Judge: Ohio State didn't defame fired marching band director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state court has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a fired Ohio State University marching band director who claimed that negative statements surrounding his dismissal were slanderous, defamatory and an invasion of his privacy.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Protesters form a human wall to mock Trump's border plan

CLEVELAND (AP) — A few dozen demonstrators holding banners printed with a red-brick design formed a human wall Wednesday to mock Donald Trump's plan to seal off the Mexican border as another day of protests got underway in the streets outside the Republican convention.

  • Written by MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

Caitlyn Jenner: Easier to come out as trans than Republican

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prodding her party, Caitlyn Jenner said Wednesday it was easier to come out as transgender than as a Republican and conceded Democrats promote more inclusive policies.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press