GOP, Dem governors call for changes in House health bill


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A group of Republican and Democratic governors are echoing President Donald Trump's criticism of a House GOP health care bill, saying it threatens coverage for the most vulnerable. Instead, they're asking Senate leaders to work together on an overhaul of Democrat Barack Obama's health care law.

  • Written by By THOMAS BEAUMONT , Associated Press

Ohio school worker on Facebook urges violence against gays


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating a Facebook message urging violence against gays and expressing hope that an LGBTQ festival in Ohio's capital city "turns out like the Boston Marathon" that was bombed several years ago.


Doctors say US student freed by North Korea has brain damage


WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — An American college student who emerged from prison in North Korea in a coma has severe brain damage, but doctors don't know what caused it, a medical team treating him in Ohio said Thursday.

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  • Written by By DAKE KANG and DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took months of "quiet diplomacy," a change in U.S. presidents and an American diplomat's extraordinary, secret visit to Pyongyang to bring Otto Warmbier home.

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  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press

Ohio family band member suspected of killing mom, brother


BEACH CITY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family band member suspected of killing his mother and brother was in critical condition Friday at a Cleveland hospital after shooting himself in the head, authorities said.