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'Fetal heartbeat' in abortion laws taps emotion, not science

May. 14, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dr. Michael Cackovic has treated his share of pregnant women. So when Republican lawmakers across the U.S. began passing bans on abortion at what they term “the first detectable fetal heartbeat,” he was exasperated. That's because at the...

Today in History

May. 13, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2021. There are 232 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 13, 1607, English colonists arrived by ship at the site of what became the Jamestown...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 10, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. May 9, 2021. Editorial: $20 million can’t reduce Akron’s gun violence without innovation, clear plan Guns remain at the heart of America’s political divide. On the streets of Akron and most large...

Stefanik's political evolution mirrors story of today's GOP

May. 08, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time, not long ago, when Elise Stefanik would not say Donald Trump's name. He was simply “my party's presidential nominee,” she would say. The pragmatic New York congresswoman was far more focused on welcoming a new generation of voters...

Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test

May. 04, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year's election was stolen from him. On Capitol...

Today in History

May. 04, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 4, the 124th day of 2021. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4, 1961, the first group of “Freedom Riders” left Washington, D.C. to challenge...

Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test

May. 03, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year's election was stolen from him. On Capitol...

'Way of the dodo': Campus bookstore's end sparks firing feud

Apr. 23, 2021 07:52 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andre Brady loved his job as a sales manager at the Youngstown State University bookstore. Ordering retail books and study guides. Dealing with customers. Coordinating sales of spirit wear, supplies and textbooks. And watching it all pay off as the business ended each...

EXPLAINER: Training limits officer's choice for deadly force

Apr. 22, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The second-guessing of a Columbus police officer who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl Tuesday as she swung a knife toward another girl began just seconds after the last shot, as bystanders demanded to know why the officer had fired his gun. It continued on social...

Fore! Biden plays golf for the first time as president

Apr. 17, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden has taken his first swing at a presidential pastime: golf. Biden, once an avid golfer, played Saturday at the Wilmington Country Club, not far from his Delaware home where he was spending the weekend. It was his first time...