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  • Pre-Hispanic codex returns to Mexico from London

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three volumes of hand-written, indigenous accounts that vividly describe the history of pre-Hispanic Mexico are on public display in the country's capital after returning to the country from London. The Chimalpahin codex was long part of the archives of the British...

  • CDC: Severe respiratory illness now in 22 states

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children. An uncommon virus — enterovirus 68 — is causing the illnesses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday that 160 lab-confirmed cases were...

  • After NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players' union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes. Even though their collective bargaining agreement lasts...

  • Denn campaign finance report causes confusion

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's elections commissioner says the political action committee of Lt. Gov. Matt Denn's former law firm needs to revise campaign finance reports to properly show donations to him. Denn sought guidance from election officials Friday after The Associated Press...

  • Germany, France to provide airlifts in Ebola fight

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it plans to work with France to establish airlifts to Ebola-affected countries. The foreign ministry said late Friday that 100 soldiers and two military planes will initially be provided for the operation, which might use Dakar in Senegal as a hub. Germany...

  • Broncos backup to play following dad's death

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive tackle Marvin Austin said he'll play Sunday at Seattle in honor of his father, who died Friday. Marvin Austin Sr. had been hospitalized in Raleigh, North Carolina, since being ejected in a rollover auto accident Sunday evening in Selma....

  • No boost yet for Dems from fight with extremists

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The American public often rallies behind the president when the country faces an overseas threat. But so far, there's no evidence that the U.S-led fight against Islamic State militants in the Middle East is boosting people's satisfaction with President Barack Obama —...

  • France: Sarkozy announces political comeback

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — Nicolas Sarkozy may want his old job back. The man who led France from 2007 to 2012 announced Friday on Facebook that he's joining the race to lead his conservative UMP party in elections next month. The widely expected move is seen as a first step toward running for...

  • 2 Iranians arrested in Kenya with forged passports

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says two Iranians carrying forged Israeli passports have been arrested in Nairobi. The man and woman were taken into custody Friday as they were about to board a flight out of the country, a senior police officer said on condition of anonymity...

  • Lawyer: EU court agrees to hear Berlusconi appeal

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ROME (AP) — A lawyer for former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says the European Court for Human Rights has agreed to take up one point of his appeal of a tax fraud conviction that cost him his Senate seat. Attorney Piero Longo said Friday the court agreed to examine...

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