California judge who pocketed 2 cardholders agrees to resign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge has agreed to resign after swiping two art deco-style business cardholders from a judges’ dinner in San Francisco. The Commission on Judicial Performance on Monday announced its censure of Judge Michael S. Williams of...

Zimmerman Homers, Nationals Beat Reds 6-1 For 4-game Sweep

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman set the Nationals’ career home run record with a solo shot, and Bryce Harper connected again on Monday as Washington powered its way to a 6-1 victory for a four-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds. Zimmerman’s 235th career homer moved...

PBS' 'Photo Ark' is a wake-up call for endangered animals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conventional wisdom is that public sympathy is evoked by seeing one person in need of help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his life, and counting, that the same holds true for animals and the imperiled wonder they...

Openings Set In US Court For Bundy Standoff Retrial In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Las Vegas is due to hear openings in the retrial of four men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle in April 2014. Trial starts Monday for defendants...

Qatar: Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar says the reported involvement of the United Arab Emirates in hacking its government news site in May is “unfortunate” and a breach of agreements among the Gulf countries. The Washington Post reported Sunday that the UAE...

Subway looking to update stores' not-so-fresh look

NEW YORK (AP) — Subway wants to freshen up the look of its stores as it tries to stem a sales decline. The sandwich chain says the redesign – which includes a brighter atmosphere, displays of vegetables behind the counter and ordering tablets – is the first...

Mellencamp son Speck arrested after fight in Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A son of rock star John Mellencamp has been arrested in Indiana on charges of public intoxication and resisting law enforcement. Police say 22-year-old Speck Mellencamp was arrested early Sunday after he and his 23-year-old brother, Hud, were...

'Little House on the Prairie' log cabin to be rebuilt

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The deteriorating log cabin at the “Little House on the Prairie” site in Kansas is expected to soon get a makeover. The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2uzZLUf ) reports that the current cabin was re-created and built near Independence in 1977...

Ex-ad Buyer Charged With Threatening Ohio GOP Consultant

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An ex-employee has been charged with threatening a well-known Republican political consultant based in Ohio. Delaware Municipal court records show 30-year-old Greg Phelps recently pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated menacing against Rex Elsass, CEO...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Philadelphia at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at New York, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at New York City FC, 7:30 p.m. Houston at Minnesota United, 8 p.m. D.C. United at Seattle, 10:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Portland, 10:30 p.m....