• The Latest: Indy 500 off to rough start for several drivers

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks: 12:55 p.m. ET The hits kept on coming in the early stages of the Indy 500. After a wreck on the opening...

  • The Latest: French Open security measures won't be changed

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — 6:07 p.m. The French Open's tournament director is giving a Gallic shoulder-shrug about the selfie-seeking fan who approached Roger Federer, saying "there is no reason for us to change the security procedures." Although the 2009 champion "has good grounds for being...

  • Left-hander McFarland optioned to Triple-A by Orioles

    Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) — Left-hander T.J. McFarland has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk by the Baltimore Orioles, and they selected the contract of right-hander Chaz Roe from Norfolk. The move was made before Sunday's game in Miami to reinforce the bullpen following a 13-inning loss Saturday to...

  • Victorino goes on 15-day DL; Bianchi called up from Triple-A

    Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have placed right fielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a tight left calf. To take his place on the roster, the club called up infielder Jeff Bianchi from Triple-A Pawtucket. Victorino left Saturday's 8-3 win over Los Angeles with...

  • Gays wake up to changed Ireland, let 'new normal' sink in

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    DUBLIN (AP) — The gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads. Many weren't rising too early, however, after celebrating the history-making outcome of Ireland's referendum enshrining gay marriage in...

  • Ex-Pakistani PM: Son's kidnappers want militants released

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A former Pakistani prime minister says he has spoken to his son for the first time since his abduction in 2013. Yusuf Raza Gilani says he spoke Sunday by phone to his son Ali Haider, who he believes is being held somewhere in Afghanistan. Gilani said his son...

  • Nine brains found on Northern NY street

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) — Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities are telling the public there's nothing to fear. The brains are believed to have been part of a collection for educational or research purposes. No criminal activity is...

  • Aging Catholic nuns get care at Jewish nursing home

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — For 98-year-old Sister Angela Rooney, it was one of the most jarring moves of her life. She always thought she would live out her days as she had for decades, in a convent under the time-honored Roman Catholic tradition of younger nuns dutifully caring for their older...

  • Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives. That and other timely reminders can be found in a new book researched and written by a Michigan...

  • Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

    Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Air Force veteran is seeking public recognition for a western New York man who remains listed as missing in action more than 70 years after disappearing in the Philippines during World War II. Carroll (KEHR'-uhl) Heath wasn't well-known among his fellow 1940...

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