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Former TV academy president Hank Rieger dies

This 1999 photo provided by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences shows Henry “Hank” Rieger, left, with Tom Sarnoff, former presidents of the Television Academy, at Rieger’s retirement ceremony in Los Angeles. Rieger, 95, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014,...
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Bill would ban SeaWorld orca shows in California

Buy AP Photo Reprints SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows. Assemblyman Richard Bloom, who unveiled the bill Friday, says orcas are too large and intelligent to be confined in small tanks for...

Malaysia Airlines says plane missing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew on route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Associated Press Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,...
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Officer says US general sexually assaulted her

Brig. Gen. Paul Wilson leaves the courthouse after testifying in pretrial motions in the case of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Less than a month before Sinclair’s trial on sexual assault charges, the lead prosecutor broke down in...
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A day of survival at Doral

Tiger Woods takes a drop on the eighth hole during the second round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament Friday, March 7, 2014, in Doral, Fla. More than 100 balls went into the water in the newly designed course. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Tiger Woods takes a drop on the...

Canelo Alvarez wants to put Mayweather in past

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez gets a pass, if only because everyone who fights Floyd Mayweather Jr. gets a pass. Lose a second fight to someone not named Mayweather, though, and the red-haired Mexican’s star could begin to fade. “I learned a lot from...
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Wing cracks lead to Dreamliner production delay

File- This April 30, 2009 file photo shows a Boeing 787, painted in the company’s colors, stands in the paint hangar at the company’s facility in Everett, Wash. Boeing’s much-delayed 787 Dreamliner has hit another production snafu. Hairline cracks have been...
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Accuser recounts general’s alleged sex assault

Brig. Gen. Paul Wilson leaves the courthouse after testifying in pretrial motions in the case of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Less than a month before Sinclair’s trial on sexual assault charges, the lead prosecutor broke down in...
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Kids rescued from surf: ‘Mom tried to kill us’

FILE – In this March 4, 2014 file image made from video, a lifeguard carries one of the three children rescued from a minivan that their mother, Ebony Wilkerson, drove into the Atlantic in Daytona Beach, Fla. Wilkerson as charged Friday with attempted first-degree murder...