Stories by Associated Press

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Canine from Florida named World's Ugliest Dog

PETALUMA, Calif. — A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.
By Associated Press

Friday, June 12, 2015

Comedian Kevin Hart leads spontaneous 5K run in Atlanta

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart woke up his 19.6 million Twitter followers not with a joke but with a serious invitation for a run through Atlanta's Piedmont Park on Friday.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Ga. doctor robbed of more than money: Pants stolen, too

A robber got away with more than money in Georgia: Officials say he demanded his victim's pants.
By Associated Press

Monday, May 25, 2015

Bears release McDonald after arrest in California

SAN FRANCISCO - The Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California.
By Associated Press

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge

Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Pletcher takes pass on Preakness

NEW YORK - The Preakness is out for trainer Todd Pletcher.
By Associated Press

Thursday, April 16, 2015

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

Applications for US unemployment aid rose last week to 294K; total recipients at 14-year low.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Larson primed to be the next NASCAR star

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As Jeff Gordon winds down his long career, the kid who grew up idolizing him is just getting started. Kyle Larson is ready to become NASCAR’s next ...
By Associated Press

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Grace laps field in South Africa

MALELANE, South Africa - Branden Grace held his nerve while others faltered Sunday, pulling away for a commanding seven-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
By Associated Press

Virginia beats UCLA to win NCAA men's soccer title

CARY, N.C. - Virginia beat UCLA 4-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless tie to earn the NCAA title Sunday.
By Associated Press

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Fourth surgery for Stewart called routine

LAS VEGAS - Tony Stewart has undergone a fourth surgery on the leg he broke last year during a sprint car race in Iowa.
By Associated Press

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Publix recalls snack mix for improper labeling

NEW YORK - Supermarket chain Publix is recalling a snack mix because the label doesn't warn shoppers that it contains peanuts.
By Associated Press

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Former GreenJacket shuts down Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the ...
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Vikings' Peterson to plead not guilty to child abuse charge

HOUSTON - A spokeswoman for Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson's attorney said he plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge.
By Associated Press

Penguins star "50/50" for season opener

PITTSBURGH - Evgeni Malkin isn't skating a like a guy who wants to his ease way back from injury.
By Associated Press

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Kershaw will start for Dodgers in Game 4

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Monday he'll go with Clayton Kershaw on three days' rest in Game 4 of their NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
By Associated Press

Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

BOSTON - A group working to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston has honored dozens of current and former Massachusetts Olympians and Paralympians at a special event at a sports bar near ...
By Associated Press

Florida QB Harris faces sexual assault allegation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been suspended while he is being investigated in connection with a sexual assault.
By Associated Press

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Business news

DETROIT - Cadillac is moving its headquarters to New York next year to be closer to more people living lives of luxury.
By Associated Press

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Falcons make their final cuts

The Atlanta Falcons reached the roster limit of 53 by cutting 10 players, including 2014 draft picks Ricardo Allen and Travian Robertson.
By Associated Press
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