Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America’s Pacific coast

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America’s Pacific coast over the past 10 months than in the previous three years combined as it rebounds from budget cuts and combats smugglers increasingly moving drugs on the high seas,...

Grizzly victim identified; tests pending on captured bear

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 63-year-old Montana man was identified Monday as the victim of a fatal bear attack in Yellowstone National Park as officials awaited results of DNA testing to determine if a grizzly captured nearby was responsible….

The Latest on athlete’s death: Brother not angry at police

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting by police in Texas of unarmed college football player (all times CDT):…

Parent of Columbia House files for bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK (AP) — The company that once offered to sell you eight CDs for 1 cent has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after almost 20 years of falling sales….

Google to be part of new holding company, ‘Alphabet’

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is changing its operating structure and will become part of a holding company called Alphabet….

‘Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus’ books NYC stage

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage adaptation of one of the most popular self-help books in the world is coming to a Manhattan theater, starring a Martian….

CBS News to overhaul 2016 convention coverage

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS News will overhaul its coverage of the 2016 Democratic and Republican conventions to emphasize participants “on the ground” rather than chatter in the network’s skybox, CBS News President David Rhodes said….

Amtrak exec: Train delays in tunnel may become more common

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Train delays like the ones caused recently by electrical problems in a century-old Hudson River tunnel could become much more common if a new tunnel isn’t built, an Amtrak executive told New Jersey lawmakers Monday….

Al Roker’s ‘The Storm of the Century’ dives into 1900 storm

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Roker’s new book, “The Storm of the Century,” reads like a blockbuster movie script, but the “Today” show weatherman said the drama, heartache and strife of the Great Hurricane of 1900 that hit Galveston, Texas, is all too...

Hartman sentenced to 14 years for killing infant

Jerrod Hartman was sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing his 44-day-old baby on Oct. 28, 2013. The baby, James Hartman, was killed at their 321 Third St. residence. Officials said the baby had injuries to the head, chest, and abdomen, along with a lacerated liver. Last...