Air Force: 2 special ops troops killed in Afghan attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the two Americans killed in Afghanistan in an apparent insider attack by Afghan soldiers were Air Force special operations troops.

They are identified as 27-year-old Capt....

Taking down Bolt is not easy, but a cameraman gives it a try

BEIJING (AP) — Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match.

Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters to win his 10th...

Ex-lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticism

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former lawmaker's role is casting doubt on the process used to select companies to manage Iowa Medicaid, with one losing vendor alleging she provided an unfair advantage to a winning bidder...

State: First person infected this year by West Nile virus

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says a Middlesex County man is the first person to contract West Nile virus in Massachusetts this year.

The agency says the unidentified man in his...

Serena Williams could face Sharapova in US Open semifinal

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams could play an All-American U.S. Open.

As she seeks the first Grand Slam since 1988, the top-ranked Williams might find herself competing against the past and future of her...

Company: Settlement reached in lawsuit over Gulf oil leak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans energy company said Thursday it has reached a settlement agreement with environmental groups in a lawsuit stemming from the company's failed efforts to stop a decade-old,...

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has died

Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.

The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said...

Greinke, Dodgers finish sweep of Reds with 1-0 win

CINCINNATI (AP) — One run on a double-play ball was the total sum for the Los Angeles Dodgers' hitters on Thursday.

That was all Zack Greinke and the bullpen needed.

Greinke and two relievers combined...