1 July 2015

Robber killed in shootout with ex-anchor's husband at motel

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cross-country road trip got derailed for a former CNN anchor and her husband after a would-be robber forced his way into their motel room and a shootout ensued.

1 July 2015

A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit

This photo provided by Still Rolling Productions shows, Robin Smith, left, and Ron "Stray Dog" Hall, in a scene from the documentary film, "Stray Dog," directed by Debra Granik. (Eric Phillips-Horst/Still Rolling Productions via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Debra Granik met Ron "Stray Dog" Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks.


1 July 2015

Oregon judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rape

FILE - This Sunday, June 14, 2015 file booking photo provided by the Marion County Sheriff's office taken shows Deen Castronovo, drummer for rock band Journey, in Salem, Ore. Castronovo sat in jail Tuesday, June 30, 2015, after being indicted on a rape charge two weeks after his domestic violence arrest. (Marion County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanor assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday during a bail hearing.


1 July 2015

Jamaica officials, artists hold reggae conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Government officials, lawyers and artists participated in a conference Wednesday to hash over ways of giving Jamaica a competitive advantage from reggae, the homegrown music that long ago went global.

1 July 2015

Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.

1 July 2015

US win draws best men's or women's World Cup semi audience

United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates with teammates Ali Krieger (11) and Morgan Brian after scoring on a penalty kick against Germany during the second half of a semifinal in the Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — The United States' win over Germany is the most-watched men's or women's World Cup semifinal ever on American television.


1 July 2015

New York prison break featured on Investigation Discovery

NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-three days of grabbing headlines has earned a television episode for two convicted killers who escaped from an upstate New York maximum-security prison.

1 July 2015

Emmitt Smith, Flo Rida out of Miss USA, Macy's dumps Trump

People hold signs in front of Macy's Herald Square flagship store, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in New York. Macy's became the latest company to end its relationship with presidential candidate Donald Trump after his remarks about Mexican immigrants. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy's department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common on Wednesday: They're the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks about Mexican immigrants.


1 July 2015

WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.

1 July 2015

US customs officials recover idol looted from Indian temple

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. customs officials have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India.