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Activist behind anti-abortion heartbeat bill not at signing

One key activist wasn’t present when Republican Gov. Mike DeWine signed Ohio’s stringent heartbeat abortion ban


Ohio lawmakers get feedback on plans for more school funding

Ohio lawmakers considering public input on proposed school-funding changes are hearing from interested parties who say it’s a solid start to the discussion but want more


US industrial production slipped 0.1% in March

Industrial production fell in March, pulled down by a drop in mining output.


President ups attacks with Mueller report due Thursday

Associated Press WASHINGTON The president isn’t waiting. As Washington counts down the final


UK standup comedian Ian Cognito dies onstage during show

UK standup comedian Ian Cognito dies onstage during show LONDON British standup comedian Ian


House Democrat, treasury chief bicker over Trump tax returns

Associated Press WASHINGTON A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access


McConnell mum on Cain for Fed

Associated Press WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declining to say whether


WikiLeaks supporter arrested in Ecuador

An ace Swedish programmer who was an early, ardent supporter of WikiLeaks has been arrested in Ecuador in an alleged plot to blackmail the country’s president over his abandonment of Julian Assange.


FCC to hold big 5G auction, spend $20B for rural internet

Associated Press WASHINGTON The U.S. government will have a massive auction later this year to


Chairman to subpoena Trump’s accountant

The chairman of the House oversight committee said Friday he intends to subpoena President Donald Trump’s accountant for his financial records.


Trump considers releasing migrants in sanctuary cities only

President seeks new ways to pressure Dems to change laws Associated Press WASHINGTON


Russia closes grip on internet

Lawmakers approve bill that would expand government control Associated Press MOSCOW Russian


Governor signs bill banning abortions after first heartbeat

Legislation among nation’s most stringent Associated Press COLUMBUS A bill imposing one of the


Swallowed toys, coins, batteries spark rise in tot ER visits

Toys, coins and batteries are among objects that increasing numbers of U.S. children are swallowing, often requiring emergency treatment to remove


Other lies by child-impostor suspect alleged

Records show that a man charged with lying to federal agents about being a missing child was also accused of making up stories while in prison