Businessman involved in St. Louis County scheme sentenced

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A businessman who admitted to providing bribes as part of a pay-to-play scandal that led to the downfall of St. Louis County’s former top elected official was sentenced Thursday to...

Pope names Savanna bishop Hartmayer archbishop of Atlanta

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer as the new leader of the Catholic Church in Atlanta. Hartmayer, 68, replaces Archbishop Wilton Gregory, wh...

MLB wants to ban in-game video, union would allow

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball has proposed banning player access to video during games, according to New York Yankees pitcher Zack Britton, but the union wants to allow it with protections ...

Trump attacks Sessions ahead of primary runoff for US Senate

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Sessions, making new strides to regain his former Senate seat, faced renewed criticism from Donald Trump that could be his biggest hurdle after the president appeared to mock ...

Reds' Bauer says tipping pitches for Dodgers all in fun

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Trevor Bauer thinks his decision to tip pitches for a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during a spring training game and the resulting attention are good for baseball. ...

Costa Rica presidency rocked by data collection scandal

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rica's presidency has been rocked by federal investigators' search of presidential offices and four high-level resignations, including President Carlos Alvarado's men...

Fiat Chrysler US sales chief who sued the company is leaving

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's head of U.S. sales is leaving the company after a bumpy career that saw him file a whistleblower lawsuit over a scheme to pay dealers to report fake sales numbers. ...

Sessions advances to Texas GOP runoff in Congress return bid

Former longtime Rep. Pete Sessions advanced Tuesday to a runoff for the Republican nomination in a rural central Texas district in his bid to return to Congress after being voted out of a different se...

Chairman of winning party in Slovak vote to form government

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s president on Wednesday asked the chairman of the winning party in the country's parliamentary election to form a new government. Igor Matovic a...

Malaysia's new PM delays Parliament, and no-confidence vote

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's new leader has postponed the next session of Parliament by more than two months, effectively delaying plans by Mahathir Mohamad's former ruling alliance to see...

AP source: LiAngelo Ball offered G League contract

LiAngelo Ball has been offered a G League contract for the remainder of this season, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The expectation is that Ball ...

Vatican sends top 2 sex crimes investigators to Mexico

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is sending its top two sex crimes investigators to Mexico on a fact-finding and assistance mission as the Catholic hierarchy in the world's second-largest Catholic coun...

Opera union board member alleges cover-up in Domingo scandal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A senior member of the main U.S. union that represents opera performers resigned Monday, accusing the leadership of a cover-up in its investigation into accusations of sexual hara...

Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died

BOSTON (AP) — Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric Co. into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate and parlayed his legendary business acumen into a retirement career as a corporate le...

'I am not a traitor': Malaysia's new PM appeals for support

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's new prime minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, appealed Monday to the divided nation for a chance to prove his mettle amid doubts over his legitimacy, and vowed to form...