• Rubio: US has 'long' and 'painful' history of discrimination

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the United States must acknowledge a "painful" history of racial discrimination that still affects many minorities. Rubio told reporters in South Carolina on Monday that the biggest problems are a lack of...

  • Peru decrees warrantless geolocation tracking of cellphones

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's government has ordered telecommunications companies to grant police warrantless access to cellphone users' locations and other call data in real time. Civil libertarians say Monday's decree is an unconstitutional invasion of privacy. The government published...

  • Cardinals name woman to training camp coach position

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason. The Cardinals say Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL. Welter played running back and...

  • Covered California: Cost of health care coverage increasing

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The cost of private individual health plans on California's state-run market will increase about 4 percent for the second straight year, evidence the strategy of forcing insurers to compete is controlling costs, program officials said Monday. The average...

  • Walker says EPA should be limited 'umbrella organization'

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state-based regulators, leaving the EPA to serve as an "umbrella organization" that would resolve disputes between...

  • Colorado theater shooter's sister says his eyes changed

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, his eyes bulged from his head and he spoke in short, stilted phrases— a vast difference from the loving brother who protected her while they...

  • A-Rod takes pride in being 40 and still playing in majors

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez doesn't remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40 years old. "You talk more about 35, coming into your mid-30s. Forty's not really talked about," Rodriguez said. "So, sure, there's a certain amount...

  • Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua province

    Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has rocked Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-7.0 underground quake struck at 6:41 a.m. Tuesday (2141 GMT) and...

  • Seau lawyer: family won't disrupt Hall of Fame ceremonies

    Updated: 16 min ago

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, says in an...

  • Mexico finds cocaine diluted in fruit shipment from Colombia

    Updated: 33 min ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Customs and law enforcement personnel in Mexico say they found an undetermined amount of cocaine dissolved in fruit pulp imported from Colombia. The drug was detected among 24 metric tons of red berries packed into 120 fifty-five-gallon drums of frozen fruit pulp....

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