Madonna offers a needy, trying-too-hard mess of an album

Madonna, "Madame X" (Interscope) These days Madonna is wearing an eyepatch for dubious reasons. But it's her ears that seem to have failed her. The shape-shifting Q...

Analysis: A global game now has a truly global champion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Canadian flag, soaked in beer and champagne, was waved in the Toronto locker room. Pascal Siakam wore the flag of Cameroon around his shoulders. Marc Gasol was yelling some ...

Going for 3: Koepka chases the mysterious Willie Anderson

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to blame Brooks Koepka for not knowing much about the man whose record he's chasing. For decades, pretty much everyone forgot about him. His nam...

Bills QB Allen focused on staying upbeat entering 2nd season

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen wasn't sure what to make of someone referring to him as being a happy-go-lucky person because the Buffalo Bills quarterback wondered if it implied he doesn't take his j...

AP Photos: Tribe in northeast India prays for good harvest

PANTAN, India (AP) — The Rabha tribal community in India's northeastern state of Assam celebrates the Baikho festival each year, performing traditional rituals to please a deity of wealth and ask for ...

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebratio...

Stocks rise after US deal with Mexico; car companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Monday on Wall Street after the U.S. and Mexico averted a trade war and potentially damaging tariffs, while several companies inked bi...

The Latest: Dem candidates show off campaign swag in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 2:45 p.m. At an event meant to show off the Democratic presidentia...

The 'chocolate tube': Testing polluted surfing beaches

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Most surfers know it's best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm, due to the increased chance of getting sick from bacteria that...

German police detain 16 English soccer fans after mass brawl

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the western German city of Duesseldorf have detained 16 men following a mass brawl between English soccer fans. Officers were called to the old town on Thursd...

Budapest boat crash puts focus on Hungary's tourist boom

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A disaster waiting to happen. That's how many in Budapest describe the deadly crash between a small sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists and a much larger cruise sh...

Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The tagline makes the solution sound so simple: "Gamble responsibly." It's anything but for those who struggle with compulsive gambling. Instead, the footn...

Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The tagline makes the solution sound so simple: "Gamble responsibly." It's anything but for those who struggle with compulsive gambling. Instead, the footn...

Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The tagline makes the solution sound so simple: "Gamble responsibly." It's anything but for those who struggle with compulsive gambling. Instead, the footn...

California team loses 2nd sponsor over Ocasio-Cortez video

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A second company has cut ties with a California minor league baseball team that played a Memorial Day video that included an image of Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wit...