Body of US Navy SEAL killed in Iraq returning to US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The body of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed during combat in Iraq is returning to the United States. SEALs spokeswoman Lt. Beth Teach says the body of Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating IV will arrive at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware sometime Friday....

In California, couple’s return to meat sparks vegan uproar

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as “Gracious,” ”Warm-Hearted” and “Magical.” The...

Doctor auctions Jordan’s ’92 Olympic shoes, Dream Team ball

As the team physician for the Dream Team, Dr. David Fischer was up close with the most star-studded team ever assembled as they rolled through the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. Nearly 25 years later, Fischer has decided to let other fans and collectors share that experience....

Turkey: Gunman arrested after firing at prominent journalist

ISTANBUL (AP) — A man shouted “traitor” and fired two shots Friday at a prominent Turkish journalist outside a courthouse where the journalist is on trial accused of revealing state secrets. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, escaped...

German paper publishes ‘manifesto’ from Panama leak source

BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source, who described having been moved to act by “the scale of the...

The Latest: Lawyer say ex-companion manipulated mogul

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a trial that will determine whether media mogul Sumner Redstone is mentally competent (all times local): 9:50 a.m. An attorney for Sumner Redstone says the ailing media mogul expelled his longtime companion from his life because she...

Mother Charged In 5-year-old’s Beating Death Due In Court

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — A woman charged with murder in the beating death of her 5-year-old boy son is scheduled for a court hearing with two other women also charged in the southwest Ohio slaying. Authorities say 26-year-old Theresa Hawkins-Stephens and the other two women have a...

Shoppers To Get 3-day Break From Ohio Sales Tax This Summer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Shoppers in Ohio will get a three-day break from the state’s sales tax this summer. Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) signed a bill into law on Friday that allows for a sales-tax holiday from Aug. 5-7. The measure is aimed at helping...

6 family members, including 4 kids, killed in Syracuse blaze

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An early morning fire tore through a home in Syracuse on Friday, killing six members of the same family, including four children. Syracuse Fire Department officials said the blaze was reported around 3:50 a.m. at a home on the city’s north side....

Kerry: Diverse graduating class is ‘Trump’s worst nightmare’

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Northeastern University’s graduating class that their diversity makes them “Donald Trump’s worst nightmare.” Kerry is speaking to an estimated audience of 25,000 in...