GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio health system is opening a new hospital in suburban Columbus as it deals with a scandal involving a doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients who died. The 210-bed Mount Carmel Grove City hospital opens Sunday. Mount Carmel HealthRead More →

Minnesota Twins’ Nelson Cruz, left, is congratulated by Eddie Rosario after his solo home run off Baltimore Orioles’ pitcher Alex Cobb in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 26, 2019, in Minneapolis. Rosario followed Cruz with a solo home run. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Baltimore Orioles pitcher AlexRead More →

After she was raped in college, Amanda Nguyen realized just how flawed the country’s sexual assault laws were. But instead of falling victim to a broken system that placed much of the burden on the survivor, the then-Harvard student decided to change it. In 2013, Nguyen founded the civil rightsRead More →

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they’ve identified two North Carolina men who died in a small plane crash in Kentucky and neither are certified pilots. Police said in a statement Thursday that the plane they were flying is believed to have been either stolen or used withoutRead More →

WTOP’s Jason Fraley previews Awesome Con Jason Fraley https://wtop.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AWESOME-CON-2019-jfray.mp3Download audio If you see Vulcan or Wookie costumes riding the Metro this weekend, don’t be alarmed. It’s just the return of the seventh annual Awesome Con, which brings celebrities and their cosplay fans to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center thisRead More →

ATLANTA (AP) — Some students at Spelman College aren’t happy about the selection of Atlanta’s black female mayor as this year’s commencement speaker. The students at the city’s historically black women’s college told WSB-TV that they believe Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is in favor of gentrification. Spelman student Alexi DickersonRead More →

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a proposed homeless shelter in San Francisco’s Embarcadero (all times local): 10 p.m. San Francisco port commissioners have approved a proposal to put a temporary homeless shelter along the Embarcadero. Tuesday night’s unanimous vote authorizes the port to lease a parking lot toRead More →

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Two lawsuits have been filed against an Illinois man whose son is accused of killing four people and injuring three others in a shooting at a Nashville Waffle House. The lawsuits were filed in Tazewell County on Monday — the anniversary of the shooting — againstRead More →

A historic home on Dent Place NW in D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood has a surprisingly modern interior. (Courtesy Georgetown House Tour) The highlight of the Georgetown home, recently renovated by architect Christian Zapatka, is a continual wall of floor-to-ceiling steel and glass windows that separate the indoor living space from the outdoor world.Read More →