Firefighters in Southern California aided by heavy rain in the mountains above Palm Springs were starting to turn the tide Sunday on a stubborn wildfire that has burned across more than 40 square miles,
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A newspaper has reported that shortly before fire engulfed the back of a stretch limousine and killed five Northern California women in May, the driver had turned up the music in the vehicle
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager Bo Porter is defending Erik Bedard’s decision to remove himself from Saturday night’s game against Seattle with a no-hitter in the seventh inning because of a high pitch count and says he wouldn’t
GENEVA (AP) — Tina Turner is celebrating her wedding to Erwin Bach with a party at her Swiss lakeside estate near Zurich.
Swiss media are reporting that pop stars David Bowie, Sade and talk show impresario Oprah Winfrey
Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego:
STYLE AND TECHNIQUE MAKE AND BREAK PERCEPTIONS
Artist J.H. Williams III says that the artists who illustrate comic books can help change the way
Some prominent Kansas Democrats expect their party’s top candidate for governor to emerge by Labor Day for a challenge to Republican incumbent Sam Brownback.
TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays activated outfielder Melky Cabrera off the 15-day disabled list Sunday and optioned right-hander Neil Wagner to Triple-A Buffalo.
The switch-hitting Cabrera started in left field and batted fifth Sunday against Tampa Bay.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins top draft pick Dion Jordan is sitting out the start of training camp because his surgically repaired right shoulder has not fully healed, and he has been placed on the non-football injury
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Sam Hornish Jr. is the fastest qualifier for Sunday’s STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Hornish reached 178.341 mph in his No. 12 Ford. It was Hornish’s first Nationwide pole since Watkins Glen last August.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Since taking the helm of the world’s biggest church in March, Pope Francis has waded into massive crowds with minimal protection to hug children and wash the feet of the faithful. He has
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers activated Matt Kemp from the 15-day disabled list Sunday.
The centerfielder, who had been hindered by inflammation in his left shoulder after offseason surgery, was listed sixth in the Dodgers’ lineup
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is urging Greece to continue its efforts to stabilize its debt-ridden economy.
Lew is on a one-day visit to Greece after attending a Group of 20 summit in Russia. He
CINCINNATI (AP) — With the survival of a species on the line, Cincinnati Zoo scientists are hoping to mate their lone female Sumatran rhino with her little brother.
The desperation breeding effort with the rhino siblings follows a
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The list of creditors for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee includes hundreds of child sexual abuse victims, along with a bank, pension funds and others typical in bankruptcy cases. It also includes one less usual: a
Blue-collar workers poured into the cavernous auto plants of Detroit for generations, confident that a sturdy back and strong work ethic would bring them a house, a car and economic security. It was a place where the American