A look at NFL training camps in a most unusual preseason

Now that more NFL players have opted out of the 2020 season than did men in MLB, the NHL and NBA combined, what about coaches? People in their 60s, for example, are considered more s...

Shipyard, union reach tentative deal to end strike in Maine

Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and production workers reached a tentative agreement to end a strike that has stretched for more than a month during a global pandemic, the union announced Saturday. ...

Brazil near 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil was leaping toward a grim milestone — 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 — on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case, the country had not shown signs of crushin...

MLS to resume regular season following Florida tournament

Major League Soccer said Saturday it will resume its season once the MLS is Back tournament in Florida wraps up. The league's 26 teams will each play 18 games, with the first betwee...

At his New Jersey golf club, Trump finds supportive audience

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — They hustled down the stairs, the rain dabbing their polo shirts and golf attire, as they dashed inside the clubhouse, drinks in their hands and masks missing from their faces....

Reimagining ‘The Secret Garden’ for a new generation

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s classic “ The Secret Garden ” has been adapted into several films, television series and even a Broadway musical. But it had been 27 years since Mary Lennox had la...

AP source: MAC cancels fall football season due to virus

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. A person with kn...

In 1976, Comaneci's perfect 10s made her the perfect one

EDITOR’S NOTE — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. AP Sports Writer Tim Reynolds intervi...

AP WAS THERE: 1976 Montreal Olympics

EDITOR’S NOTE — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. This story was transmitted from Montr...

Vote-by-mail worries: A 'leaky pipeline' in many states

BOSTON (AP) — Brace yourself for what’s expected to be the first U.S. presidential election conducted mostly by mail. It’s likely to be a wild ride. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, v...

Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from grounded ship

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius stuffed fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves Saturday to create makeshift oil spill barriers as tons of fuel leaking...

Schools face major virus test as student 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 i...

2 accused in ex-Nissan boss' escape denied release from jail

BOSTON (AP) — Two American men wanted by Japan on charges that they helped sneak former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country in a box have again been denied release from a U.S. ja...

UK medics protest, seeking pay raise after pandemic struggle

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of health care workers rallied in British cities on Saturday, demanding the government acknowledge their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic with a hefty pay increase. ...

Profit up 87% at Buffett's firm but virus slows businesses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market, but it took a roughly $10 billio...