Singer Blanco Brown undergoes surgery after car accident

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “The Git Up” singer Blanco Brown is in intensive care after suffering significant injuries in a head-on vehicle collision near Atlanta. A statement from his ...

Dixon beats Sato at Gateway in reverse finish of Indy 500

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Scott Dixon and Takuma Sato repeated their 20-lap shootout from the Indianapolis 500 a week ago, with Dixon reversing the finishing order Saturday by winning at World Wide Technol...

'Fighting for you': First lady makes her case for Trump vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump portrayed her husband as an authentic, uncompromising leader in a Rose Garden address as President Donald Trump turned to family, farmers and the trappings o...

Trump — 'No Mr. Nice Guy' — shows softer side to win voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign with a swaggering World Series ad that declared he’s “No Mr. Nice Guy,” but his campaign has taken pains to highlight a soft...

Biden vows to defeat Trump, end US 'season of darkness'

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night with a vow to be a unifying “ally of the light” who would move an America in crisis past the chaos of P...

For Joe Biden, long path to a potentially crucial presidency

When Joe Biden steps to the podium Thursday night as the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, he will offer himself to a wounded, meandering nation as balm — and as a bridge. A ...

Jill Biden's path from reluctant politico to possible FLOTUS

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jill Biden is a prankster. It’s the first thing most of her friends and former aides say when asked about her character. She once sneaked into a close aide’s ...

Medical review upheld for Saudi prisoner at Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has turned back an effort to delay an independent medical review for a Saudi citizen held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center who was so badly mistreated in Americ...

US schools face major virus test as students return to classroom

Reopening schools is easy. Keeping them open will be the hard part. As educators prepare to welcome students back to class for the first time in months, schools' ability to quickly identify and...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 6, the 219th day of 2020. There are 147 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 6, 1945, during Wor...

'Building bridges': How Bass became a leading VP contender

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's leaders were deadlocked and on the verge of financial catastrophe in 2008. Five negotiators, including Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, couldn't agree on a...

Former Illinois, New Mexico St coach Lou Henson dies at 88

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Lou Henson, the plain-spoken coach who took New Mexico State and Illinois to the Final Four during a 21-year career that included nearly 800 victories and a feud with fellow Big...

4 men drown after taxi falls off pier in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four men perished when a taxi accidentally drove off a pier in Taichung early on Wednesday morning (July 15). At 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the Taichung Habor Fire Br...

North Macedonia reports third migrant car accident in week

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say 11 migrants have been seriously injured in a car accident near the central town of Shtip. A car with local plates, packe...

Man gets prison for failed theft of Magna Carta in England

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. judge has sentenced a man to four years for attempting to steal one of the original copies of the the Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral in England. Mark Royde...