Magnitude-7.9 Alaska quake spawns small tsunami

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A strong earthquake near Alaska’s Aleutian Islands triggered a tsunami warning Monday, but only small waves measuring several inches hit coastal communities. The National Tsunami Warning Center canceled all tsunami warnings late Monday...
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Slumping O’s slugger Davis benched vs White Sox

Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis reacts after striking out swinging to end the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Baltimore. Boston won 1-0. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis reacts after...
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Obama says US should have paid maternity leave

President Barack Obama crosses the street as he walks to have lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014, prior to attending the White House Summit on Working Families. Walking with Obama, from left are, Shirley Young, Lisa Rumain, Shelby Ramirez, and...

All tsunami advisories canceled after Alaska quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — All tsunami advisories have been canceled following a magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The National Tsunami Warning Center canceled the last remaining advisory late Monday afternoon. At one point, areas stretching from...

Brothers sentenced to prison in marathon fund scam

BOSTON (AP) — Two brothers convicted of filing a false $2 million claim to the Boston Marathon victims’ compensation fund using the name of a long-dead aunt were sentenced Monday to three years in prison. Branden Mattier, 23, and Domunique Grice, 28, were convicted...

US memo justifying drone killings is released

FILE – This October 2008 file photo shows Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen. A federal appeals court on Monday, June 23, 2014, released a previously secret memo that provided legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas. The memo...
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Neymar leads Brazil; Mexico also through

Brazil’s Neymar runs past Cameroon’s goalkeeper Charles Itandje after scoring his side’s first goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha...
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Spain salvages pride with 3-0 win over Australia

Spain’s David Villa fires wide with a shot during the group B World Cup soccer match between Australia and Spain at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Spain’s David Villa fires wide with a shot during the group...
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Dutch beat Chile 2-0 to top Group B

Netherlands’ Memphis Depay celebrates scoring his side’s second goal during the group B World Cup soccer match between the Netherlands and Chile at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Netherlands’ Memphis...

Man’s plea deal includes vasectomy requirement

This booking photo provided by Shenandoah County police shows Jessie Lee Herald. Herald has agreed to have a vasectomy as part of a plea deal in a child endangerment case. Shenandoah County assistant prosecutor Ilona White says she believes the unusual condition is appropriate...