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Heartbreak and some consolation for Johnson in US Open

AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Dustin Johnson had his baby in his arms, a smile of sorts frozen on his face. There would be plenty of time later to sort through the pain and the what-ifs. Still in shock from the events of a few moments earlier, he...
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Bloodshed in El Salvador reaching levels of 1980s civil war

AP Photo/Manu Brabo SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Word on the street is that only the girlfriends of gang members are allowed to be redheads or blondes. So in this violent place, women are scurrying to salons to give up their blond hair and highlights, to dye it all...

Water rescue reported in Upper Sandusky

UPPER SANDUSKY  – A water rescue team was called to the Sandusky River off of South Sandusky Avenue Sunday evening. Officials from the Ohio Division of Watercraft also were summoned. The initial call came at 7:15 p.m. Police and local emergency  medical service personnel...

Electronic dance music festival attendee in Las Vegas dies

Authorities say it will take a month or two to determine the cause of death of an attendee at an electronic dance music festival in Las Vegas. The 24-year-old man was among some 135,000 dance music fans who attended the Electric Daisy Carnival overnight after a record-tying high...
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Johnson nudges ahead in US Open

AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Dustin Johnson played bogey-free on the front nine at Chambers Bay and built a two-shot lead in the final round of the U.S. Open. After three close calls in the majors, Johnson was nine holes away from redemption. He...

Jazz and classical musician Gunther Schuller dies at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — Gunther Schuller, the leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing jazz and classical music, has died at age 89. His son, bassist Ed Schuller, said his father died Sunday morning at a hospital in Boston. Schuller began his career in the 1940s as a...

Health insurer Cigna rejects Anthem takeover bid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Health insurer Cigna has rejected a $47 billion offer to be acquired by its larger rival, Anthem. Cigna’s board says the proposal is inadequate and not in the interests of its shareholders, according to a letter released Sunday by Cigna, which is...
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JD Martinez hits 3 HRs, Tigers tag Tanaka and top Yanks 12-4

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit three homers and had six RBIs, and the Detroit Tigers busted out for a 12-4 victory Sunday over the New York Yankees to snap a four-game skid. Victor Martinez homered and drove in four two-out runs off Masahiro Tanaka...
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Defending champ Vandy, Virginia to meet in CWS finals again

AP Photo/Nati Harnik OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Many preseason prognosticators believed Vanderbilt and Virginia had what it took to reach the College World Series finals again. That the defending champion Commodores (50-19) returned is testament to their dominant pitching and the...

Polish airline cancels flights after hacker attack

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s LOT airline has been forced to cancel around 10 foreign and domestic flights after hackers attacked its computers. Airline spokesman Adrian Kubicki said the hacker attack temporarily paralyzed LOT’s computers at Warsaw’s...