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  • Court: Testimony from OxyContin maker must be unsealed

    Court: Testimony from OxyContin maker must be unsealed FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court says the secret testimony from a former president of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of dangerously addictive opioid painkillers must be released to the public. A three-judge panel ruled Friday the deposition…

  • The Latest: Official identifies 7-year-old migrant who died

    The Latest: Official identifies 7-year-old migrant who died WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl (all times local): 10:45 a.m. An official with Guatemala’s foreign ministry has identified the 7-year-old migrant girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody as Jackeline Caal. The…

  • Sandy Hook school receives threat on shooting anniversary

    Sandy Hook school receives threat on shooting anniversary NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Sandy Hook Elementary School students have been sent home for the day after a bomb threat forced an evacuation on the sixth anniversary of the massacre that killed 20 first-graders and six educators. Newtown police say the…

  • Pair of abortion restrictions in Ohio head to Kasich’s desk

    Pair of abortion restrictions in Ohio head to Kasich’s desk COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican lawmakers have sent Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) a pair of new abortion restrictions, including legislation banning abortion at the first detectable fetal heartbeat that he’s vowed to veto. Following marathon lame-duck votes that extended…

  • Obama-era rule leads to $150M in student loan forgiveness

    Obama-era rule leads to 0M in student loan forgiveness The U.S. Education Department says it will start forgiving federal loans for 15,000 former students whose colleges closed before they could graduate. Department officials say the $150 million in loans will automatically be wiped clean, including about $80 million for…

  • McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

    McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s governor says U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the year from the U.S. Senate seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of Sen. Jon McCain.…

  • Canandaigua students targeted with 'sextortion' scheme by online predator

    Canandaigua students targeted with 'sextortion' scheme by online predator An online predator befriended students and convinced them to send photos and information. Then, the predator blackmailed the kids.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Canandaigua students targeted with 'sextortion' scheme by online predator

  • GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

    GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off DETROIT (AP) — The General Motors’ massive 14,000-person layoff announced last month might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 factory jobs slated for elimination will…