Early Ballots: Clinton Sees Strength In NC But Lags In Iowa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven weeks before Election Day, the earliest numbers from advance voting for president show initial strength for Hillary Clinton in swing state North Carolina, good news for Donald Trump in battleground Iowa and a record number of requests for ballots in Ohio....

Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge is directing Pennsylvania prison officials to end an inmate’s stay in solitary confinement after 36 years. U.S. Middle District Judge Christopher Conner on Tuesday ruled that any concerns 64-year-old convicted murderer Arthur...

Scully lends play-by-play to Dodgers-Giants fracas

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill Vin Scully has seen plenty of fracases between the Dodgers and Giants in his 67 years behind the microphone. On Monday, he got to call one more in a way that only the Hall of Fame announcer can. Coming back from commercial to lead off the bottom of the...
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Emily Blunt, Josh Gad and other celebs react to Brangelina

AP Photo/Joel Ryan LOS ANGELES (AP) — As news spread that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were divorcing after being together since 2004, celebrities reacted – or didn’t – across social media and on the red carpet: “It’s their business, and...

Alexis Arquette died of heart attack, battled HIV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexis Arquette died from a heart attack and battled HIV for 29 years, according to her death certificate. The transgender character actress and sibling of actors David, Rosanna, Richmond and Patricia Arquette died Sept. 11 in Los Angeles. She was 47. The...

Belichick tight-lipped as Garoppolo returns to practice

AP Photo/Steven Senne FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick isn’t ready to rule out injured quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for Thursday night’s game against the Texans. The Patriots coach also isn’t interested in sharing any contingency plans he might have....
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Divorce will unspool the complex life Jolie and Pitt created

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than a decade, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been a glamorous, globe-trotting Hollywood power couple, attracting cameras to their film projects and philanthropy alike. With six children, homes in the U.S. and France,...

Ohio Veterans Get Borinqueneers’ Congressional Gold Medal

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Several Army veterans in Ohio who were part of the former U. S. Army regiment known as the Borinqueneers (bohr-ehn-kin-EERS’) have been honored with replicas of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the regiment. The four veterans honored in Lorain...

1 Air Force pilot dead, 1 hurt after ejecting in California

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — One American pilot was killed and another injured when they ejected from a U-2 spy plane shortly before it crashed in Northern California on Tuesday morning, the U.S. Air Force said. The plane crashed shortly after taking...

Coaches try to keep players from tossing back touchdowns

AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt The old saying goes, “When you score a touchdown, act like you’ve been there before.” A few college football players took the nonchalant approach too far when entering the end zone the last couple weekends, casually dropping the ball...