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Schumer asking Amtrak to discard the idea of shrinking seats

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking Amtrak to discard the idea of creating new economy seating with reduced legroom aboard its trains. Schumer says in a statement Sunday that Amtrak should find other ways to save money without burdening passengers. Outgoing...

At least 4 dead in flash floods at Arizona swimming hole

PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A rural fire chief says at least four people were found dead and about a dozen more are missing after flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. Water Wheel Fire and Medical District Fire...

Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son’s Russia meeting

In this photo taken July 11, 2017, Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on his Fox News Channel television program, in New York. A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump’s son, marking another shift in the...

More hurdles as Senate again delays vote on GOP health bill

FILE – In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, during the committee’s confirmation hearing for Nay Secretary nominee Richard Spencer. Surgeons in Phoenix said they...

8 is enough: Federer gets record-breaking Wimbledon title

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after beating Croatia’s Marin Cilic in the Men’s Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Sunday, July 16, 2017. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool Photo via AP) LONDON (AP)...

Bike problem nearly derails Froome on Stage 15

Britain’s Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, points at the small camera attached to the yellow jersey’s mascot on the podium of the fifteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 189.5 kilometers (117.8 miles) with start in...

Florida driver survives crash when metal object falls on van

In this photo provided by the Florida Highway Patrol, a van is shown with a piece of scrap metal on its roof in Orange County, Florida, on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The highway patrol said the scrap metal fell from a truck that had lost control and overturned on an overpass. The...

Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A’s for Treinen, prospects

CINCINNATI (AP) — Looking to fortify a bullpen that has blown more than a third of its save chances, the Washington Nationals acquired relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Blake Treinen and a pair of prospects. Left-hander...

Johnson waiting for his No. 1 form to return

FILE – In this Friday, July 15, 2016, file photo, Dustin Johnson of the United States acknowledges the crowd as he walks off the 18th green after completing his second round of the British Open Golf Championships at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland. First-timers...

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title, beating Cilic in final

Switzerland’s Roger Federer kisses the trophy after defeating Croatia’s Marin Cilic to win the Men’s Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) LONDON (AP) — Roger...