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Proud, tenacious Canadiens await next challenge

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is congratulated by teammates after the Canadiens’ 3-1 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Boston, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Canadiens advanced to the Eastern Conference...
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San Diego County fire roars to life

Greg Saska stands outside his home that was destroyed by wildfire as he talks about his loss, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif. Nine fires in all were burning an area of more than 14 square miles (36 square kilometers) amid a heat wave and dry conditions, said San Diego...
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Gay rights advocate helping Rams, Sam adjust

FILE – In this May 13, 2014 file photo, St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam, right, speaks during a news conference as head coach Jeff Fisher listens at the NFL football team’s practice facility in St. Louis. The head of an advocacy group for gay and...
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Saudis question Mecca preparedness as MERS spreads

In this photo taken Tuesday May, 13, 2014, Muslim pilgrims wear surgical masks to prevent infection from respiratory virus known as the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Officials in Saudi Arabia are raising alarm that the kingdom is...

Aid workers freed after months of Syria captivity

PARIS (AP) — Five aid workers held captive in Syria since January have been freed, Doctors Without Borders said late Thursday. Two of the captive aid workers were freed Wednesday and three were liberated on April 4, the group, also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres, said....
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Grief and rage as Turkey buries mine disaster dead

A man offers his prayers for the victims of the mining accident being buried during their funeral procession as he sits by empty graves prepared for the victims, in Soma, Turkey, Thursday, May 15, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles)...
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CANNES WATCH: Adams, MJ films sold; Jenner wows

A fireworks show prior to arrivals on the red carpet for a screening of Timbuktu at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) A fireworks show prior to arrivals on the red carpet for a screening of Timbuktu at...
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Gay rights advocate helping Rams, Sam adjust

FILE – In this May 13, 2014 file photo, St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam, right, speaks during a news conference as head coach Jeff Fisher listens at the NFL football team’s practice facility in St. Louis. The head of an advocacy group for gay and...

UPDATE: 2 injured in I-75 accident

Two Lima residents were hospitalized after a Thursday crash on Interstate 75 near the Hancock County rest area. Shaun Berry, 33, of Lima, was driving a 2001 Ford Taurus southbound when he was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer at about 4:45 p.m., according to the Findlay...
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Stocks drop on Wal-Mart earnings, mixed econ news

FILE – In this May 11, 2007 file photo, a Wall Street sign is seen at an entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday May 15, 2014 ahead of quarterly European growth figures that investors hope will show a strengthening economic...