Bobby Womack, R&B Singer-songwriter, Dies At 70

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70. Womack’s publicist Sonya Kolowrat said Friday that the singer had died, but she could provide no other details....

2 Bodies Found In Ohio River Days After Accident

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in eastern Ohio think they’ve recovered the bodies of two men who were on a stolen boat that capsized in the Muskingum River. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says autopsies are being conducted to determine their identities. Both...
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Nadal recovers to win on a rainy day at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan during their men’s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Mikhail...

High court poised to decide birth-control dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice. The court meets for a final time Monday to release decisions in its two remaining...
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Argentina’s vice president charged with bribery

FILE – Argentina’s Vice President Amado Boudou gestures as he arrives to a ceremony in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in this May 4, 2012 file photo. An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou Friday June 27, 2014 with bribery and conducting business...
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Iraq launches push for militant-held northern city

A burned police truck is left behind in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, June 27, 2014. Two weeks has passed since the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took over the country’s second largest city. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations on...
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Russia accuses US of fueling Ukrainian crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks to the media after his talks with his Fijian counterpart Inoke Kubuabola after their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 27, 2014.Lavrov welcomed the Ukrainian president’s intention to extend a cease-fire in the east, but...

NHL draft set for rounds 2 through 7 on 2nd day

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres opened the second day of the NHL draft by selecting forward Brendan Lemieux with the 31st overall pick. Lemieux is the son of former New Jersey Devils star and Stanley Cup champion Claude Lemieux. The second through seventh rounds...
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Serena Williams loses in 3rd round at Wimbledon

Serena Williams of U.S. plays a return to Alize Cornet of France during their women’s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) Serena Williams of U.S. plays a return to Alize Cornet of...
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Pro-Russian rebels free 4 OSCE observers

An unidentified member of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine gets out of a vehicle next to Alexander Borodai, Prime Minister of the self proclaimed ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’, left, on arrival in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Saturday, June...