Ohio Gov. Kasich will chair Midwestern Governors Association


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has been named chairman of the Midwestern Governors Association ahead of a September summit in Columbus planned by the public-policy-focused group.


Young John Glenn's pillowcase featured planets, stars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When future astronaut John Glenn nestled in his bed, it may not have been sugar plums that danced in his head, but celestial bodies.

JohnGlenn pillow

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

School-walkout unity also lays bare division among students

As she addressed the crowd during the walkout at her Idaho high school, Kylee Denny faced heckles and name-calling from a group of students carrying American flags, she said. The counterprotesters included many familiar faces, including her boyfriend's stepbrother.

  • Written by By CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL MELIA , Associated Press