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NBC boosts buildup for Belmont

Exercise rider Willie Delgado gallops California Chrome on a second lap during a workout at Belmont Park, Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Elmont, N.Y. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner will attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978 when he...
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Colbert assails Amazon over delayed book shipments

FILE – This Jan. 31, 2014 file image released by Starpix shows Stephen Colbert at the Shape Magazine and Men’s Fitness Super Bowl Party in New York. Colbert assailed Amazon.com on his Comedy Central program Wednesday, June 4. Amazon.com is in a contract dispute with...

Soldier’s Idaho hometown accustomed to attention

Flags and balloons marking the release from captivity of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl adorn the sidewalk outside a shop in the soldier’s hometown of Hailey, Idaho, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. The exchange for five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo and the still-murky circumstances of...
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GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

General Motors CEO Mary Barra addresses employees at the automaker’s vehicle engineering center in Warren, Mich., Thursday, June 5, 2014. Barra said 15 employees have been fired and five others have been disciplined over the company’s failure to disclose a defect with...
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Wearing disguise, Boko Haram slaughters hundreds

FILE – This file image made available from Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2012, taken from video posted by Boko Haram sympathizers shows Imam Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the radical Islamist sect. Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three...
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GM launches compensation program for crash victims

File-This Jan. 27, 2011, file photo shows Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of Gulf Coast Claims Facility, testifing before the Disaster Recovery Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. General Motors said Thursday, June 5, 2014, that it...

2012 champ Sharapova awaits Halep in French final

Russia’s Maria Sharapova reacts shortly before defeating Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Thursday, June 5, 2014. Sharapova won 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. (AP Photo/Darko...
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Wearing disguise, Boko Haram slaughters hundreds

FILE – This file image made available from Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2012, taken from video posted by Boko Haram sympathizers shows Imam Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the radical Islamist sect. Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three...
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Hunt on for Canadian suspected in police killings

A heavily armed man that police have identified as Justin Bourque walks on Hildegard Drive in Moncton, New Brunswick, on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, after several shots were fired in the area. The man, suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers, was spotted...

Ohio Elections Chief Removes County Board Members

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The state’s elections chief has officially removed three members of the troubled Lucas County elections board in northwestern Ohio. Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted) made the move Thursday. It comes just a few weeks after he said the three...