'Smokelore' is a tasty history of barbecue, food and culture

"Smokelore: A Short History of Barbecue in America" (University of Georgia Press), by Jim Auchmutey A great deal could be written about barbecue, and much of it already has been. ...

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. ...

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack t...

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled. ...

The Latest: Helicopter saves 6 climbers in Pakistan's north

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on a climbing expedition's rescue in Pakistan after being hit by an avalanche (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A Pakistani mountaineering of...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US AND IRAN NEAR POTENTIAL FLASHPOINT Washington and Tehr...

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran, the two adversaries have taken steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a fl...

What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in di...

FIFA says wrong to stop Iran activists in World Cup stadiums

NICE, France (AP) — FIFA says it was wrong for people campaigning for women to be allowed into Iranian soccer stadiums to be removed from a Women's World Cup game in France. Stadium ...

Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

MPONDWE, Uganda (AP) — Several well-trodden paths crisscross this lush area where people walk between Congo and Uganda to visit nearby family and friends and go to the busy markets. ...

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ...

Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup investigation

PARIS (AP) — A justice official in France says former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. Confirming a report published...

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Leonard quiet on future as Raptors celebrate with parade

TORONTO (AP) — Fresh off leading the Toronto Raptors to their first NBA title, Kawhi Leonard received the key to the city at Monday's championship parade. For now, however, the two-w...