2 soldiers injured after Black Hawk helicopter hard landing

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson says a Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County, injuring two soldiers onboard.

The military says it's investigating how the...

China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched a major military parade through Beijing to commemorate Japan's World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make his country Asia's pre-eminent...

Fan injured at Fenway Park expected to leave hospital

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say a fan who was injured at Fenway Park trying to catch a foul ball is expected to be released from a hospital Wednesday night.

The man flipped backward over a railing in the...

Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them...

China launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japan

BEIJING (AP) — China launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japan.

Dickey throws 4-hitter, Jays beat Indians 5-1

TORONTO (AP) — R.A. Dickey pitched a four-hitter to win his seventh straight decision, Josh Donaldson had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Wednesday night.

Toronto won...

Feeling 'tight,' Serena Williams moves forward in Slam bid

NEW YORK (AP) — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century — hit her Wednesday.

That, she said, is why her...

Police cruiser hit by gunfire, crashes, catches fire

MILLIS, Mass. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who fired at a police cruiser in a town southwest of Boston, and schools are being closed as a precaution.

The police car crashed and caught fire Wednesday...