opponents of Judges Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Barrett have waged a fierce battle for their candidate. But are the differences little more than a summer camp color war?
CINCINNATI (AP) – A Republican senator and former U.S. trade official says he’s concerned about the impact President Donald Trump’s tariff battles will have on the Ohio economy. Sen. Rob Portman, a U.S. trade representative during George W. Bush’s presidency, says he supports being tough with China but would like to see more caution and… Read More
Computer scientist Avi Rubin says all our smart devices — cars, phones, even fitness trackers — can be hacked. He warns that our network of connected technology puts us at risk for cyberattacks.
Ecologist Suzanne Simard shares how she discovered that trees use underground fungi networks to communicate and share resources, uprooting the idea that nature constantly competes for survival.
Wanis Kabbaj wants traffic to flow smoothly and efficiently, like the blood in our veins. He says driverless cars may be the solution to today’s highway gridlock.
CIRCLEVILLE — Circleville police are investigating threats and an unidentified substance sent to the offices of the local newspaper. Police say a suspicious letter was sent to the offices of the Circleville Herald on Thursday, according to a Facebook post and media release by the Circleville police. The letter reportedly contained “threats of physical harm”… Read More
At midnight, U.S. tariffs took effect on $34 billion worth of imported Chinese goods — and Beijing responded quickly. The tit for tat marks a significant escalation in the countries’ trade dispute.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A federal judge has handed down a prison sentence of more than six years for an Ohio man convicted of trying to help the Islamic State group. The 80-month sentence for Aaron Daniels on Friday in Columbus followed his guilty plea last July to a charge accusing him of attempting to… Read More
A group that wants a constitutional amendment to change the way process for the way Ohio kidney dialysis patients receive treatment submitted signatures to be on the fall ballot Wednesday. But the proposal is already facing opposition. Activists, including public union members, say the amendment would improve patient care. The measure would require stricter regulation of clinics providing those services… Read More
Journalist Sara Schonhardt has noticed how some young professionals are going back to their hometowns, or other smaller places, often to help revitalize communities. Sara started her career overseas, finishing her time as a foreign correspondent with a 3 1/2–year stint in Indonesia, as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Recently she returned to… Read More
With a backdrop of an Ohio late spring rain, musician Michael Nau, formerly of Page France and Cotton Jones, drew a faithful audience when he played at the Gladden House on day two of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. With his trademark vocals and captivating guitar melodies, Nau delivered a set of fan favorites and… Read More