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  • Burkina Faso to exhume grave of Thomas Sankara, colleagues

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso started exhuming the graves of 13 people on Monday, including revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, whose death nearly 30 years ago in a coup has remained a mystery. Interim…

  • Twister kills 10 in Mexico border city

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A tornado raged through a Mexico border city shortly after daybreak Monday, destroying homes, upending cars and killing at least 10 people. In Texas, crews searched for people believed to…

  • Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say an inmate on death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, had died in custody. Spokeswoman Jessica Houseman for the Tecumseh State…

  • Nebraska authorities say death row inmate convicted in 1985 cult killings has died in prison

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say death row inmate convicted in 1985 cult killings has died in prison.

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 24 21 .533 — New York 22 22 .500 1½ Boston 21 23 .477 2½ Baltimore 19 22 .463 3 Toronto 20 26 .435 4½ Central Division…

  • French president revives political duo with his ex

    PARIS (AP) — A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president’s ex-companion…

  • French Open Show Court Schedules

    Tuesday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Play begins at 5 a.m. EDT Court Philippe Chatrier Petra Kvitova (4), Czech Republic, vs. Marina Erakovic, New Zealand Quentin Halys, France, vs. Rafael Nadal (6), Spain Novak Djokovic…

  • 58 protesters arraigned after Cleveland officer’s acquittal

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Dozens of protesters arrested after the acquittal of a white patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed black motorists have been arraigned in court in Cleveland. Fifty-eight people appeared before Cleveland…

  • The Latest: Cotton wad and all, Kyrgios brings character

    PARIS (AP) — 5:14 p.m. Who says tennis lacks characters? Nick Kyrgios, a 20-year-old Australian, likes a good grumble as he plays, even approaching the fiery levels reached by John “You cannot be serious!” McEnroe…

  • LPGA Tour Statistics

    Through May 18 Scoring 1, Stacy Lewis, 69.53. 2, Inbee Park, 69.63. 3, Hyo-Joo Kim, 69.64. 4, Lydia Ko, 69.75. 5, Anna Nordqvist, 70.25. 6, Sei-Young Kim, 70.40. 7, Amy Yang, 70.43. 8, Lexi Thompson,…

  • LPGA Tour Schedule

    Jan. 28-31 — Coates Golf Championship (Na Yeon Choi) Feb. 5-8 — Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic (Sei Young Kim) Feb. 19-22 — ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open (Lydia Ko) Feb. 26-March 1 — Honda…

  • LPGA Money Leaders

    Through May 18 Trn Money 1. Lydia Ko 10 $931,542 2. Inbee Park 10 $826,752 3. Sei-Young Kim 11 $751,398 4. Stacy Lewis 10 $750,188 5. Amy Yang 11 $555,414 6. Brittany Lincicome 10 $533,994…

  • French Open Results

    Monday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Tomas Berdych (4), Czech Republic, def. Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, 6-0, 7-5, 6-3. Fabio Fognini (28), Italy, def. Tatsuma…

  • South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The rhino’s rescuers gave her a name: Hope. Poachers in South Africa had darted the rhino with a tranquilizer and hacked off her horns while she was sedated, leaving the animal with…

  • Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup. The Russian prison service is backing a bid by Alexander Khinshtein, a lawmaker from…