Orthodox priest shot at church in France, attacker at large

LYON, France (AP) — French police say a Greek Orthodox priest was shot Saturday outside his church in the city of Lyon, and police are hunting for the assailant. The priest is in a l...

Lawyer: Wisconsin cop can't be fired for future shooting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney for a Wisconsin police officer who has fatally shot three people since 2015 says his client shouldn't be disciplined or fired simply because city officials are worried...

Illinois starting QB scratched after positive COVID test

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois starting quarterback Brandon Peters was announced as a scratch shortly before kickoff against Purdue Saturday due to a positive COVID-19 test on Thursday. ...

6N: Wales loses to Scotland 14-10, drops to 5th-place finish

LLANELLI, Wales (AP) — Wales slumped to a fifth-place finish in a disappointing defense of its Six Nations title after losing to Scotland 14-10 in an attritional battle in Llanelli on Saturday. ...

Muriel nets 2 as Atalanta wins 2-1 at Crotone in Serie A

MILAN (AP) — Luis Muriel scored twice to help Atalanta get back on track in Serie A with a 2-1 win at newly promoted Crotone on Saturday. Muriel netted both goals in the first half b...

Some Thai students choose protest option at graduation

BANGKOK (AP) — For a second straight day Saturday, many university students in Bangkok boycotted a graduation ceremony attended by Thailand's king and queen, as part of an unprecedented push for refor...

The mystery surrounding the former Marine held in Venezuela

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — “Don’t WORRY!,” reads the cryptic note scribbled on a scrap of perforated paper smuggled out of a dank, basement cellblock. “Han Solo always wins!” The wee...

AP Explains: Why France incites such anger in Muslim world

PARIS (AP) — Many countries, especially in the democratic West, champion freedom of expression and allow publications that lampoon Islam’s prophet. So why is France singled out for protests and calls ...

Rublev beats Anderson in Vienna for his 5th final in 2020

VIENNA (AP) — Andrey Rublev advanced to his fifth final of the season Saturday after Kevin Anderson pulled out in the second set of their semifinal at the Erste Bank Open. The fifth-...

In Peru's Cuzco, pandemic devastates tourism and economy

CUZCO, Peru (AP) — Efraín Valles guided world leaders, pop stars and a princess on exclusive tours through the land of the Incas. He now makes ice cream to survive amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Walker earns Man City 1-0 win over boyhood club Sheff United

SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Kyle Walker consigned boyhood club Sheffield United to another Premier League loss by driving home a long-range shot to earn Manchester City a 1-0 win at Bramall Lane on Satu...

Minority US contract tracers build trust in diverse cities

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When a contact tracer called the Iraqi woman to say her 18-year-old daughter tested positive for the coronavirus and could quarantine for free in a hotel, the woman panicked — recalli...

Pandemic reinvents holiday hiring for retailers

NEW YORK (AP) — Wanted this holiday shopping season: Cart sanitizers, curbside delivery workers and mask enforcers. The push to hire temporary workers has begun in earnest this holi...

Mystery surrounds former Marine's imprisonment in Venezuela

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — “Don’t WORRY!,” reads the cryptic note scribbled on a scrap of perforated paper smuggled out of a dank, basement cellblock. “Han Solo always wins!” The we...

Maryland shocks Minnesota 45-44 in OT on missed conversion

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A back-and-forth game that featured comebacks by both teams, a dozen touchdowns and more than 1,100 yards in offense seemed destined to reach a second overtime before ending a...