Mayweather works hard to sell $32 million payday

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. is enough of a businessman to know his latest fight would be a tough sell, especially after setting records with Canelo Alvarez his last time out. But sell he must, even though oddsmakers and nearly everyone else give Marcos Maidana...
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Ukrainian unrest spreads; dozens dead in Odessa

A Ukrainian government supporter walks past a line of self-defense activists during a clash with pro-Russians in the Black Sea port of Odessa, Ukraine, Friday, May 2, 2014. A clash broke out late Friday between pro-Russians and government supporters in Odessa, on the Black Sea...

House GOP Wants Special Counsel To Probe IRS

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders say they want the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Internal Revenue Service over the way agents scrutinized applications by tea party groups for tax exempt status. Republican Congressman Jim Jordan of...

Indians Place 2B Kipnis On Disabled List

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have placed All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained side muscle. Kipnis injured his oblique during an at-bat in the fourth inning of Tuesday night’s loss to Los Angeles. The Indians announced the move...

US to build 2 gasoline reserves in Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government offered New Yorkers smarting from Superstorm Sandy some hope Friday that they won’t see a repeat of chronic gasoline shortages, announcing plans to create gas reserves to ease future weather-related disruptions. The two...
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Documents: Teen laid out plan to attack school

A search warrant was issued to search this storage facility in Waseca in connection with a 17-year-old who was arrested in plot to kill family and massacre students at Waseca school. Authorities said Thursday, May 1, 2014, that they prevented an “unimaginable tragedy”...
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Gay suspended 1 year, returns Olympic silver medal

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2012, file photo, Tyson Gay celebrates after receiving the silver medal for the men’s 4×100-meter race during the athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. Gay has accepted a one-year suspension and...

CDC confirms first case of MERS virus in American

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East. The man fell ill after flying to the U.S. late last week from Saudi Arabia where he was a health care worker....