Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

PARIS (AP) — Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices. Russia’s Rosneft oil company also reported...

Longtime editor of venerable Yale Review stepping down

NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime editor of one of the world’s oldest literary publications is stepping down. J.D. McClatchy, a prize-winning poet and librettist, has told The Associated Press that he is leaving The Yale Review, effective at the end of this month. Harold...

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

FILE – In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Sen. Michael S. Lee, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lee has become the 5th GOP senator to oppose starting health care bill debate in latest blow to party leaders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Lee) WASHINGTON (AP) — In...

Big delivery: South Carolina mom gives birth to 14-pound son

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina couple is looking for some bigger baby clothes after their son was born at a whopping 14.4 pounds. WLTX-TV reports (http://on.wltx.com/2sXwYoQ ) that Colin Austin Keisler was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Lexington. The...

Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

AP Photo/Steven Senne WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a healthy clip in April, though the increase slowed a bit from the previous two months. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 5.7 percent in April, after...

The Moth, a global storytelling initiative, turns 20

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s your story? From mind-blowing circumstances to everyday moments, sharing a story about the human condition provides the stitch work for life’s tapestry. That’s what people are doing through The Moth , a global storytelling initiative...

LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. The outspoken father of NBA Draft No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball showed up with the newly-minted Los Angeles Laker and another son, 15-year-old son LaMelo, for a live...

New cyberattack causes mass disruption globally

A computer screen cyberattack warning notice reportedly holding computer files to ransom, as part of a massive international cyberattack, at an office in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday June 27, 2017, A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be...

GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections

FILE – In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Sen. Michael S. Lee, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lee has become the 5th GOP senator to oppose starting health care bill debate in latest blow to party leaders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Lee) WASHINGTON (AP) — Top...

Father of LSU star pitcher revives man with no pulse at CWS

LSU players, including Jared Poche (16), celebrate after Michael Papierski scored a three-run home run against Oregon State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) OMAHA, Neb....