Presley's friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It isn’t just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too. Prolific session musician and producer...

Rotting foot horrifies family at burial for family patriarch

BUTLER, N.J. (AP) — Mourners at a New Jersey cemetery received a horrific shock when a corpse’s rotting foot from an adjoining grave was uncovered during a New York City man’s burial. After Cleveland Butler died following a stroke at a Brooklyn nursing home, the...

Lawmakers facing corruption charges see hope in court ruling

AP Photo/Steve Helber NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians accused of illegal influence peddling, bribe-taking and other crimes have been given fresh hope that a year-old U.S. Supreme Court ruling will get them off the hook. Ever since the high court reversed a jury verdict against...

Parents test school liability in bullying and child suicide

AP Photo/Lisa Cornwell CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie are testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying. The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Gabriel Taye...

State-run KUNA: Kuwaiti actor Abdulredha dies at age 78

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Abdulhussain Abdulredha, Kuwait’s most prominent actor and comedian who delighted audiences with a comical portrayal of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, has died, according to state-run news agency KUNA. He was 78. The actor was reported to be in a...

Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom

Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom Associated Press – 12 August 2017 10:56-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Secessionists push for South to break away from US again

AP Photo/Steve Helber BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As 21st century activists seek to topple monuments to the 19th century Confederate rebellion, some white Southerners are again advocating for what the Confederates tried and failed to do: secede from the Union. It’s not an...

Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA Championship

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Fire blocks route for dozens in Glacier National Park chalet

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it's safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail,...

Qatar crisis redraws red lines and frays age-old Gulf ties

AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It’s early morning at a fishing port in Dubai. A group of mostly retired fishermen are playing cards, eating dates and drinking coffee at the port’s majlis, a traditional meeting space. Here, the...