L. Bruce Laingen, top US diplomat held in Iran, dies at 96

WASHINGTON (AP) — L. Bruce Laingen, the top American diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran when it was overrun by Iranian protesters in 1979 and one of 52 Americans held hostage for more than a year,...

Inzamam steps down, says Pakistan cricket needs fresh ideas

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan cricket's chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq says he will not stay in the job after his contract ends July 31. "I want fresh people to come with fresh ideas and ...

Do you need a Roth 401(K)?

If you are saving for retirement, you probably know about the 401(k) and the Roth IRA too. But are you familiar with a Roth 401(k)? It's a bit of a mashup — a Roth product available ...

John Paul Stevens evolved into Supreme Court's liberal lion

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the M...

Liz Weston: 3 steps to keep 'solo agers' happier and safer

Retirement coach Sara Zeff Geber visited several Northern California assisted living facilities to interview "solo agers" — people, either single or coupled, who don't have children to help them as t...

Raiders' Incognito suspended 2 games over personal conduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league's personal conduct policy. ...

Trump unloads on Paul Ryan, calls him 'a lame duck failure'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded via Twitter on former GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan, calling Ryan a "lame duck failure." Ryan is very critical of Trump in the book "A...

The Latest: Halep, Sviolina start Wimbledon semifinals

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Play has started in the first women's semifinal on Centre Court between No. 7 Simona ...

Williams back on Centre Court to face Strycova in semifinals

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Back on Centre Court and back in the semifinals of a major tournament, Serena Williams will take on Barbora Strycova at Wimbledon. Williams is trying to win...

Correction: Today in History for Sunday, July 7

In a Today in History for Sunday, July 7 that was sent in advance on July 1, The Associated Press erroneously attributed the Thought for Today to Margaret Fuller, American critic and social reformer (...

Investment report finds many companies wanting on climate

BERLIN (AP) — Many companies in high-emission industries aren't doing enough to respond to climate change, according to a report produced for some of the world's biggest institutional investors that w...

'Giant sucking sound': Perot's quips over the years

DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, who died Tuesday at his home in Dallas, was known for memorable quips, especially during his run for president as a third-party candidate in 1992. Here are some quotes fro...

Millennial Money: Investing is well within your reach

News headlines might lead you to believe that millennials are striking out on a growing list of financial accomplishments: homeownership, paying off student loans — not to mention summoning the will t...

AP-NORC Poll: Many feeling vulnerable despite economic gains

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs....

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 9, the 190th day of 2019. There are 175 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 9, 18...