• The Latest: US condemns attacks in France, Kuwait, Tunisia

    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France (AP) — The latest on the attack in southeastern France (all times local): ___ 8:25 p.m. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says "the United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia today."...

  • Univision drops Miss USA, Miss Universe over Trump comments

    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's fledgling GOP presidential bid quickly led to business fallout for him, with Univision saying it will drop the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants and cut all ties with Trump over comments on Mexican immigrants. The company said Thursday it was canceling...

  • Recovery efforts resume Friday for 9 killed in Alaska crash

    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska emergency crews will attempt Friday to recover the remains of eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot who were killed when their sightseeing plane crashed in a remote and rugged area of southeastern Alaska. Wind and rain prevented any recovery after...

  • Baseball squad makes history with first openly gay pro

    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Baseball history was made in Northern California wine country Thursday night when the sport's first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a...

  • Patrick Macnee, star of 1960s TV series 'The Avengers,' dies

    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Macnee, the British-born actor best known as dapper secret agent John Steed in the long-running 1960s TV series "The Avengers," has died. He was 93. Macnee died Thursday of natural causes with his family at his bedside in Rancho Mirage, his son Rupert said...

  • Hundreds attend 1st funerals for church shooting victims

    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A choir and band launched into one of Ethel Lance's favorite gospel tunes and roused hundreds of mourners from their seats Thursday in a crescendo of music at the first funeral for victims of the massacre at a historic black church. People stood to clap,...

  • Arrested prison guard denies knowing of inmates' escape plot

    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A prison guard charged in connection with the escape of two killers admitted providing them with tools, paint, frozen hamburger and access to a catwalk electrical box but says he never knew they planned to bust out, authorities say. As the search for the...

  • You'll want to cross these 15 amazing Colorado bridges

    Onlyinyourstate.com
    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Sir Isaac Newton once said, “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” Metaphorically, I agree. Literally, not so much, as the Centennial State is home to many of these stunning structures. Here are 15 amazing Colorado bridges that you’ll be ready to cross.

  • Dzohkhar Tsarnaev moved to Colorado prison

    News services
    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison in Florence, Colo., the Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed Thursday, according to a CBS report. A jury sentenced Tsarnaev to death in April for his role in the 2013 blasts that left three dead and hundreds...

  • McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards. The world's biggest hamburger chain said Thursday 48 percent of Happy Meals orders chose soda as a beverage in the U.S. after it was...

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