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  • Ex-student who sparked campus lockdown won’t face charges

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities won’t seek criminal charges against a former Mississippi State University student who sparked a campus lockdown last Thursday. Mississippi State University officials previously said they’d file misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges…

  • Biden to appear on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert’s inaugural guests on “The Late Show.” CBS announced Tuesday that Biden will join previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and country…

  • Gosselin slugs Diamondbacks past Rockies, 6-4

    DENVER (AP) — Phil Gosselin atoned for his hitless debut with a big day at the plate. Gosselin homered and drove in four runs, Patrick Corbin pitched into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks…

  • Baez among 4 players added to roster by Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have added infield prospect Javier Baez and three others from Triple-A Iowa before Tuesday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. With rosters expanding, Chicago recalled pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada and…

  • Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

    FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 6-3, 7-5, 6-1. Jiri Vesely, Czech…

  • 52 Miss America hopefuls meet the public in Atlantic City

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fifty-two young women vying to be the next Miss America have done their initial pageant waves on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The contestants are from all 50…

  • Latest: Police say slain officer was three-decade veteran

    FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities have identified the suburban Chicago police officer who was shot to…

  • Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Invoking “God’s authority,” a county clerk denied marriage licenses to gay couples again Tuesday in direct defiance of the federal courts, and vowed not to resign, even under the pressure of…

  • Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

    LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year’s games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had…

  • Supremacist rambles about motive for Jewish site murders

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites heard more of his anti-Semitic ramblings Tuesday as they prepared to weigh whether to sentence…

  • In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier

    SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change. From a distance, Exit…

  • Kerry to outline US assurances to Israel, Gulf to lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will send a letter to all members of Congress on Wednesday outlining U.S. security commitments to Israel and the Gulf Arab states in light of the Iran…

  • Man and officer wounded, dog killed in police address mix-up

    ATLANTA (AP) — A man shot by police officers who went to the wrong Atlanta house ran bleeding outside where a neighbor heard him asking, “Why did they come in my house? Why did they…

  • CEOs big news can cause ripple effects for company

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to be away from the job for just a “limited time” when she gives birth to twins later this year, but the development only adds…