California paternity-rights bill on hold

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — A bill sparked by a custody dispute involving “The Lost Boys” actor Jason Patric that would allow certain sper…

Mosquito-borne disease detected in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public health officials say mosquitoes collected in Alfred have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis,…

Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes dies at 44

LONDON (AP) — Jon Brookes, drummer with British indie rock band The Charlatans, has died. He was 44 and had been treated for brain cancer. T…