Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
President Obama defended a limited three-year resolution saying the country is not benefited “by being on a perpetual war footing.”
Republicans find Obama galling, in part, because he seems so blithe in defying them. To them, the historical page that is being turned at this moment is the one with Obama’s face on it.
In Belgium, police say they disrupted a major attack when they arrested 13 suspects and seized guns, munitions and explosives.
The U.S. and Cuba will start talks on normalizing relations and discuss opening a U.S. Embassy in Havana. Also today, Cuba freed USAID contractor Alan Gross on humanitarian grounds.
Republicans needed to pick up just six seats in Tuesday’s midterm elections to wrest control of the Senate. In the House, the key question was how big the GOP majority would be next year.
The case, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, is perhaps the most important decision of the term. It centers on the Affordable Care Act’s guarantee of no-cost prescription contraception.
President Obama says the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help it cope with a Sunni extremist group, but Americans won’t be taking up combat roles.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nonfarm payroll employment rose by 288,000 in April. In a separate survey, the unemployment rate dipped by 0.4 percent.
Prime Minister Najib Razak says new analysis by satellite company Inmarsat shows that the plane took a southerly route toward an area off western Australia “far from any landing sites.”