• Rose finds a new way to win 7th PGA Tour title

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) — It sounds like Justin Rose believes he's had a breakthrough in the Big Easy. The Pete Dye-designed TPC Louisiana doesn't have a layout that would seem to suit Rose's strengths. The Englishman also wasn't accustomed to contending in tournaments that require gunning...

  • No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top reliever on the market. That...

  • Super PAC's expensive attack ads driving GOP debate

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Super PAC unveiled a new TV ad Monday attacking Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer for voting to increase legislators' pensions in 2005. It's the latest salvo from Citizens for a Sound Government, the political action committee that supports Hal...

  • Burundi protests persist over president's third term bid

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Streets protests hit Burundi on Monday as anger swelled over the ruling party's decision to nominate President Pierre Nkurunziza for a third term, which many say is unconstitutional. Hundreds of demonstrators erected barricades and set tires alight in...

  • Truckers could stay home from nation's biggest port complex

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Los Angeles and Long Beach could stay home Monday in a long-running labor dispute. The results of a weekend vote from Teamsters are set to be revealed and could lead to a partial work stoppage at...

  • Q&A: Issues, possible legal outcomes in gay marriage cases

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples. The decision in United States v. Windsor did not address the validity of state marriage bans,...

  • Pioneer for gay marriage among lawyers for high court cases

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him, and two...

  • Thousands expected at Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands, including an aide to President Barack Obama, are expected at the funeral of a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries in the custody of Baltimore police. Funeral services are planned Monday for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died...

  • Repairs scheduled for US 30 in western Nebraska

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    DIX, Neb. (AP) — Pavement work is scheduled to begin the week of May 4 on U.S. Highway 30 in the Nebraska Panhandle. The Nebraska Roads Department says the work will run from Dix east to the Cheyenne County line. Pilot vehicles, temporary signals and 12-foot width restrictions will be...

  • House rebels blame GOP leaders for falling contributions

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests. Then came 2015. The Kentucky Republican voted against returning John Boehner, R-Ohio, to the speaker's job and opposed an effort...

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