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Colorado theater shooting victims relive terror in courtroom

AP Photo/Brennan Linsley CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives. Her muscles tensed....
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Pakistan vintage car collectors preserve a part of history

AP Photo/B.K. Bangash RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — For an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like travelling back in time – and money seems to be no obstacle when the prize is a Lincoln convertible that belonged...

Moreland, Fielder Lead Rangers To 7th Straight Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Prince Fielder also connected for a three-run shot as the Rangers (23-23) got back to .500...

LeBron, Cavaliers Earn NBA Finals Spot By Sweeping Hawks

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title. By sweeping the...
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WNBA’s Johnson: Didn’t expect arrest after Griner fight

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Glory Johnson had no idea her fight with then-fiancee Brittney Griner would become such a big deal. After the WNBA All-Stars stars battled so fiercely at their home that police were called, the now-married couple immediately...

Frontier League

___ Evansville 7, Lake Erie 0 Frontier at Traverse City, ppd., rain Normal 9, Schaumburg 4 Joliet 6, Rockford 4 Washington at River City, 7:35 p.m. Florence at Gateway, 8:05 p.m. Southern Illinois at Windy City, 8:05 p.m. Evansville at Lake Erie, 10:35 a.m. Joliet at Rockford,...
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Swiss police detain soccer officials ahead of FIFA congress

AP Photo/Steffen Schmidt ZURICH (AP) — Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich. The officials are in Switzerland for the FIFA congress and...

UK’s re-elected Cameron outlines plans in Queen’s Speech

LONDON (AP) — After his surprise election victory, British Prime Minister David Cameron is laying out plans for a government free of coalition compromises. Cameron says Wednesday’s Queen’s Speech, delivered in Parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, will be a...
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AP Interview: Afghanistan’s first lady breaks taboos

AP Photo/Rahmat Gul KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors – speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of...
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Craft? Micro? Increasingly, ‘nanobrews’ slake local thirst

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer – much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale. Jeremy...