• Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global...

  • Mexico news photographer found slain in capital

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A photographer for the Mexican investigative magazine Proceso, who had fled his home state after being harassed, was among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartment in Mexico City, according to the magazine. The body of Ruben Espinosa, who collaborated...

  • Seahawks finalize contract extension with LB Bobby Wagner

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Right on the heels of signing quarterback Russell Wilson to a contract extension, the Seattle Seahawks have locked up All-Pro middle linebacker Bobby Wagner. The Seahawks and Wagner finalized a four-year contract extension on Saturday night, making sure Seattle keeps...

  • At 93, TV producer Lear seeks to keep pushing boundaries

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran TV producer Norman Lear of "All in the Family" fame is looking ahead to his next groundbreaking series. Lear, 93, told a TV critics' meeting Saturday that he's working on a Hispanic version of his single-parent comedy "One Day at a Time." "I love...

  • Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief Gen. Jose Baella said some of the...

  • Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. The wireless carrier and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers...

  • WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests. The moves come after an Associated Press investigation...

  • Anderson goes 6-plus innings in Indians' 5-1 loss to A's

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cody Anderson pitched in front of family and friends for the first time. He enjoyed the experience despite coming out on the losing end. Anderson tossed 6 2/3 strong innings, but the Cleveland Indians dropped a 5-1 decision to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday...

  • Giants win 9-7 in 11 innings to spoil Texas debut for Hamels

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Hamels understood not getting to finish the eighth inning of his debut with the Texas Rangers. Hamels, who threw a no-hitter in his final start for Philadelphia, walked off the mound with a three-run lead over the San Francisco Giants after giving up a...

  • 49ers deal with loose sod in Levi's Stadium on first day

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It took less than 30 minutes into the San Francisco 49ers' first training camp practice for the Levi's Stadium sod to come up in pieces, also only a couple of hours after the venue hosted a high school all-star game. The Niners kicked off their first...

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