Soybean acres to exceed corn for the first time in 35 years


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Corn has been dethroned as the king of crops as farmers reported Thursday they intend to plant more soybeans than corn for the first time in 35 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its annual prospective planting report.

  • Written by By DAVID PITT , Associated Press

Woman sexted with lawmaker, now she wants to replace him

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman with whom an Ohio state lawmaker exchanged sexual text messages has launched a campaign to unseat him and threatened to release more details about their relationship if he doesn't resign.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

4 transgender people sue for changes to birth certificates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four transgender people who say Ohio won't allow them to change the gender listings of their birth certificates to properly reflect their identities sued the state on Thursday.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Trump warns he may freeze SKorea trade deal for NKorea talks

RICHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to hold up the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea in an effort to gain more leverage in potential talks with North Korea.