Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 edition of Miss USA

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles.Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear...

May 15th, 2017 |  


‘Deadwood’ actor Powers Booth dies at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the movies "Tombstone," ''Sin City" and...

May 15th, 2017 |  


ESPN’s Shelley Smith having tests after scare at Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — ESPN reporter Shelley Smith said Sunday night she was doing well and undergoing tests at an East Bay hospital for stroke symp...

May 15th, 2017 |  


AP PHOTOS: Ads contrast with poverty on road to Peru coast

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Billboards advertising glamorous apartments and other luxury items loom high above impoverished neighborhoods on the highway leadi...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Monday, May 15, the 135th day of 2017. There are 230 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History:On May 15, 1942, Pre...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Jeter’s No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last of the s...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Study: Tanglewood generates $103M economic impact

LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Preliminary findings from a new study show that Tanglewood —the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra — has an econom...

May 15th, 2017 |  


AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nukeSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend w...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are piecing together the events that led up to a nursing home shooting that left four people dead incl...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Study: Tanglewood generates $103M economic impact

LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Preliminary findings from a new study show that Tanglewood —the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra — has an econom...

May 15th, 2017 |