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Select winners from the 49th annual ACM Awards

A select list of winners from Sunday night’s Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas: Entertainer of the year: George Strait Album of the year: Kacey Musgraves, “Same Trailer Different Park” Female vocalist of the year: Miranda Lambert Male vocalist of the...

Asian stocks fall on Wall Street tech losses

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks started the week lower, tracking losses on Wall Street where investors knocked down internet and technology stocks over worries about valuations. Internet economy mainstays such as Google and Netflix that have surged over the past year were...
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Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

Calling themselves “GM Recall Survivors,†families of victims of a General Motors safety defect in small cars hold photos of their loved ones as they gather on the lawn on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, during a news conference. The House...
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UConn back in title game, beats Stanford 75-56

Connecticut center Stefanie Dolson (31) celebrates against Stanford during the first half of the semifinal game in the Final Four of the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Connecticut center...

US soccer fires women’s coach Tom Sermanni

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Soccer fired coach Tom Sermanni hours after he was on the sideline for a 2-0 win against China on Sunday afternoon. Sermanni took over the women’s program in January 2013. He previously spent eight years coaching Australia’s women’s...
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Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

Faith Hill, left, and Tim McGraw arrive at the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP) Faith Hill, left, and Tim McGraw arrive at the 49th annual Academy of...

Niese Sharp In Return, Mets Lose To Reds 2-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathon Niese put to rest any worries about his health. Travis d’Arnaud did little to set aside any concerns about his ability to hit big league pitching. Niese was sharp into the sixth inning of his injury delayed first start of the season Sunday, when the...

Springsteen closes out NCAA music festival

DALLAS (AP) — Bruce Springsteen has taken the stage on the last day of a three-day music festival in Dallas for the NCAA Final Four Tournament with a basketball in his hand. The Boss briefly addressed the crowd Sunday at the NCAA March Madness Musical Festival before he...
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Urban, Lambert early winners at rockin ACM Awards

Faith Hill, left, and Tim McGraw arrive at the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP) Faith Hill, left, and Tim McGraw arrive at the 49th annual Academy of...
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Ex-Palestinian prisoner teaches Hebrew, tolerance

In this Thursday, April 3, 2014 photo, Palestinian Esmat Mansour, a former prisoner who was released after 20 years in Israeli jail, teaches Hebrew to students at a school in the village of Taybeh, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Mansour was 16 when, in October 1993, he...