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  • Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast’s high energy prices?

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec’s rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation’s highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air…

  • Limousine, 2 other vehicles crash near LA; 11 people injured

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Five people are in critical condition after a crash involving a limousine and two other cars in Southern California. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department say initial information…

  • Separate NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 wounded

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City. In one of the incidents, police say nine people were wounded when gunfire…

  • Fatal police shooting in Wal-Mart under review 1 year later

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A year after a 22-year-old black man was killed by a white police officer while carrying an air rifle in an Ohio Wal-Mart, federal officials’ review of the case remains unfinished…

  • Arsenal beats Chelsea 1-0 in Community Shield at Wembley

    LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger finally earned his first win over Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield. Oxlade-Chamberlain received the ball…

  • Panthers waive injured WR Stephen Hill after torn ACL

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have waived injured wide receiver Stephen Hill after he suffered a torn right ACL in practice. Panthers assistant coach Steve Wilks made the announcement on Sunday after practice.…

  • Russian police detain several gay activists

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg on Sunday detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday. Yuri Gavrikov, the leader of a…

  • Rays LHP Moore demoted after rough outing

    BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have demoted left-hander Matt Moore to the minors to continue his comeback from Tommy John surgery. Moore will go to Triple-A Durham and pitch on a regular schedule.…

  • Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. A new exhibit at Kennedy Space Center features two…

  • Nigeria: Review of soldiers condemned in Boko Haram war

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s army is ordering a review of the cases of more than 600 soldiers and officers, including dozens condemned to death for allegedly deserting the battle against Islamic extremists. The review…

  • WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Three weeks before the world championships, athletics was thrown into turmoil by new accusations of widespread doping and experts denouncing an anti-doping system compromised by leniency. The World Anti-Doping Agency…

  • Canada PM triggers election with vote in October

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggered an election campaign Sunday and set the vote for Oct. 19, when Harper and his Conservative party hope to earn a fourth term after almost a…

  • Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homes

    LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a massive blaze raging in the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco spread overnight covering more drought-stricken ground. Cal Fire says the fast-moving has charred 71…

  • Myanmar’s president visits area worst-hit by flooding

    KALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s president on Sunday visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country, saying that water levels are slowly receding and that he hopes people can soon return to their…

  • Astronaut mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch box

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents. They are part of…