• Real Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancelotti

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid fired coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title. Club president Florentino Perez said Ancelotti's successor would be announced next week. Madrid failed to win a major trophy this season, finishing second...

  • Yemeni politicians say UN peace talks indefinitely postponed

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A United Nations-sponsored Yemeni peace conference that was to start Thursday in Geneva has been indefinitely postponed, officials said, as battles raged across the country. The talks were meant to end weeks of heavy fighting and Saudi-led airstrikes against an...

  • The Latest: Death toll from Mexico twister climbs to 13

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    1:30 p.m. The death toll from the tornado in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna has risen to 13. Coahuila state spokeswoman Rosario Cano says the number of dead rose with the discovery of more bodies. The head of Mexico's national civil defense agency, Luis Felipe Puente, told...

  • Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war....

  • US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says

    Updated: Mon, May 25, 2015

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday. The wedding to Kay Webber took place privately...

  • Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison

    Updated: 7 min ago

    TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A man who had spent three decades on Nebraska's death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, has died in prison, officials said Monday. Michael Ryan died around 5:45 p.m. Sunday at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institutional...

  • Ethiopia's Belete Assefa, Meskerem Assefa win Bolder Boulder

    Associated Press
    Updated: 29 min ago

    BOULDER — Runners from Ethiopia are the winners of the Bolder Boulder elite 10K race while two Colorado residents were the top man and woman in the citizens' race. Belete Assefa was the top finisher in the men's elite race while Meskerem Assefa was the first woman to cross the finish...

  • PHOTOS: Colorado Springs-area high schools, colleges commence with graduation season

    The Gazette
    Updated: 33 min ago

    Graduation season is in full swing in the Colorado Springs area. The Gazette is photographing graduations for the Pikes Peak region's Class of 2015. You can see your school's photo gallery, order prints and share your own photos at gazette.com/graduation, presented by Presented...

  • NFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case

    Associated Press
    Updated: 35 min ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke tells the San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1cWyGwZ )...

  • Study: High altitude may boost babies' risks for SIDS deaths

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHICAGO — Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found higher risks above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters). While the research shows that the SIDS rate in Colorado's tall mountains is very low, it's still two times greater...

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