Depeche Mode, Cure, Muse top ACL Fest lineup

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse — this year’s expanded Austin City Limits Festival will feature something of a European invasion with five of eight headliners at least partially coming from across the Atlantic Ocean.…

Iran’s presidential race gets underway

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has started registering candidates for next month’s presidential election that will pick a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The hard-line Guardian Council, a constitutional watchdog that supervises the elections, will vet the applicants…

Spurs outlast Warriors in double OT 129-127

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Manu Ginobili’s 3-pointer from the wing with 1.2 seconds left in double overtime lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a thrilling 129-127 victory over the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry’s 44 points in…

Kings rally for 4-3 win to even series with Blues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar tied it with 12:46 to play, Justin Williams tipped home the go-ahead goal 76 seconds later, and the Los Angeles Kings evened their first-round series with the St. Louis Blues with a…

Microsoft touching up Windows 8 to address gripes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales. The tune up announced Tuesday won’t…

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2013. There are 238 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 7, 1763, Pontiac, chief of the Ottawa Indians, attempted to lead a sneak attack…
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Wichita BOE approves security upgrades

Students and staff at Wichita Public Schools are one step closer to having a state-of-the-art security system after vote Monday night by the school board.…

Red Wings beat Ducks 3-2 in Game 4, tie series

DETROIT (AP) — Damien Brunner scored with 4:50 left in overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 series-evening win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. Pavel Datsyuk scored a second game-tying goal for the Red…

‘Girls Gone Wild’ founder convicted of assault

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis was found guilty Monday of misdemeanor counts of assault and false imprisonment stemming from a dispute with three women after a night out at a Hollywood club in…

Calif. objects to moving inmates because of fungus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It is premature to move more than 3,000 inmates out of two state prisons until more is known about an airborne fungus that is being blamed for nearly three-dozen inmate deaths and hundreds of…

Rangers hold off Caps, cut deficit to 2-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Stepan and Arron Asham both scored tiebreaking goals in the third period for the New York Rangers in a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 3 on Monday night. The Rangers…

Bulls steal Game 1, top Heat 93-86

MIAMI (AP) — Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to…

Philippine volcano spews rocks, killing 5 climbers

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A mountain guide says three foreign climbers and their Filipino guide were killed when one of the Philippines’ most active volcanoes spewed rocks and ash after a 3-year calm. Albay provincial Gov. Joey Salceda…

Survivor of limo fire 5 describes what happened

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the survivors of a limousine fire that killed five people on a San Francisco Bay bridge is describing the terrifying moments — and disputing the driver’s version of events of what happened…

David Chang, Paul Kahan tie for top chef honor

NEW YORK (AP) — Food may not have been their first calling, but coming late to the culinary scene clearly hasn’t slowed David Chang and Paul Kahan. On Monday, the two were jointly honored as the nation’s most…