• Women's World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

    Updated: 46 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television. The 5-2 victory Sunday, which gave the Americans a record third title, was seen by 26.7 million viewers. Fox said Monday its...

  • A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

    Updated: 46 min ago

    LONDON (AP) — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena. Never a fan of losing to her...

  • Gay couple granted Texas marriage license after lawsuit

    Updated: 47 min ago

    DALLAS (AP) — A gay couple was granted a marriage license Monday shortly after filing a federal lawsuit against a county clerk in Texas who cited religious opposition when denying them a license last week. Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton filed the lawsuit Monday morning against Hood County...

  • Kentucky clerk: Let people buy marriage licenses online

    Updated: 47 min ago

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky clerk of court wants the state to issue marriage licenses online so he doesn't have to. Casey Davis is one of a handful of county clerks across the country that have stopped issuing marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last month...

  • Spacecraft closing in on Pluto hits speed bump, but recovers

    Updated: 48 min ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is on track to sweep past Pluto next week despite hitting a "speed bump" that temporarily halted science collection. A computer overload prompted the spacecraft to partially shut down on July 4th — just days before the...

  • Authorities: Autistic boy, 6, on life support after beating

    Updated: 49 min ago

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a 6-year-old autistic boy is on life support after he was beaten by his mother's boyfriend. Defendant Aaron Vanmeter of Hancock was being held on $1 million bail after a hearing Monday in Hagerstown. His public defender didn't immediately...

  • Wildfires in Canada cause air quality advisory in Colorado

    Updated: 49 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in western Canada has triggered an air quality advisory in northeastern Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Monday the smoke could cause problems for people with heart disease or breathing ailments. The advisory...

  • US enjoys 1 final title celebration before leaving Canada

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head. A day after the United States claimed its third Women's World Cup title, the...

  • World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away. Those moments came on the pitch: From upstart Cameroon crashing the party in the knockout stage, to England's...

  • Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay turning heads in practice

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — One practice in and Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay is already talking titles. An NBA Summer League crown, anyway. Got to love rookies. New coach Michael Malone certainly does — especially this one. Mudiay, the seventh overall pick in the draft last month,...

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