UNC graduate DB Wolfolk ruled academically ineligible

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina graduate defensive back Myles Wolfolk has been ruled academically ineligible for the 12th-ranked Tar Heels. Team spokesman Jeremy Sharpe said ...

'Real confidence' helps Adams succeed as Rodgers' top target

The age gap separating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams was evident from one way they communicated this week. Rodgers and Adams were sittin...

Eric Reid still hasn't received an offer or workout invite

Despite setting two defensive franchise records for the Carolina Panthers last season, Eric Reid remains unsigned, like his close friend: Colin Kaepernick. Reid told The Associated P...

Earthquake alert to be sent to Taiwan cellphone users on Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cellphone users in Taiwan are asked not to panic on Sept. 21, when they receive an emergency SMS to mark the 21st anniversary of the 1999 Earthquake, the second-deadliest ...

Virginia lawmakers push to expand police decertification law

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A white Virginia state trooper yells an expletive-laden threat at a Black motorist who refuses to get out of his car during a traffic stop. Smiling for the driver's cellphone came...

No UN protection for Congo's threatened Nobel-winning doctor

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Death threats against a Nobel Peace Prize-winning Congolese doctor have alarmed his supporters who are urging the United Nations to reinstate protection by its peacekeepers, but it...

Another leading opposition activist detained in Belarus

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarusian authorities on Wednesday detained one of the last leading members of an opposition council who remained free, moving methodically to end a month of protests against aut...

Pakistan: Lahore court sentences Christian to death on blasphemy charges

A Lahore court sentenced a Christian man to death on charges of blasphemy on Tuesday, in the latest case of Pakistan's strict religious laws being enforced. Asif Pervaiz, a garment factory worker...

Ex-FBI agent: Attacks from Trump 'outrageous' and 'cruel'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Peter Strzok spent his FBI career hunting Russian and Chinese spies, but after news broke of derogatory text messages he'd sent about President Donald Trump, he came to feel like he ...

Video captures health worker poking body, woman arrested

DAPHNE, Ala. (AP) — A woman was charged with corpse abuse after video showed a health care worker mistreating the body of a deceased resident at an assisted living facility, police said. ...

OAS chief under fire for removal of top rights official

MIAMI (AP) — An ombudswoman for the Organization of American States is facing criticism that she assisted Secretary General Luis Almagro in a widely condemned effort to remove the region’s top human r...

Embattled Nebraska candidate vows to stay in Senate race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Embattled Nebraska U.S. Senate hopeful Chris Janicek doubled down Monday on his refusal to bow out of the race, despite relentless pressure from the state Democratic Party after he ...

Country House win in 2019 Derby upheld by appeals court

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the decision by Churchill Downs stewards that made Country House the winner of the 2019 Kentucky Derby. This year’s Derby is...

Ex-girlfriend: Kansas House candidate was abusive last year

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former girlfriend said she was slapped and choked in late December by a 19-year-old Kansas House candidate who already has admitted to circulating revenge porn and abusive online...

US crackdown on nonessential border travel causes long waits

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Trump administration crackdown on nonessential travel coming from Mexico amid the coronavirus pandemic has created massive bottlenecks at the border, with drivers reporting waits of...