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AP PHOTOS: Crowds celebrate St. Petersburg graduate gala

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Scarlet Sails celebration is a rite of passage both figuratively and literally. Every year, tall ships with glowing red sails make their way down the Neva River in St...

Some cities nix July 4 fireworks for shortages, fire dangers

PHOENIX (AP) — The skies over a scattering of Western U.S. cities will stay dark for the third consecutive Fourth of July as some major fireworks displays are canceled again this year — some over wild...

US envoy to Israel lives in a luxe rental, a Trump legacy

JERUSALEM (AP) — There’s no plaque on the gate of the U.S. ambassador’s new residence in Jerusalem, no Stars and Stripes visible, no official listing as a notable overseas property. ...

Court backs arrest by officers responding to ShotSpotter

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of a Milwaukee man who was arrested by officers responding to a report from gunshot location technology, ruling that ...

Chaka Khan, Ukraine tribute highlight Boston Pops show

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on the July Fourth holiday this year will feature guest artist and 10-time Grammy winner Chaka Khan as well as a performance of the Ukrainian nation...

Juneteenth celebrations emphasize ending racial disparities

DALLAS (AP) — After Opal Lee led hundreds in a walk through her Texas hometown to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend, the 95-year-old Black woman who helped successfully push for the holiday to get nat...

2 men charged in fatal fireworks explosion that killed 4

BLACK JACK, Mo. (AP) — Two men were charged with murder in a house explosion near St. Louis that authorities say killed four people who were assembling fireworks in a garage. St. Lou...

Speedy Colorado Avalanche zoom to 2-0 series lead over Bolts

DENVER (AP) — Marinate on this for a quick moment: Colorado has 11 goals in the Stanley Cup Final so far, and not one from star forward Nathan MacKinnon. The always-pushing-the-pace ...

Chief: Fireworks components might have caused deadly blast

BLACK JACK, Mo. (AP) — A house explosion near St. Louis early Friday that killed two people and critically injured several other people might have been caused by explosives used to make fireworks, aut...

Saints pass rusher Davenport healing from pinky amputation

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints starting defensive end Marcus Davenport enters his fifth NFL season with just four fingers on his left hand. He appears to have accepted the p...

Chisholm, Aguilar each hit 2 HRs as Marlins down Astros 7-4

HOUSTON (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. wasn't celebrating his accomplishments after hitting two home runs Friday night in a win over the Houston Astros for his second multi-homer game this week. ...

Official: 1 dead, 3 hurt when fireworks explode in farm fire

LA GRANGE, N.C. (AP) — A brush fire on a North Carolina farm caused fireworks to explode inside a container where they were stored, killing one person and injuring three firefighters Friday, authoriti...

Ohtani carries Angels past Boston, ending LA's 14-game skid

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani presented the game ball to Phil Nevin during the cathartic clubhouse celebrations after the Los Angeles Angels snapped their 14-game losing streak. ...

Research Department Explosive (RDX) Market Latest, Set for Rapid Growth and Trend by 2022-2030 | (CAGR) of 3.2%

The global research department explosive (RDX) market value was US$ 9.81 billion in 2020 and anticipates reaching US$13.90 billion by 2030. The global research department explosive (RDX) market is for...

Epsom Derby favorite Desert Crown strolls to win

EPSOM, England (AP) — Desert Crown strolled to victory in the Epsom Derby and gave owner Michael Stoute his sixth win in the British Classic on Saturday. Desert Crown was posted wide...