Pacquiao has plenty to say while he prepares for Thurman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician. The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably shied away ...

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and caree...

ASK A DESIGNER: Outdoor kitchens keep evolving

Since the basic backyard barbecue began evolving into the outdoor kitchen, the trend has only grown. Some of today's outdoor cooking areas can seem almost like full kitchens, with more appliances and ...

Presidents on July 4: Some chill, some get in your face

WASHINGTON (AP) — Through history, the Fourth of July has been a day for some presidents to declare their independence from the public. They've made tracks to the beach, the mountains, the golf course...

What to know about the July 4th celebration in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — HOW IS JULY FOURTH TYPICALLY CELEBRATED IN WASHINGTON? Every year, marching bands, drill teams, military units, floats and giant balloons participate in a mile-long...

US duty free magnates fund controversial Israeli settlements

HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free stores at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or a box of chocolates. The Falic...

Primary players: All-Stars set to rock Cleveland next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to spice up the All-Star Game election, Major League Baseball essentially introduced a primary this year. Candidates were narrowed down in fan voting to three...

Green's win at Women's PGA makes mentor Webb proud

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — In the middle of the night before the most important round of golf in Hannah Green's life, a storm rolled through that produced a crack of thunder loud enough to shake the house s...

McDonald's Kansas City burger in UK starts barbecue feud

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — McDonald's has started a trans-Atlantic barbecue feud with the introduction of a Kansas City-themed hamburger in the U.K. Outgoing Kansas City, Missouri, Mayo...

Netflix announces 2 more seasons of 'Queer Eye'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Netflix's show "Queer Eye" says it's bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons. The streaming service announced Tuesday that season four will d...

'Smokelore' is a tasty history of barbecue, food and culture

"Smokelore: A Short History of Barbecue in America" (University of Georgia Press), by Jim Auchmutey A great deal could be written about barbecue, and much of it already has been. ...

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowd...

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and caree...

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China

TOKYO (AP) — When President Donald Trump visits Japan, he'll be able to point to Tokyo's streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. ...

New Jersey beach smoking ban in place for start of summer

SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) — Smoke 'em if you've got 'em — but not on the beach in New Jersey this summer. Smoking and vaping will be banned on nearly every public beach in the state this s...