UK Conservative leadership contenders acknowledge past sins

LONDON (AP) — British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has admitted using cocaine on "several occasions" two decades ago, as Conservative Party leadership hopefuls rush to admit past sins and avoid ...

Estranged wife of ex Afghan hostage says he beat her

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The estranged wife of former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle says Boyle allegedly struck her, tied her ankles and wrists with rope and forced her to have sex during an incident...

Former Afghan hostage being tried on assault against wife

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle has gone on trial in Canada on charges that he repeatedly assaulted his wife. Boyle faces 19 charges, including sexual ...

A life of adventure, religion for American killed in India

SEATTLE (AP) — John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder, led backpacking expeditions in the Northwest's Cascade Mountains, almost lost his leg to a...

The Latest: visiting remote island was man's last adventure

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on the death of an American adventurer and missionary who was killed by an isolated Indian tribe (all times local): 4:30 a.m. John Allen...

As rents soar, co-living becomes a more appealing option

Big city apartment-dwelling can be a financial and emotional drain, but the growing trend of co-living can soften the blow. Co-living comes in many varieties, from shared houses to l...

'Wicked River' by Jenny Milchman is engrossing novel

"Wicked River: a Novel" (Sourcebooks Landmark), by Jenny Milchman Natalie Abbott has cold feet on her wedding day. She loves Doug Larson more than anything, but even now she doesn't ...

Missing California hiker found after 6 days in Yosemite park

YOSEMITE, Calif. (AP) — A well-prepared California hiker missing for six days in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park has been found. The National Park Service tells San Francis...

Review: Eastwood's '15:17' recreates a thwarted attack

In his latest film, "The 15:17 to Paris," Clint Eastwood has taken his famously no-frills filmmaking further than ever before. Having already dispensed with many of the typical accoutrements of Hollyw...

Former hostage Joshua Boyle awaits bail hearing

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A bail hearing for former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle could be weeks away after a brief court appearance by video link relating to assault charges. Boyle ...

Ex-hostage Boyle makes video court appearance

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle made a brief appearance via video link for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday after being charged with 15 offences, including sexual assault, fo...

The Latest: Ex-hostage Boyle makes video court appearance

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Latest on former hostage Joshua Boyle, who faces 15 charges in Canada, including sexual assault. (all times local): 9:40 AM. Canadian ex-...

From Malta to Minneapolis, a look at where to go in 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — From Malta to Minneapolis, here's a look at some destinations around the world that will be making news in 2018. They include designated culture capitals, places hosting sporting event...

Monuments being reduced hold cliff dwellings, scenic cliffs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump is going to significantly reduce include ancient cliff dwellings and scenic canyons as well as areas that could be used...

Former hostage says his American wife was rushed to hospital

SMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — An American woman who was rescued with her family last week after years held by a Taliban-linked group has been hospitalized in Canada, her husband says. ...