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  • D.C. Del. Norton responds to parking video

    WASHINGTON – D.C. congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton has a response to those who saw her doing a pretty abysmal job of parking near the Capitol on Wednesday: I’m working on it. On Wednesday, Norton…

  • Niskanen’s OT goal lifts Capitals past Devils

    By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) _ On a quiet night for Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, the Washington Capitals got rare goals from Matt Niskanen, Karl Alzner and Eric Fehr, along with…

  • Thousands flock to give, receive marijuana seeds in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Some ordinary-looking seeds were in high demand Thursday at D.C.’s first-ever legal marijuana seed sharing event. Adam Eidinger, chair of the DC Cannabis Campaign, welcomed those who came to share and receive seeds…

  • D.C. police make arrests in 2 shootings

    WASHINGTON — The D.C. police have made arrests in two recent District shootings. On Thursday morning, Tony Thomas, 45, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with assault with intent to kill (gun) in…

  • Bankruptcy hearing could decide fate of RadioShack

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A hearing on whether to approve the bankruptcy sale of assets of electronics retailer RadioShack opened Thursday with the company seeking court approval of the purported winning bid, and an attorney…

  • Bengals sign defensive tackle Pat Sims as free agent

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals brought back defensive tackle Pat Sims on Thursday, signing him as an unrestricted free agent from Oakland. Sims was Cincinnati’s third-round pick in 2008 and spent five seasons with the…

  • Davis, Jimenez hit grand slams as Brewers beat Mariners 15-1

    PHOENIX (AP) — Khris Davis and Luis Jimenez hit grand slams and the Milwaukee Brewers had another big offensive day in a 15-1 win over a Seattle Mariners split-squad on Thursday. Scooter Gennett and Jonathan…

  • Role of pot candy probed in apparent suicide in Colorado

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Colorado are investigating whether marijuana candy played a role in the suspected suicide of a 22-year-old Oklahoma man. Luke Gregory Goodman of Tulsa died Tuesday at a hospital after…

  • US: Chicago-area cousins planned US terrorist attack

    CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois Army National Guard soldier vowed to bring “the flames of war to the heart” of America if he was unable to get to the Middle East to join the Islamic…

  • Strawberry festival poster sparks outcry about race

    PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) — After an outcry over an artist’s depiction of two black children with no facial features except bright red lips, organizers of a Louisiana strawberry festival have agreed not to show or…

  • Five Palms wins Santa Anita feature by 4 1/2 lengths

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Five Palms won the $60,000 feature by 4 1/2 lengths Thursday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Martin Garcia, Five Palms ran seven furlongs in 1:22.29 and paid $4, $3.40 and $2.40…

  • Schwarzenegger’s back for high-octane ‘Terminator: Genisys’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — As promised, the Terminator and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegger — are back this summer for another go in “Terminator: Genisys,” and Paramount Pictures, eager for…

  • Thursday’s Exhibition Linescores

    At Port Charlotte, Fla. New York (A) 010 200 101—5 9 1 Tampa Bay 010 022 10x—6 10 1 Warren, J.Ramirez (4), C.Martin (6), D.Burawa (7), T.Webb (8) and J.Murphy, E.Rodriguez; Norberto, Balfour (3), Jepsen…

  • Diamondbacks 3, Padres 3, tie, 10 innings,

    San Diego Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi Myers cf 3 1 0 0 Pollock cf 4 0 2 2 T.Jankowski cf 1 0 1 0 Buss rf 1 0 1 0…

  • Diamondbacks 3, Padres 3, tie, 10 innings,

    San Diego Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi Myers cf 3 1 0 0 Pollock cf 4 0 2 2 T.Jankowski cf 1 0 1 0 Buss rf 1 0 1 0…