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Police arrest man accused of striking woman, dragging body

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected in a fatal hit-in-run in central California in which the victim's body was dragged more than 8 miles (13 kilometers) was in critical condition after jumping from ...

US, others say Africa has become main target of IS group

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A senior U.S. official said Wednesday the world must remain vigilant about the continued threat posed by the Islamic State group around the globe — especially in Africa — a remin...

Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed Nicki Minaj's dad

NEW YORK (AP) — A hit-and-run driver pleaded guilty Friday in a suburban New York a suburban New York crash that killed the father of Nicki Minaj and was promised a year or less in jail, disappointin...

Taipei man dies after being struck by 4 cars in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man died early Sunday morning (May 2) after he was struck by four cars while trying to cross a street in Wanhua District. At 3 a.m. on Sunday, a 41-year-old ma...

Steelers finish on-the-fly offensive retool with draft picks

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The on-the-fly retooling of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense is nearly complete. Outgoing general manager Kevin Colbert ended his 20-plus-year tenure with the organi...

Stanton's 350th career homer, three RBIs lead Yanks past O's

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit his 350th career homer and lifted a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, sending the New York Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Wednesday night. ...

Demeritte, Fried lead Braves to needed win, 3-1 over Cubs

ATLANTA (AP) — When one's journey to the major leagues has endured plenty of setbacks, it's good to have someone in your corner. For Travis Demeritte, it was a woman he'd never met b...

Reds' skid reaches 11 games in 5-0 loss to Cardinals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Dakota Hudson pitched 6 2/3 innings of one-hit ball, Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs with a sixth-inning double, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Cincinnati 5-0 on Saturday, the 1...

EXPLAINER: New front, same challenges for Russian offensive

Russia is readying a massive, new offensive in eastern Ukraine, hoping to reverse its fortunes on the battlefield after a catastrophic start to seven weeks of war. A long convoy of c...

Ukraine president to press Biden, NATO for more support

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine President Volodymr Zelenskyy called on people worldwide to gather in public Thursday to show support for his embattled country as he prepared to address U.S. President Joe...

Russia-Ukraine war: Key things to know about the conflict

The battle for Ukraine's cities thundered across its suburbs Tuesday, with the Ukrainian military forcing Russian troops out of a strategically important Kyiv neighborhood, while Russian forces took p...

Civilians fleeing Mariupol describe street-to-street battles

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Civilians making the dangerous escape from Ukraine's embattled southern port of Mariupol described fleeing through street-to-street gun battles and past unburied corpses as a ste...

LA police seek driver after Tesla street stunt ends in crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police sought the public's help Monday to identify a hit-and-run Tesla driver who crashed while attempting a stunt on an extremely steep Los Angeles street while spectators recorded...

Russia-Ukraine war: Key things to know about the conflict

The battle for Ukraine's strategic port of Mariupol raged on Monday, as Ukraine rejected a Russian offer to evacuate its troops from the besieged city and Russian bombardment continued. ...

Ukraine rejects Russian demand for surrender in Mariupol

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials defiantly rejected a Russian demand that their forces in Mariupol lay down arms and raise white flags Monday in exchange for safe passage out of the besieged s...