Trump has embraced autocratic leaders without hesitation

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has displayed a striking willingness to embrace autocrats as potential partners in his “America First” agenda, even if it means ignoring their heavy-handed tactics and repression at home.

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath says the 92-year-old former president and father of former president George W. Bush has been in Methodist Hospital in Houston since Friday for observation because of a persistent cough.

Fort Wayne chosen to host NCAA events

The NCAA announced Tuesday that the Fort Wayne Mastodons and Manchester University Spartans were selected to host a total of five separate NCAA basketball championships events, starting in 2019, all taking place at the Memorial Coliseum.

Indiana purges 481K inactive voter registrations from rolls

The General Assembly adopted the mandatory voter roll purges in 2014, two years after two voter watchdog groups, Judicial Watch and True The Vote, sued Indiana, claiming the state failed to maintain clean voter registration lists.

Fresno shooter wanted to kill many white people, police say

Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, was arrested shortly after the rampage that left three white men dead, police said. Muhammad, who is black, fired 16 rounds in less than two minutes at four places within a block, shooting men who appeared to be going about their day, authorities say.

Trump targets visa program for highly skilled workers

President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, signing an order Tuesday in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers.

Zoo preps to unveil new male lion, Tasmanian devils

Also new at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in 2017 are a new male Sitatunga, a critically endangered radiated tortoise and new several new exhibits. The zoo opens for its 52nd season Saturday.