• Serena Williams to meet Cibulkova in Aussie Open quarters

    Updated: 40 min ago

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Motivated by a Grand Slam loss that stung her more than most, Serena Williams dug deep for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 comeback win over Garbine Muguruza on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals. The top-ranked Williams was pushed all the way by No....

  • New Jersey's Christie launches political action committee

    Updated: 42 min ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the race, opening the political action committee will...

  • Some Republican presidential hopefuls court evangelicals

    Updated: 42 min ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing...

  • At Koch summit, Rand Paul splits with Cruz, Rubio

    Updated: 42 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rand Paul is demonstrating how he could disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran, Cuba and the Pentagon's budget in a face-to-face forum that offered an early preview of the feisty policy debate to...

  • Credit card interest cap before Colorado lawmakers

    Updated: 42 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Democrats want to see finance charges on credit cards from Colorado lenders capped at 12.5 percent, instead of the current 21 percent limit. But their proposal faces long odds in a Republican committee. Sen. Jessie Ulibarri of Commerce City is leading the effort to...

  • Colorado lawmakers consider banning powdered alcohol

    Updated: 42 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to ban powdered alcohol before the product arrives in stores. Alaska, Delaware, Louisiana, South Carolina and Vermont have already banned the product, which is pending approval from federal regulators. A bill to join those states...

  • Dwindling group of survivors to mark Auschwitz 70 years on

    Updated: 42 min ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s. "In 10 years there might be just one," said...

  • European woman plunges to death in car from Abu Dhabi tower

    Updated: 42 min ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — State media in the United Arab Emirates say a woman from Europe has died after her car plunged six stories from a parking lot in the capital, Abu Dhabi. The official WAM news agency quoted Abu Dhabi police Maj. Saeed al-Dhaheri saying the accident...

  • Obama takes in India's grand Republic Day parade

    Updated: 43 min ago

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. The crowd erupted in cheers...

  • Syrian president dismisses talks with 'puppets' in interview

    Updated: 43 min ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad has dismissed negotiations with "puppets" in an interview with a U.S. magazine ahead of talks set to begin in Moscow. In the Foreign Affairs interview, published online Monday, Assad questioned if any dialogue with Syria's Western-backed...

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