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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated at 4:54 PM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) " Alabama's parole board decided Wednesday against freeing a one-time Ku Klux Klansman convicted in a church bombing that killed four black girls more than 50 years ago. The decision to keep Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., 78, imprisoned was met with applause. Relatives of three of the slain girls spoke against Blanton's release during the hearing. "Justice is served," Lisa McNair, sister of bombing victim Denise McNair, said afterward. Blanton is the last...

Updated at 4:54 PM

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (AP) " So far this week, Donald Trump has careened from controversy to controversy, sparking headlines by escalating fights with a military family, his party's top-elected official and, even, it seemed, a baby. The...

Updated at 4:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " In another win for cable cord-cutters, Time Warner has become the latest media company to invest in streaming service Hulu. The move could boost the viability of an online TV service that Hulu is expected to launch next year...

Updated at 4:49 PM

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) " Veterinarians at Busch Gardens had to euthanize "Pinky" the dancing flamingo after a man grabbed her from an animal viewing area and threw her to the ground. According to a police report, 45-year-old Joseph Anthony Corrao...

Updated at 4:48 PM

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) " Prosecutors on Wednesday brought the first-ever terrorism charges against a law enforcement officer in the U.S., alleging that a patrol officer with the D.C. region's Metro Transit Police was caught buying $250 worth of...

Updated at 4:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 12:45 p.m. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says that President Barack Obama has confidence in the America's electoral process and everybody else should...

Updated at 4:40 PM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) " Worried you might catch the Zika virus? Scammers and bug spray companies are counting on it. Marketers know this is the time to pounce: The summer Olympics are about to start in Brazil, where the recent Zika epidemic...

Updated at 4:36 PM

Tuesday was the Season 3 premiere of Bachelor in Paradise, and as was the...

Updated at 4:32 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " Schools in the Middle East are facing major budget shortfalls ahead of the new academic year, leaving some 1 million Syrian refugee children out of school, according to a report published late Tuesday by Theirworld, an international...

Updated at 4:31 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Two days before the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the sporting action has begun in the spiritual home of soccer...

Updated at 4:30 PM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) " Zimbabwe police on Wednesday fired tear gas and water cannons to break up anti-government protests in the capital, Harare, as frustrations grow over a rapidly deteriorating economy. Police beat up several journalists...

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