Strong winds down trees, power lines, cause outages

Strong winds have downed trees and power lines and led to power outages across many parts of Ohio
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Diver dies while doing repair work at Central Texas lake

Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake
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Depression 101: Dallas schoolkids learn about mental health

Dozens of Dallas-area schools are among a growing number around the world that are teaching children how to spot the signs of depression in themselves and other
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'This Is Us' star Milo Ventimiglia honored at Harvard

"This Is Us" actor Milo Ventimiglia is being honored as Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals
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2 Boston men indicted on gun and drug charges in Vermont

Two men have been indicted on federal charges that they brought crack cocaine to Vermont in exchange for firearms intended for use in a "war" in Boston that one
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Police debunk alleged Girl Scout cookie money theft

Police say an alleged theft of $1,000 from a Girl Scout troop selling cookies at a New Jersey mall didn't happen as originally reported
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Saudi prince's anti-corruption sweep ends with $106B netted

Saudi Arabia's unprecedented anti-corruption sweep that saw top princes, businessmen, military officers and officials detained at the Ritz-Carlton has concluded
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Milo Ventimiglia named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Milo Ventimiglia, who stars in the award-winning hit television drama "This is Us," has been named 2019 Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Th
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Keeping tradition, Gov. DeWine plans Statehouse speech

New Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to deliver his first State of the State address in Columbus, breaking with his predecessor's pattern of taking the annual speech
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Bryce Dallas Howard honored by Harvard's Hasty Pudding

Actor, producer and director Bryce Dallas Howard has been named 2019 Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals
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Meg Medina wins Newbery medal, Sophie Blackall the Caldecott

Meg Medina's "Merci Suarez Changes Gears" has won the prestigious John Newbery Medal for "outstanding contribution to children's literature"
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Fund awards more than $90,000 to stop trafficking in Ohio

A children's advocacy group has awarded more than $90,000 in grants to help keep at-risk youth in Ohio safe from human trafficking
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Palestinians, Israeli police scuffle at Jerusalem holy site

Palestinian officials: Scuffles at tense Jerusalem holy site after mosque guards refuse entry to Israeli policeman
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Los Angeles policeman who shot 2 won't face criminal charges

A Los Angeles policeman who killed two people in two weeks _ including a 14-year-old boy _ won't face criminal charges
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Former speaker elected to again lead Ohio House

A divided Ohio House has chosen Rep. Larry Householder as speaker, ending a months-long, contentious fight over the leadership position
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Teen sentenced to life in prison for slaying of 98-year-old

A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the strangulation death of a 98-year-old Ohio woman
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Anonymous letter blasts Ohio business owner's anti-hate sign

An Ohio small business owner says a small sign promoting empathy and kindness he put in his window prompted an anonymous letter criticizing him for his 'politic
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Trust for US bondholders sues Venezuela over defaulted debt

A trust representing holders of Venezuelan bonds has gone to New York federal court demanding payment on more than $34 million in unpaid debt
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FBI: Florida man posted bomb instructions for extremists

A Florida man has been arrested on charges of posting detailed bomb-making instructions to online sites frequented by extremists such as supporters of the Islam
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Investigation yields few clues on missing Colorado woman

Colorado police are asking for help in their search for a missing woman, whose family calls her disappearance completely out of character for the mother of a on
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Judge won't drop suit against ex-deputy in school shooting

A judge Wednesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a parent of a student slain at a Florida high school against a former deputy assigned to the school, rej
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Governor wants judge removed amid immigration probe

Massachusetts's governor wants a local judge pulled off the bench amid a federal investigation into whether she helped a man evade immigration officials
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Sentence upheld for Florida man who put killing on Facebook

An appeals court has upheld life in prison for a Florida man who shot his wife and posted a photo of her corpse on Facebook
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Iran's Rouhani calls Israel a 'cancerous tumor'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called Israel a "cancerous tumor" established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East
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