Review: Riveting 'Dunkirk' is Nolan's, and year's, best

“Dunkirk ” is not a typical war movie. There are no brothers in arms, no flashbacks to simpler times and pretty wives and girlfriends left behind, no old men in situation rooms pontificating about politics or helping with exposition. There’s no talk of Hitler,...

California judge who pocketed 2 cardholders agrees to resign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge who agreed to resign after swiping two art deco-style business cardholders from a judges’ dinner in San Francisco said Monday that he remains deeply remorseful. Napa County Superior Court Judge Michael S....

Arizona flash flood killed large family celebrating birthday

A Navajo County rescuer searches the riverbank under the bridge where one body was recovered in Tonto National Park, Monday, July 17, 2017. Rescuers continue the search for a missing 27-year-old man, who was swept downriver with more than a dozen others when floodwaters inundated...

Qatar: Alleged UAE hacking ‘unfortunate,’ violation of law

FILE – This June 6, 2017, file photo shows a parked Qatari plane in Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current...

PBS' 'Photo Ark' is a wake-up call for endangered animals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conventional wisdom is that public sympathy is evoked by seeing one person in need of help, not the many. Photographer Joel Sartore has staked a decade of his life, and counting, that the same holds true for animals and the imperiled wonder they...

Missouri becomes last state to create drug-monitoring plan

AP Photo/Jim Salter ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri became the final state to create a prescription drug-monitoring program after Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed an executive order Monday aimed at combatting a scourge that killed more than 900 residents last year. The...

Qatar: Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar says the reported involvement of the United Arab Emirates in hacking its government news site in May is “unfortunate” and a breach of agreements among the Gulf countries. The Washington Post reported Sunday that the UAE...

Subway looking to update stores' not-so-fresh look

NEW YORK (AP) — Subway wants to freshen up the look of its stores as it tries to stem a sales decline. The sandwich chain says the redesign – which includes a brighter atmosphere, displays of vegetables behind the counter and ordering tablets – is the first...

Mellencamp son Speck arrested after fight in Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A son of rock star John Mellencamp has been arrested in Indiana on charges of public intoxication and resisting law enforcement. Police say 22-year-old Speck Mellencamp was arrested early Sunday after he and his 23-year-old brother, Hud, were...

'Little House on the Prairie' log cabin to be rebuilt

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The deteriorating log cabin at the “Little House on the Prairie” site in Kansas is expected to soon get a makeover. The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2uzZLUf ) reports that the current cabin was re-created and built near Independence in 1977...