Chinese stocks drop, other Asian markets mixed

Published Jul. 7 2015 @ 1:02am

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite official efforts to shore up slumping prices while other Asian markets were mixed after Greece's spiraling crisis weighed on Wall Street.

Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win

Published Jul. 6 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads Tuesday to Brussels, where he will try to use a...

Lawyers: Cosby's drugs-sex admission could help women's suit

Published Jul. 7 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could...

Braves win 5-3 to end Brewers' 8-game winning streak

Published Jul. 7 2015

MILWAUKEE -- Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning...

Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block

Published Jul. 6 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on...

Pope has packed final Ecuador day but holding up well

Published Jul. 6 2015

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Pope Francis has a whirlwind final full day in Ecuador on Tuesday, with an open-air Mass...

Samsung forecasts profit fall as S6 sales disappoint

Published Jul. 6 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. forecast a fall in second quarter profit in a sign that sales...

As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm

Published Jul. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- Worried about "Republican on Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter...

Iran now pushes for an end to arms embargo in nuclear deal

Published Jul. 6 2015

VIENNA -- As negotiators braced for yet another possible extension of nuclear talks, Iran demanded on Monday that any deal...

Obama administration: Education bills lack accountability

Published Jul. 6 2015

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Monday it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being...

Hamilton County deputies involved in car chase

Published Jul. 6 2015

Deputies with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle tonight around 8:11 p.m. for a registration violation...

More Alabama counties issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Published Jul. 6 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Additional Alabama counties on Monday said they were now willing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples,...

Caitlyn Jenner to write weekly editorials on LGBT issues

Published Jul. 6 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner will be writing weekly online editorials about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and...

The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

Published Jul. 6 2015

DENVER (AP) - Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago.

Georgia man sentenced in shooting death of 23-month-old grandson

Published Jul. 6 2015

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced in the shooting death of his 23-month-old grandson.

5 tornadoes confirmed in Middle Tennessee

Published Jul. 6 2015

NASHVILLE -- The National Weather Service says it has confirmed five tornadoes touched down in Middle Tennessee during storms last...

Donald Trump isn't backing away from immigrant comments

Published Jul. 6 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stood firm Monday on his description of Mexican immigrants as criminals.

Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies

Published Jul. 6 2015

NEW YORK -- Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced...

South Carolina Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds

Published Jul. 6 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the...

Man arrested in Alabama park on drug charges

Published Jul. 6 2015

Officers from the Stevenson, Ala., Police Department received a complaint of possible drug activity Saturday at the Stevenson City Park.