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Germany beats France 1-0, reaches World Cup semis

Germany’s Mats Hummels, centrer, scores the opening goal during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Germany and France at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Germany’s Mats Hummels, centrer,...
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Youth got served: Federer-Djokovic Wimbledon final

Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a return to Milos Raonic of Canada during their men’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a return to...

US laboratory admits violating nuke-waste permit

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory says it made mistakes in packaging the waste that has been linked to a radiation leak at the government’s underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico. In a letter released by state regulators...
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How strong is that drink? Calculator helps figure

Graphic shows alcohol content of certain popular drinks; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm; Graphic shows alcohol content of certain popular drinks; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm; Buy AP Photo Reprints WASHINGTON (AP) — How strong is that pina colada? Depending on how...
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Bouchard gives Canada a Slam finalist at Wimbledon

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada leaps as she plays a rerun to Simona Halep of Romania during their women’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Eugenie Bouchard of Canada won the match and will play...
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Goal! Magic mix making World Cup score-fest: how?

France’s national soccer squad sprint during a training session at the Santa Cruz stadium, in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. France will face Germany in their World Cup quarterfinal, Friday. (AP Photo/David Vincent) France’s national soccer squad...
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A Great Evening of Train Watching — Part II

Milepost 848 As I mentioned in my previous post, we had a chance to do a little train watching recently and it turned out to be quite the evening. We pick up the action here as a west-bound container train heads through on track #1 and those guys on that coal train STILL...

AP source: Knicks to meet with Anthony in LA

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks plan to meet with Carmelo Anthony on Thursday night in Los Angeles, a person with knowledge of the plans said. Team President Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills were expected to be part of the meeting but not Madison Square...
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AP Source: Cavaliers meet with agent for James

Miami Heat forward LeBron James responds to a question during a media availability for the NBA basketball finals on Saturday, June 14, 2014, in San Antonio. Miami plays Game 5 against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Miami Heat forward LeBron James...
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Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

Justin Ross Harris, right, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours, arrives for his bond hearing at Cobb County Magistrate Court Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. Harris is currently being held without bond on a...
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