Ghana soccer association fires all coaches

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — The Ghana soccer association has fired all its national team coaches in a drastic and unexpected move. That includes the coaches for the men's and women's senior ...

Ole Miss hires former Maryland coach Durkin as assistant

Former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin, who was fired during the 2018 season following the death of a player who had collapsed during offseason conditioning drills, was hired Thursday as an assistant by Mi...

Austria's Kurz says Greens coalition 'best of both worlds'

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz says his party's coalition deal with the Greens, who are set to join the Alpine country's government for the first time, offers “the best of b...

Volkswagen, German consumer group in diesel settlement talks

BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen and a German consumer group said Thursday they will conduct talks on a possible settlement in a landmark case in which hundreds of thousands of people aim to establish a right...

SKorean prosecutors indict Moon's key ally over corruption

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday indicted a key ally of President Moon Jae-in on a dozen charges including bribery as they concluded a monthslong probe into a political sc...

Brazil's Bolsonaro keeps far-right entering tough 2nd year

SAO PAULO (AP) — Heading into his second year as Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro has held firm to his combative culture-warrior policies while feuding with critics at home and abroad — an approach ...

Lawsuit: Famed Jesuit abused boy 1,000 times around world

Chicago (AP) — One day in May of 1970, an 11-year-old boy and his disabled sister were sitting on the curb outside a Chicago tavern, waiting for their mother to come out. When a priest with crinkly ey...

Lawsuit: Famed Jesuit abused boy 1,000 times around world

CHICAGO (AP) — A globe-trotting Jesuit priest with ties to Mother Teresa sexually abused an American boy who served as his valet “more than 1,000 times, in multiple states and countries,” a lawsuit fi...

AP Exclusive: Trump ally may have broken Venezuela sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — Erik Prince, a major Republican donor and founder of controversial security firm Blackwater, has been referred to the U.S. Treasury Department for possible sanctions violations tied to hi...

Fred Graham, pioneering legal affairs journalist, dies at 88

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fred P. Graham, who covered the Supreme Court and momentous legal affairs of his era for The New York Times, CBS News and Court TV, has died at his Washington home. He was 88. ...

S Korean court rejects arrest of ex-justice minister

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday rejected a request to arrest a key ally of President Moon Jae-in who is being investigated over allegations of corruption and power abuse, sayi...

Simone Soars: Biles named 2019 AP Female Athlete of the Year

They’re called “Simone Things,” a catchall phrase for the casual ease with which Simone Biles seems to soar through her sport and her life. The irony, of course, is that there’s noth...

Michigan AG: Nassar investigation not suspended after all

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general on Wednesday said her communications director's statement announcing the suspension of a nearly two-year criminal investigation into Michigan State Un...

Melania Trump silently forges path through impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton spent the morning of her husband's impeachment visiting Capitol Hill to rally Democrats to his side. Pat Nixon kept assuring reporters her husband wouldn't quit — rig...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 24, the 358th day of 2019. There are seven days left in the year. This is Christmas Eve. Today's Highlight in History: ...