Update: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event

U.S. 06/06/19, 18:39

The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and yelling about chicken farms on stage at a conference in ...

Trainer Bill Mott trying to win Belmont, and without mayhem

New York 06/06/19, 14:18

Standing outside his barn at Belmont Park and wearing a New York Yankees cap, trainer Bill Mott was finishing a conversation about Roger Maris.Mott had thought the man who broke Babe Ruth's record was from his home state, South Dakota. Actually it was North Dakota, although the Hall of Fame ...

It all adds up: Lineman John Urschel loves his post-NFL life

Sports 05/30/19, 13:39

John Urschel is loving life after the NFL.It's been nearly two years since the offensive guard retired after just three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. The 6-foot-3, 300-pound Canadian left millions of dollars on the table to pursue his two loves — mathematics and time with his 16-month-old daughter, Joanna."My ...

Underarm serves return to Paris, 30 years after Chang’s shot

Sports 05/30/19, 13:34

Thirty years after Michael Chang hit the most famous underarm serve in history at the French Open, that little bit of strategy — frowned upon by some — is making its way back into tennis, it seems.Alexander Bublik served that way three times against 2018 runner-up Dominic Thiem in the ...

Column: America’s oldest ballpark still making memories

Sports 05/30/19, 12:23

Time for a little history lesson.Just a few miles west of downtown Birmingham, tucked into a neighborhood of modest homes the way ballparks used to be, sits a stately green time capsule known as Rickwood Field.In a couple of months, this place will officially mark its 109th birthday. Stadium officials ...

Update: US teen Anisimova into 3rd round at French Open

Sports 05/30/19, 06:27

The Latest on the French Open (all times local):___1:20 p.m.Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts after missing a shot during her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)American teenager Amanda Anisimova ...

Top 25 Podcast: Texas HS hires Art Briles … Why?

Sports 05/29/19, 13:02

Former Baylor coach Art Briles has returned to coaching football in the United States, landing a gig at a mid-sized East Texas high school.The hiring of Briles by the Mount Vernon Independent School District was surprising to many. On the latest edition of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, ...

Officer deemed justified in fatal shooting of barricaded man

U.S. 10/19/18, 05:30

Prosecutors have concluded that a Maryland police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man who barricaded himself and his 3-year-old son inside his ex-girlfriend's townhouse and began lighting fires. Howard County State's Attorney Dario Broccolino's office reviewed the July 23 shooting of Jean Carlos Natera-Perez before determining Montgomery County Police ...

Interpol president reported missing after trip to China

Europe 10/05/18, 07:11

A French judicial official says the president of Interpol has been reported missing after traveling to China.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity for an ongoing investigation, said Meng Hongwei's wife reported him missing on Friday.The official said the Interpol chief left France, where the international police organization is ...

Source: Towns getting $190 million extension from Wolves

Sports 09/22/18, 22:03

Karl-Anthony Towns announced Saturday night that he is recommitting to the Minnesota Timberwolves, securing his future there while Jimmy Butler's remains a mystery.A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed that Towns will be signing a five-year super-max extension worth $190 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on ...

Mickelson gets a final try at winning Ryder Cup in Europe

Sports 09/22/18, 03:43

Keegan Bradley was never more nervous than the moments before his Ryder Cup debut. He had the opening tee shot in foursomes at Medinah against Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald, a European tandem that had never lost in four matches against some of America's best players."I was worried I would ...

Earthquakes star Chris Wondolowski chases MLS goals record

Football 09/20/18, 03:40

Chris Wondolowski goes to work for the San Jose Earthquakes with little fanfare, the pursuit of Landon Donovan's Major League Soccer career scoring mark hardly weighing on his mind as he focuses his energy on providing an example for his teammates and the youth.Wondo, as everyone calls him, played in ...

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