- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Jul-06-15 10:01 am
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
- Low turnout marks anti-gay demonstration in Kenya Updated: Jul-06-15 9:26 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - A demonstration against homosexuality in Kenya fizzled Monday after attracting only a handful of protesters.
- Newport's Cliff Walk by Gilded Age mansions now smoke-free Updated: Jul-06-15 9:00 am
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - Now that smokers can no longer light up on Newport's iconic Cliff Walk, the only thing breathtaking is the view.
- New lodges replace old cabins at Yellowstone's Canyon area Updated: Jul-06-15 9:00 am
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming - Five new lodges are under construction at Yellowstone National Park's Canyon Lodge that will replace 400 outdated cabins.
- Clinton unveiling 2016 policy ideas on families, economy Updated: Jul-06-15 9:00 am
WASHINGTON - Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.
- Clinton offers reassurance to gay youth in web posting Updated: Jul-06-15 8:59 am
WASHINGTON - Boosting her social media outreach to younger voters, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seeking to offer reassurance to gay youths in a posting that is drawing wide online attention.
- Facing record migrant flows, Hungary tightens asylum system Updated: Jul-06-15 8:56 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary's parliament has approved amendments tightening the country's asylum system, a response to the record number of migrants and refugees reaching the country over the past year.
- Zimbabwean government exports elephants despite protest Updated: Jul-06-15 8:44 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe - The Zimbabwean government has exported about 20 elephants to China, ignoring a protest by animal rights groups.
- Legislature exempts utilities regulators from info rules Updated: Jul-06-15 8:14 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Communications between members of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority between scheduled meetings are off-limits to the public in legislation approved by the General Assembly.
- South Africa's Tutu renews vows after 60 years in wedlock Updated: Jul-06-15 7:53 am
JOHANNESBURG - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionately known to many South Africans as "Arch," kissed his bride of 60 years, Leah.
- Boy killed in utility terrain vehicle accident Updated: Jul-06-15 6:59 am
GREENSBURG, Louisiana - St. Helena Parish sheriff's deputies say a 12-year-old boy died in a utility terrain vehicle crash that also resulted in the arrest of the vehicle's driver.
- Public Advocate: Kids spend too much time in NYC foster care Updated: Jul-06-15 6:17 am
NEW YORK - New York City's public advocate says children are spending too much time in the city's foster care system and between multiple homes.
- Heritage title for Japan industry sites draws mixed reaction Updated: Jul-06-15 6:14 am
TOKYO - Japanese officials Monday celebrated the U.N. cultural body's approval of world heritage status for 23 historic sites showing the country's transformation from feudal isolation into an industrial power at the end of the 19th century.
- The Latest: Spain ready to talk about third Greek bailout Updated: Jul-06-15 6:01 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest on the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):
- Dearborn considers whether to ban smoking in public parks Updated: Jul-06-15 5:32 am
DEARBORN, Michigan - The city of Dearborn is considering whether to ban smoking in all of its public parks because of health concerns.
- Man threatens pastor during Daytona Beach church service Updated: Jul-06-15 5:26 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Members of a Daytona Beach church got a scare when a man threatened their pastor during Sunday services.
- Blacks torn between anger, mercy for Charleston shooter Updated: Jul-06-15 4:16 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black church's members, including the pastor.
- Vermont to get grant to expand substance abuse prevention Updated: Jul-06-15 4:04 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Officials say a major federal grant will allow Vermont to expand statewide a program aimed at reducing substance abuse among 12- to 25-year-olds.
- Twin Cities group adds stray dogs to facial recognition app Updated: Jul-06-15 3:46 am
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minnesota - The American Humane Society in the Twin Cities is adding photos of stray dogs it takes in to a database that uses facial-recognition technology to reunite lost pets with their owners.
- Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage Updated: Jul-06-15 3:13 am
WASHINGTON - In 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment "to protect the institution of marriage." Voters in 13 states changed their constitutions to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. In most of those states, the vote wasn't even close.
- To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists Updated: Jul-05-15 10:31 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy.
- Ballerina Misty Copeland heading to Broadway's 'On the Town' Updated: Jul-05-15 9:14 pm
NEW YORK - Ballerina Misty Copeland, who just became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, has another breakthrough planned - a debut on Broadway.
- Idaho's gay marriage ban remains in state constitution Updated: Jul-05-15 5:35 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, but nestled in the Idaho Constitution remains the provision that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.
- Trial to examine retaliation charge against Arizona sheriff Updated: Jul-05-15 5:10 pm
PHOENIX - The sheriff of metro Phoenix has long been known for jailing inmates in tents and pink underwear and cracking down on illegal immigration. But an upcoming trial will force Sheriff Joe Arpaio to answer for a pattern of behavior that his critics have long found deeply troubling.
- In Trinidad, joint unit of police, soldiers to combat gangs Updated: Jul-05-15 5:08 pm
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Trinidad and Tobago's leader has created a combined national security force to combat gang violence in a crime-troubled community.