DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ernie Els surged into contention Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic, while Rory McIlroy struggled just to make the cut.
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish police say unidentified gunmen have opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others.
DETROIT (AP) — Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling nearly more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tires to fai
MASVINGO, Zimbabwe (AP) — Thin like their owners, cattle wander in a parched riverbed. Desperate villagers barter a few fish for maize because there is no money for food. In this drought-stricken area
Consuming small amounts of alcohol normally doesn’t carry a dire warning, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says millions of women could be putting their developing babies at risk bec
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police organizations are bickering over new proposals that would govern when officers should use force during violent arrests, a contentious issue given the national spotlight on que
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market opened slightly lower after the government reported only modest job growth last month.
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual gold medals awarded by the Society of Illustrators in New York are considered the Oscars of the profession.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Eighty-two years after she was born to a teenage girl and put up for adoption, Betty Morrell finally has met her 96-year-old birth mother, thanks to the dogged persistence of her g
BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a s
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is looking to potentially sell and partially leaseback its headquarters to help lower debt and create long-term savings.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East a
The European transfer window is not so European any more, with Chinese clubs outspending the continent's richest clubs in January to prove that the country is now a genuine power in attracting the wor
LONDON (AP) — Luxury retailer Burberry says it will combine its menswear and womenswear catwalk shows into a single presentation twice a year and allow buyers to purchase items right off the runway.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa on Friday, trapping dozens of people before they were saved. After several hours, only three people remained missing, a union
BEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Ji
The Unha 3 rocket that launched the "Bright Star" satellite into space in 2012 is a symbol of North Korea's technological successes and a matter of great national pride. The country plans another laun
LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska University says it is commissioning an external investigation into stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini, who was cleared last year of misconduct charges related to h
LONDON (AP) — Brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an announcement that follows criticism over the country's
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Residents in the southern Somali town of Marka say fighters from the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab have taken control there after the withdrawal of African Union forces.