WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Four years and 10 conventions later, the organizers of the popular local "One Tree Hill" conventions held what's being called its final fan gathering — but a swelling...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The top Democrat in the Kansas House and a Republican leader in the state Senate have named new chiefs of staff.
House Minority Leader Tom Sawyer of Wichita announced Tuesday that Heather Scanlon will become is top aide. Scanlon has been the House Democrats' communications director for more than two years and also has been communications director for the Kansas Democratic Party.
She replaces Cory Sheedy, who took a job on Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's staff.
BUMPASS, Va. (AP) — A father has been hospitalized in critical condition after trying to save his special-needs son, who drowned in Virginia's Lake Anna.
News outlets report that a witness saw 54-year-old David Michael Murray hanging onto an inflated boat Sunday at Louisa County's Jerdone Island subdivision. Murray said he was looking for his 21-year-old son Ryan David Murray, who couldn't swim.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In "The Beach House," Andie MacDowell plays a warm-hearted widow, Lovie, who's devoted to her grown (but still growing up) children and another vulnerable brood, the sea turtles that nest near her oceanside cottage.
NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup says it will slightly raise pay for women and minorities to close a gap with men and whites.
The big bank said an internal survey showed women get 99 percent as much as men in similar jobs and minorities in the U.S. get 99 percent as much as whites. Those are smaller gaps than in the overall workforce.
The bank's head of human resources said Monday it told employees it will raise compensation this year to help close the gaps.