Asian shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed in muted trading Tuesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost nearly 0.1 pe...

New rules likely coming but not to replay

DENVER (AP) — In no sport but the NFL do players, fans, coaches and general managers annually debate the rules of the game, advocating ways to make pro football better, safer, fairer. ...

Nunes sues Twitter, users for defamation and negligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence. ...

'Angels of the sky' offer flights into flooded Nebraska city

A Nebraska city walled off by massive flooding is getting a big lift from private pilots who are offering free flights to shuttle stranded residents to and from their hometown. Flood...

Supreme Court struggles with Virginia redistricting case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed to struggle Monday with how to resolve a case that could help flip control of the Virginia House of Delegates to Democrats. The justices he...

Key player in Jamaican lottery scam could face long sentence

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in North Dakota are seeking a prison sentence for a Rhode Island woman who funneled lottery scam money between the U.S. and Jamaica that's more than double wh...

Board work, 3-point shot could fuel upsets of top NCAA seeds

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — This year's NCAA Tournament features a top tier of teams that are heavy Final Four favorites, starting with No. 1 overall seed Duke and star freshman Zion Williamson. ...

McIlroy blocks out noise and hits his stride

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy managed to block out all the noise, all the distractions, and this was long before he even reached the pivotal three-hole finish at the TPC Sawgrass to win ...

Capitals sign local product Joe Snively of Yale

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed college free-agent forward and local product Joe Snively to a two-year entry-level contract that begins next season. General...

Crowds force California city to close super bloom viewing

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Overwhelming crowds forced authorities to shut down viewing of a super bloom of poppies on hills around a small Southern California city. The city of Lak...

Liz Weston: How to give money advice that sticks

Unsolicited money advice is like stale fruitcake: Most people wish the givers would just keep it to themselves. Still, those who are "good with money" often want to help friends and ...

The Latest: Dutch police considering terrorism in shooting

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in a tram in the Netherlands (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Police in the central Dutch city of Utrecht say th...

Dutch police: Multiple injuries in shooting on tram

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in the central Dutch city of Utrecht say on Twitter that "multiple" people have been injured as a result of a shooting in a tram in a residential neighborhood. ...

Asian shares advance as investors watch US-China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies. ...

Amid hoopla around Ichiro and Mariners _ A's are here, too

TOKYO (AP) — Amid all the hoopla surrounding Suzuki Ichiro's return to Japan with the Seattle Mariners, it's been easy to overlook something else: the Oakland Athletics are here, too. ...