Business

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest

Aug 20, 2017

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest is still causing debate in and around the NFL a year later as the embattled quarterback looks for a chance to play again

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Aug 20, 2017

The victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at box office

Aug 20, 2017

The Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $21.6 million in grosses from 3,337 theaters according to studio estimates Sunday

Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recess

Aug 20, 2017

Addressing California's housing shortage will be a top priority for state lawmakers when they return from their summer recess Monday

Iran approves nearly all of Rouhani's Cabinet picks

Aug 20, 2017

Iranian lawmakers have approved 16 Cabinet members nominated by recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, including the first defense minister unaffiliated with the elite, hard-line Revolutionary Guard in 25 years

Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentence

Aug 20, 2017

A former lottery computer programmer who has pleaded guilty in Iowa to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday

Entertainment

The Latest: SC senator says Trump can regain moral authority

Aug 20, 2017

SC senator says president can regain his moral authority on the issue of race by spending time with people who have lived through the nation's difficult racial past

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at box office

Aug 20, 2017

The Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $21.6 million in grosses from 3,337 theaters according to studio estimates Sunday

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Aug 20, 2017

Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died at 84. Gregory was one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences

French designer in costly dispute over Pitt-Jolie chateau

Aug 20, 2017

A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of his and Angelina Jolie's chateau in Provence

MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment

Aug 20, 2017

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games to protest what their union says is "abusive player behavior" after Detroit's Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez

Colin Meads, greatest All Black of 20th century, dies at 81

Aug 20, 2017

All Blacks great Colin Meads, named New Zealand's Player of the 20th Century, dead at 81

Media

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Aug 20, 2017

The victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations

The Latest: Australian-British boy, 7, among Barcelona dead

Aug 20, 2017

Spanish authorities say they have positively identified three more victims of the van attack in Barcelona, including a 7-year-old boy who has been missing since the rampage Thursday

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Aug 20, 2017

Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died at 84. Gregory was one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences

The Latest: About 20 protesters linger near Dallas cemetery

Aug 20, 2017

Only about 20 protesters remain across the street from a Dallas cemetery where police in riot gear broke up a clash over a Confederate monument

Greek federation accuses Bucks of staging player's absence

Aug 20, 2017

Greece's basketball federation has reacted sharply to an announcement by Milwaukee Bucks star and Greece international Giannis Antetokounmpo that he would miss the Eurobasket because of a knee injury

Penn Jillette apologizes to Newfoundland for insult comedy

Aug 20, 2017

Penn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland

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