Sy Perlis set the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters record for bench press in the 90-and-over when he benched 187.2 pounds at the National Bench Push-Pull Press and Dead Lift Championships.
Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday signed a law protecting Christmas and other holiday celebrations in Texas public schools from legal challenges.
FIFA has ruled male head covers are acceptable to wear during matches, a decision that goes against the ban on turbans imposed by the sport’s provincial governing body in Quebec.
Soccer’s world governing body says male players can
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Hurley had a great opportunity: He could multiply sales and staff by converting his metal-stamping business from one that made brackets for the automotive industry into a top-tier supplier of satellite dishes to
Obama says a Father’s Day luncheon at the White House on Friday was a great way for all the dads to celebrate the coming occasion and remember how lucky they are.
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Detroit’s emergency manager says the city is defaulting on about $2.5 billion of debt.
Kevyn Orr said Friday that Detroit is asking creditors to take about 10 cents on the dollar of what they’re
BOSTON (AP) — A bookmaker is testifying that he and other bookies were forced to pay James “Whitey” Bulger and his gang to stay in business and if they didn’t, they were told they could “wind up in
DRIGGS, Idaho (AP) — The top administrator at an eastern Idaho high school is standing behind his decision to drop the school’s Redskins nickname, but is putting on hold plans to remove signs and logos from the school.
CHICAGO (AP) — Award-winning chef Charlie Trotter is being sued by two New York wine collectors who say he sold them a bottle of wine for more than $46,000 that wasn’t what it said on the label.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers has asked the Veterans Affairs Department to offer credit monitoring to veterans and dependents in its computer records.
That’s because of data theft that could include personal information such as
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are turning lower in midday trading on Wall Street at the end of a volatile week.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 67 points, or 0.5 percent, at 15,106 as of noon
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says the only way to get a nuclear North Korea to disarm is for nations to “close ranks” and demand it.
That’s from the U.S. envoy on North Korea, Glyn Davies. Davies said
WARSAW (AP) — Polish prosecutors say they will investigate a commander in a notorious Nazi SS-led unit who has been found to be living in Minnesota.
An Associated Press investigation revealed Friday that Michael Karkoc, 94, entered the
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Residents of a Flagstaff neighborhood scurried to put out a fire started by three juveniles burning ants with a magnifying glass.
The Arizona Daily Sun (http://bit.ly/17M6tV2 ) that the juveniles included 13- and 14-year-old
Phone call logs, credit card records, emails, Skype chats, Facebook message, and more: The precise nature of the NSA’s sweeping surveillance apparatus has yet to be confirmed.