Wie, Piller added to Solheim Cup team

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Morgan Pressel played her way onto another Solheim Cup team. Michelle Wie is returning as a captain’s pick. The American and European teams were completed Sunday at St. Andrews at the Women’s British…

Boat collides with island in Ontario; woman killed

GEORGIAN BAY TOWNSHIP, Ontario (AP) — Police say a 70-year-old woman is dead and five people are injured after a boat collided with a small island on a lake in Ontario. Ontario Provincial police say two vessels were…

‘Lost’ star Andrews relishes ‘Wonderland’ change

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Naveen Andrews says he welcomed the transition from a movie about Princess Diana to a TV series inspired by “Alice in Wonderland.” The former “Lost” star plays the villainous Jafar in ABC’s fall…

As PED-Day looms, will it deter drugs in baseball?

Baseball’s PED-Day is set to launch. The question now is whether this will stop the drug cheats once and for all. To Logan Morrison, the suspensions and shame and loss in salary might not be enough. To really…

Tighter security at some US missions over al-Qaida threat

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Security forces have closed roads, put up extra blast walls and increased patrols near some of the 22 U.S. diplomatic missions in the Muslim world that Washington has ordered closed for the weekend following…

Skydiving teacher killed in tandem jump

LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A skydiving instructor from Pensacola, Fla., died in a remote swamp after a tandem jump that hospitalized his student, Lamar County Sheriff Da……

Police kill armed 14-year-old boy on NYC street

NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie police officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a street early Sunday after he refused to drop his gun and pointed it at them, authorities said. Shaaliver Douse died of a…

Time Warner blackout of CBS goes into 3rd day

NEW YORK (AP) — Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other cities remained without access to CBS on Sunday, meaning they could miss Tiger Woods’ attempt to win the Bridgestone Invitational.…

Foundation underwrites NE Ohio museum programming

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A foundation with ties to northeast Ohio will finance six exhibits over the next three years to attract more art museum visitors. The $750,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation…

Newsweek to be purchased by IBT Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Newsweek is being sold for the second time in just a few years. The owner of the International Business Times said it’s buying what is now an online-only brand for an undisclosed sum from…

The world’s 10 highest lottery jackpots

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing is predicted to be at least $400 million, which would put it in the top five of the largest lottery jackpots of all time. Here’s a look at the world’s 10…

Time Warner blackout of CBS goes into 3rd day

NEW YORK (AP) — Three million Time Warner Cable customers primarily in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas remained without access to CBS for a third day, meaning they could miss Tiger Woods’ attempt to win the Bridgestone…

Syria’s war splits nation into 3 distinct regions

BEIRUT (AP) — More than two years into Syria’s civil war, the once highly-centralized authoritarian state has effectively split into three distinct parts, each boasting its own flags, security agencies and judicial system. In each area, religious, ideological…