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Thursday 20 January 2011
A woman who was unable to utter a word for more than a decade has spoken of a "miracle" after her speech was restored in a pioneering transplant.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
A ten-year old boy suspected of shooting dead his mother may have argued with her beforehand about whether to carry firewood into the home, a sheriff's deputy said.
Friday 12 November 2010
A smokestack being demolished at an old power plant toppled in the wrong direction and sent spectators scrambling before knocking down two 12,000-volt power lines and crashing into a building which housed back-up generators.
Monday 07 June 2010
The death toll from a tornado in the US has risen to at least seven after storms unleashed a "war zone" of destruction in north-west Ohio.
Monday 21 December 2009
Kelly Pavlik stopped challenger Miguel Espino in the fifth round to retain his WBC and WBO middleweight titles in front of a hometown crowd in Youngstown, Ohio, late on Saturday night.
Wednesday 16 September 2009
A death row prisoner was driven to trying to insert lethal injection needles into his own arms after executioners spent more than two hours failing to find suitable veins.
Friday 31 July 2009
Two police chiefs suspected of snooping for tabloid fodder at the home of a surrogate mother for actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have been arrested on undisclosed charges.
Thursday 23 July 2009
A three-year-old boy died after apparently shooting himself in the face with his father's gun, according to police in the US.
Thursday 19 March 2009
I'm big into bluesy rock from Ohio these days! Dan Auerbach/The Black Keys are proudly from OH as are the Heartless Bastards. Singer Erika Wennerstrom has an unbelievable voice and they played some of my favorite songs off their new album, The Mountain, at the Paste Magazine party.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/the_campaign_trailers/2008/10/joe-the-plumber.html">US Campaign Trail: 'Joe the Plumber' goes global</a>
Thursday 16 October 2008
At the weekend Barack Obama was approached by Joe Wurzelbacher, a burly and bald small business owner and an unregistered Ohio voter, who is now famous as "Joe the plumber".
Tuesday 14 October 2008
A double murderer who claimed he was too fat to be safely executed was put to death by lethal injection today.
Thursday 06 March 2008
The television networks had just declared Ohio for Hillary Clinton and the crowd cramming the ballroom inside the Athenaeum in central Columbus was raising the roof. "I have only one thing to say," Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, almost crooned into the microphone: "I told you so!"
Wednesday 16 January 2008
Kenny Richey, who was released last week after spending 21 years on death row in the US, has said he has considered suicide more often since returning home to Edinburgh than he did during his time in jail.
Tuesday 13 September 2005
Sunday 07 August 2005
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27