LeBron James Says He’s Returning To Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James tells Sports Illustrated, that he’s decided to go home. It’s a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his decision to leave...
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World Cup online: Brazil’s shock shatters records

Brazil supporters hold a poster depicting Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger wearing a Germany shirt prior to the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Brazil...

White House: 2014 deficit to drop $100B

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday that the federal government’s budget deficit will drop to $583 billion this year, the lowest level of President Barack Obama’s tenure. Last year’s deficit was $680 billion. The latest update from the White...
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Immigrant community rallies after fire kills 7

In this photo provided by Kevin Moav, fire engulfs the top floors of a three-story apartment and business building Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Lowell, Mass. Officials confirmed that seven people died in the fast-moving pre-dawn fire. (AP Photo/Kevin Moav) In this photo provided...
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3rd Colorado county giving licenses to gay couples

Jessie Finau, left, and Stephanie Martinez get a hug from Stephanie’s nephew Uriah Martinez, 8, after receiving a marriage license at the Pueblo County Courthouse on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Pueblo, Colo. The couple was the first in the county to receive a civil union...
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Stocks little changed, on track for weekly loss

FILE – This Jan. 4, 2010 file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. U.S. stocks are opening lower Friday, July 11, 2014, and are headed for their biggest weekly loss since April. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) FILE – This Jan. 4, 2010 file photo...

Police: Ohio Couple Killed Missing Michigan Man

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio have charged a husband and wife with killing a Michigan man who was last seen coaching a softball game three weeks ago. The suspects are being held on unrelated charges at a jail in Anderson, Indiana. Robert Strauss and Desirae Strauss...
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The most mesmerizing stars of Hollywood’s oldies but goodies

By Charles Matthews July 11 at 12:34 PM WATCHING THEM BE Star Presence on the Screen from Garbo to Balthazar By James Harvey Faber and Faber. 380 pp. $27 In one of James Thurber’s cartoons, a connoisseur lifts a wine glass and proclaims to the guests at his tabl...
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2nd-round jinx strikes McIlroy again in Scotland

Rory McIlroy tees off at the 5th during day one of the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen golf course, Aberdeen Scotland Thursday July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Kenny Smith/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT Rory McIlroy tees off at the 5th during day one of the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen golf...

Ex-chief of huge pension fund guilty of bribery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The former head of the nation’s largest public pension fund pleaded guilty Friday to bribery and fraud. Federico Buenrostro Jr., the former chief executive of California Public Employees’ Retirement System, entered his plea in San...