Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Crew docks at International Space Station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 72

Read more...

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 68

Read more...

GOP-led House report debunks Benghazi allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Hits: 205

Read more...

Calm urged as Ferguson grand jury nears decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Hits: 163

Read more...

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Hits: 153

Read more...

Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Hits: 173

Read more...

Flooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Hits: 156

Read more...

AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al-Qaida after this year, U.S. officials said late Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Hits: 143

Read more...