Scientists: Ash tree species pushed to brink of extinction

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Five prominent species of ash tree in the eastern U.S. have been driven to the brink of extinction from years of lethal attack by a beetle, a scientific group says.

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  • Written by By MALCOLM RITTER , AP Science Writer

Ohio officer pulled from patrols over comments after arrest

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer is being pulled from patrol duties over comments he made following an arrest captured on a cellphone video that showed other officers kicking and punching the man.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS