• Rubio, Christie planning sleepover with the Romneys

    Updated: 52 min ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will both be staying over at Romney's property in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire,...

  • Coast Guard suspends Alaska search for overboard crew member

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended a search for a cruise ship crew member who was reported overboard off Alaska. Alaska State Troopers identified the Norwegian Sun crew member as 27-year-old Jonas Fillipe de Miranda Santiago of Brazil. No hometown was given for de...

  • 2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd. Twice, Williams was oh-so-close to the end of her bid for a fourth consecutive major title — and for the third leg of a...

  • FIFA deflects criticism about absence of Blatter from final

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association deflected criticism on Friday about FIFA President Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke not attending the Women's World Cup final, saying the winning captain won't care who hands over the...

  • Vietnam Communist Party chief to make first US visit

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam later this year. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said Friday he hopes to build...

  • Vegas, Langley share 2nd-round lead at Greenbrier Classic

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas hasn't had much success since winning his second PGA Tour event as a rookie in 2011. The Greenbrier Classic could give him that needed boost. Vegas shot a 5-under-par 65 to tie Scott Langley for the lead after the second round...

  • Officials call off search for missing swimmer in Barrington

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Authorities have called off a search in waters off Barrington for a man who went missing during a boating trip. Barrington firefighters and the Coast Guard didn't find the man during a second day of searching Friday. Officials say the man never returned from a...

  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? Thirteen-year-old Hayden Murphy of...

  • Prison's medical care deemed OK despite pressure to close it

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Medical care at a prison east of Los Angeles has been deemed adequate despite claims that the facility is unsafe and should be closed. The state inspector general on Friday gave the California Rehabilitation Center at Norco a passing grade on health care,...

  • Diamondbacks' Corbin to make first start since 2013 Saturday

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona left-hander Patrick Corbin is to start Saturday against Colorado in his first big league appearance in more than 1 ½ years. "The stars aligned," manager Chip Hale said Friday. "He's ready to go. His arm's ready. He's physically ready and mentally ready, then get...

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