ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The chief of Minnesota's health insurance exchange has resigned abruptly after facing criticism over the rollout and a questionably timed vacation.
April Todd-Malmlov submitted her resignation Tuesday evening during a closed session of MNsure's governing board. She had been under increasing pressure over insurance sign-up problems. She also failed to get a vote of confidence from Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton last week.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Amish couple who fled their home with their 11-year-old daughter so she wouldn't be forced to get chemotherapy could be home for the holidays but not without a favorable decision from a judge, their lawyer says.
Attorney Maurice Thompson said he hopes the judge will issue a ruling soon on medical guardianship of Sarah Hershberger and she and her family can return home to rural northeast Ohio in time for Christmas.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Someone has stolen a life-size bronze bust of John F. Kennedy that's been on display for decades at a downtown Tucson park, city officials said Tuesday.
Officials said the bust that depicts JFK wearing a coat and tie was ripped clean off its granite base at Presidio Plaza. The bust measures 1 foot, 8 inches in height. Together with the base, it stood about 6 feet tall.
A city parks employee discovered the headless pedestal and...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected an amateur artist's attempt to bar the NFL from showing the Baltimore Ravens' original logo in documentary videos.
Frederick Bouchat's drawing of a winged shield bearing the letter B was the model for the logo used during the Ravens' early years. A jury ruled in 1998 that the Ravens stole the idea, but didn't award damages.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Tuesday that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration officials have transferred about 400 handwritten pages from the wartime diary of a key Nazi adviser to Adolf Hitler to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Alfred Rosenberg's words cover the rise of the Nazis from 1936 to 1944. The pages were likely smuggled into the U.S. after the war. After a lengthy investigation into the mystery of the missing diary, federal officials used a warrant to seize it in April but wouldn't say who had it...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three veteran House members from Iowa, Virginia and Utah have decided not to seek re-election in 2014, offering both parties an opportunity to gain a seat or two.
Retirement announcements came Tuesday from Rep. Tom Latham, a 10-term Iowa Republican from the Des Moines area; Rep. Frank Wolf, a 17-term Republican from northern Virginia; and Rep. Jim Matheson, a seven-term lawmaker from Utah.
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma on Tuesday executed a 48-year-old man convicted of the 1998 stabbing death of a horse trainer from Ringling.
Johnny Dale Black was pronounced dead at 6:08 p.m. Tuesday at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. He was the second inmate executed by the state in the past two weeks and the sixth put to death in Oklahoma this year.
Black was convicted of first-degree murder for fatally stabbing Bill Pogue, 54,...