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Civilian diver dies in South Korea ferry searches

A girl prays in front of paper ships bearing messages for the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol at a group memorial altar in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 5, 2014. More than 300 people are dead or missing in the water off the southern coast in the disaster that caused...

5 Charged In Cockfighting Case In Eastern Kentucky

McDOWELL, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentuckians and two Virginia residents have been charged in federal court with conducting cockfights that drew people from eight states to a pit in eastern Kentucky. The five were charged with conspiring to operate an illegal gambling enterprise and...

Supreme Court Denies Libertarians’ Ballot Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court denied the Libertarian Party of Ohio its chance to get a gubernatorial candidate on the primary ballot on the eve of Tuesday’s election. Ohio’s elections chief disqualified that candidate, Charlie Earl, in March after his...
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Wizards take 1-0 lead with 102-96 win at Indiana

Washington Wizards’ John Wall (2) puts up a shot during the first quarter of game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Monday, May 5, 2014(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Washington Wizards’ John Wall...
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Clip suspected in circus accident; 8 hospitalized

In this photo provided by Rosa Viveiros, first responders work at the center ring after a platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Providence, R.I. At least nine performers were seriously...

Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Wanted To Avoid Trial

CLEVELAND (AP) — Newly released documents show that three women held in a Cleveland house before escaping a year ago Tuesday all hoped to avoid a trial for their captor. The documents released by the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Prosecutor’s office Monday say the...
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2 injured in circus stunt gone wrong upgraded

In this photo provided by Rosa Viveiros, first responders work at the center ring after a platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Providence, R.I. At least nine performers were seriously...
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Old-world glamour in black and white at Met gala

David Beckham, left, looks on as his wife Victoria Beckham poses at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” on Monday, May 5, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) David...

Justice Denies Request In Ohio Libertarians’ Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Libertarians have seen another legal defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court in their fight to get their governor’s candidate on the ballot. Justice Clarence Thomas has denied the Libertarian Party of Ohio’s request to block a federal court’s...

Twins’ Joe Mauer Out With Back Spasms

CLEVELAND (AP) — Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer will miss at least one game with lower back spasms. Mauer was taken out of Sunday’s win against Baltimore in the third inning when his back tightened. Manager Ron Gardenhire said Monday that Mauer has improved, but...