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  • Avedon exhibit features portraits of 1960s-70s newsmakers

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Richard Avedon made his name in fashion photography, but a new exhibit focuses on his portraits of political and cultural newsmakers. Visitors can see the collection starting Wednesday in Philadelphia at the…

  • Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but details on her…

  • Herrera scores early to lift Mexico past Paraguay

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Herrera scored in the third minute to lift Mexico to a 1-0 victory over Paraguay in an international friendly Tuesday night. Herrera scored from in close after a free…

  • In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect

    NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime suspect in the disappearance of Etan Patz is looming over the murder trial of the man who confessed to killing the 6-year-old boy. Jose Antonio Ramos wasn’t charged criminally…

  • Oil heir Andrew Getty found dead at Hollywood Hills home

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Getty, the 47-year-old grandson of the late oil billionaire J. Paul Getty and one of the heirs to the fortune of one of the wealthiest and best-known families in American…

  • Judge: Navy’s Hawaii, California training plan inadequate

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has ruled the National Marine Fisheries Service violated environmental laws when it approved the Navy’s plans for training in waters off Hawaii and Southern California. U.S. District Court Judge…

  • Trumbo, Goldschmidt homer as Diamondbacks beat Rangers 8-7

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Mark Trumbo and Paul Goldschmidt homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-7 victory over a split-squad of Texas Rangers on Tuesday. Trumbo and Goldschmidt had three hits apiece, and Blake…

  • World’s oldest person dies

    WASHINGTON — The world’s oldest person died on Wednesday, less than a month after her 117th birthday. Misao Okawa’s nursing home in Osaka says she lost her appetite about 10 days ago, the Associated Press…

  • America’s Cup teams vote to downsize boats

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — America’s Cup teams have voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda, a cost-cutting move that could lead to the two strongest challengers…

  • Canucks win 2nd straight, beat Predators 5-4 in shootout

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins didn’t really get an explanation why Kevin Bieksa and Alexandre Burrows were ejected late in regulation. Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette said he didn’t see Burrows’…

  • World’s oldest person dies at 117

    TOKYO (AP) — The world’s oldest person has died nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday. Her nursing home says Misao Okawa died of heart failure early Wednesday. Okawa, born in Osaka on March…

  • Jacks head to CIT final with 68-61 win over NJIT

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona’s fans spilled out of the stands and jumped almost in unison at center court of the Walkup Skydome. One was brave enough to do a snow angel next to…

  • Nepal says climbers returning to climb Mount Everest

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepalese mountaineering official says climbers are returning to Mount Everest as the climbing industry recovers from last year’s disaster on the world’s highest peak. Mountaineering Department official Gyanendra Shrestha said…

  • Purported kidnappers want apology from California police

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two major California newspapers say they’ve received emails from a person claiming responsibility for a woman’s abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax.…

  • Prince George’s police seek missing man, 58

    WASHINGTON — The Prince George’s County Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who has been missing since Sunday. The police say Nathaniel Lockley, 58, was last seen on Monmouth Drive, in…