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Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall

Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.
The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday night during a ceremony jammed with scintillating perfo ... (full story)


Ohio high school students make prosthetic hand for toddler

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — When Addy Johnson twirls and dances around her Findlay living room, it's obvious the 20-month-old has an affection for the color pink and her Finding Nemo stuffed animal.
But when the toddler asks her mother, Tiffany, to hold her, only one hand is outstretched.
Addy was born with a rare congenital co ... (full story)


Shake it up

Dear Mr. Berko: I don't want to miss out on the next Chipotle or Panera Bread. So I decided to buy 500 shares of Shake Shack in my individual retirement account at $51 right after it came public at $21 in January. Its restaurants make great cheeseburgers, great fries and great milkshakes. Several times, my wife and I have had dinner ... (full story)


Sisters reunite in Ohio after state unseals adoption records

Sisters reunite in Ohio after state unseals adoption records

COLUMBUS (AP) — For a moment, Ellaztre Barnett looked at the woman before her without a glint of recognition. Then her hands clasped to her face in a flash, tears welling. This was the sister she had waited her whole life to meet.
Barnett, 34, was out to dinner this month with her family to celebrate her daughter Nataja Bla ... (full story)


529 Plans

Dear Mr. Berko: How does one define "middle class"? Both my wife and I work. We are college-educated, and we have 529 plans for our children, who are 11, 13 and 16. We've been told that the government wants to tax future withdrawals from 529 plans to help middle-class Americans afford their college costs. I think of us as ... (full story)