Shifting explanations from White House alarm some in GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought...

Napoli 'ultra' fan arrested in killing of Inter supporter

MILAN (AP) — A Napoli "ultra" fan has been arrested and accused of killing the Inter Milan supporter who died following clashes outside the San Siro ahead of a Serie A match last December. ...

Lampard tells European soccer chiefs: keep current CL format

LONDON (AP) — Champions League winner Frank Lampard was deployed by the Premier League on Thursday as part of the mission to prevent a radical change to the format of European competitions. ...

Diplomat says politicization of foreign policy disturbed him

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top State Department aide testified in the impeachment inquiry that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Sen...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Apple Book charts for week ending October 13, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. What Happens in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316435567 - (Little, Brow...

Column: Griffin values free golf lesson from a caring pro

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steve Prater can recall only one time in more than 30 years as a PGA professional that he refused payment for a golf lesson. Lanto Griffin doesn't know...

Davis, James begin Lakers partnership with sky-high hopes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis doesn't raise a brow at the high expectations he's accepting with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 26-year-old superstar engineered his move from New Orle...

Boeing, FAA both faulted in certification of the 737 Max

A panel of international aviation regulators found that Boeing withheld key information about the 737 Max from pilots and regulators, and the Federal Aviation Administration lacked the expertise to un...

United Airlines extends schedule without grounded Boeing Max

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines is the third and final U.S. airline to give up plans to return a grounded Boeing plane to service this year. United said Friday it will keep its Boeing...

Column: The cups runneth over in golf

The next Ryder Cup starts in 360 days, the perfect occasion for the opposing captains to meet Tuesday at Whistling Straits and share absolutely nothing. That's not entirely true. ...

AP PHOTOS: Fading Spanish town keeps light on native saint

MAYORGA, Spain (AP) — Dressed in his best attire, Jesús María de la Viuda rushed to join neighbors for the patron saint festival in the Spanish town of Mayorga, a 282-year-old annual tradition that ol...

Choosing your first reptile: some species to look for

Reptiles are easier to keep than ever, with special equipment available in almost any pet store. This ease of entry, however, means that beginners can end up in over their head. Ther...

Raptors 'hungry' for another title run, even without Leonard

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has moved on and Danny Green is gone, but the Toronto Raptors still have an NBA title to defend. This season, a group led by All-Star guard Kyle Lowry, b...

In New Orleans, hope for justice seen in ex-deacon's arrest

A man who says he was raped by a Roman Catholic deacon four decades ago while serving as an altar boy in New Orleans says he hopes the deacon's arrest will "send a message to other pedophiles in the c...

AP Interview: Italian players' rep bemoans racism tolerance

ROME (AP) — It was the day after Christmas and the festive atmosphere was quickly ruined when a soccer fan died in clashes outside of the venerated San Siro stadium in Milan. Inside ...