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Balloon crash looms over U. of Richmond graduation

This photo provided by Nancy Johnson shows what authorities say is a hot-air balloon that wass believed to have caught fire and crashed in Virginia, Friday, May 10, 2014. Virginia State Police received calls of the crash shortly before 8 p.m., police spokeswoman Corinne Geller...

Wall collapse in China kills 18, injures 3

BEIJING (AP) — A wall collapse triggered by heavy rains at a recycling plant killed 18 people and injured three others early Sunday in the eastern city of Qingdao, state media reported. According to Qingdao government’s information office, the collapse crushed a...

Bengals Take QB A.J. McCarron, Upgrade Defense

CINCINNATI (AP) — A cornerback who sees a little of himself in Darrelle Revis. A tall defensive end who is similar to Michael Johnson, even sharing his jersey number. The Bengals think they’ve upgraded two important areas by getting cornerback Darqueze Dennard and defensive...
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Hugh Jackman has another cancerous growth removed

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman has had another cancerous growth removed. The 45-year-old actor attended the premiere of his latest film, “X-Men: Day of Future Past” Saturday night with a bandage over his nose. He told The Associated Press he...

Report: Gov’t agents protected director’s aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of a Secret Service special unit responsible for patrolling near the White House were pulled off that assignment over at least two months in 2011 to protect the assistant of the agency’s director while she was engaged in a dispute with a...
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China tensions top ASEAN summit talks in Myanmar

Myanmar Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin speaks at a press conference during the 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Saturday, May 10 2014. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) Myanmar Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin speaks at a press conference...

Protest over incinerator hurts dozens in China

BEIJING (AP) — A protest in eastern China over a plan to build a waste incinerator has turned violent with state media reporting at least 10 demonstrators and 29 police injured in clashes. State-run Xinhua News Agency says 30 vehicles were overturned as protesters on...

2 Ukraine regions prepare to vote on sovereignty

A polling station official rests after preparing booths at a polling station ahead of the regional referendum in the eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The Sunday ballots seek approval for declaring so-called sovereign people’s republics in the...

Protest over incinerator hurts dozens in China

BEIJING (AP) — A protest in eastern China over a plan to build a waste incinerator has turned violent with state media reporting at least 10 demonstrators and 29 police injured in clashes. State-run Xinhua News Agency says 30 vehicles were overturned as protesters on...
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2 Ukraine regions prepare to vote on sovereignty

A polling station official rests after preparing booths at a polling station ahead of the regional referendum in the eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The Sunday ballots seek approval for declaring so-called sovereign people’s republics in the...