Sunday, March 26, 2017

National

In this Feb. 24, 2017 file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich walks out of the White House in Washington. Failure of the Republican bill to overhaul Obama's health care law is welcomed by many governors, primarily in states that had expanded Medicaid. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY GEOFF MULVIHILL CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big ...
Janella Williams watches television for news on the healthcare vote while receiving treatment at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kan., Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

BY MATT SEDENSKY NEW YORK (AP) — Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief, others bubbled with frustration, and nearly all resigned themselves to the prospect that the latest chapter ...
In this Jan. 25, 2015 file photo, Debbie Reynolds, winner of the Screen Actors Guild lifetime award, left, and Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths. The ...
In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Monsignor William Lynn leaves a bail hearing at the Center for Criminal Justice in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Catholic church official’s 14-year legal odyssey over his handling of sex-abuse complaints won’t end anytime soon after a Philadelphia judge said Friday he ...
This combination of undated file photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledelle Lee. Both men are scheduled for execution on April 20, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP)

BY ANDREW DeMILLO VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month asked the parole board Friday to spare their lives, a longshot bid as ...
In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facilities are seen in Hardisty, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

BY GRANT SCHULTE LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, ...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, Stacy Biscardi searches the grounds of Mount Carmel Cemetery for a relatives' grave in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

BY RACHEL ZOLL NEW YORK (AP) — Jewish groups had pointed to scores of bomb threats against their communities as the most dramatic example of what they considered a surge ...
In this May 1, 2006 file photo, freshly caught cod are stacked on ice waiting for shipment at a fish processing plant in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

BY PATRICK WHITTLE ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn’t so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England’s fishing industry, but ...
Investigators walk to the home where four people were found dead, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Sacramento, California. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

BY DON THOMPSON SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police found four people, including two children, dead Thursday in a California home and a suspect was in custody, officials said. The four ...
The giant panda Bao Bao stands in an enclosure at its new home at the panda research base in Dujiangyan in southwest China's Sichuan province Friday, March 24, 2017. (Chinatopix via AP)

DUJIANGYAN, China (AP) — American-born giant panda Bao Bao made her first appearance Friday before the public in southwestern China following her move there from Washington, D.C. Bao Bao was ...
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