Macron’s takeover of French politics is all but complete

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pick up ballots before voting in the first round of the two-stage legislative elections in Le Touquet, northern France, Sunday, June 11, 2017. French voters are choosing legislators in the first round of parliamentary...

DNA From Zoo’s Polar Bears Used In Fight Against Poaching

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium polar bear cubs aren’t just cute and cuddly. They’re also helping the federal government fight crimes against their wild relatives in the Arctic, thanks to advancements in forensic science and DNA testing. The U.S....

Fentanyl Exposure A Big Concern For Police, Lab Technicians

CINCINNATI (AP) — Law enforcement officers, lab technicians and other professionals who could accidentally come in contact with powerful and potentially deadly synthetic opioids like fentanyl are taking extra precautions. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports ( ) safety forces are...

Judge 2 HRs, hits drive nearly 500 feet, Yanks rout O’s 14-3

New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge hits a double during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, Sunday, June 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie sensation Aaron Judge hit two more home runs, including a drive...

Lawmakers Push To Add Photo ID On Food Stamp Cards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill supported by some Ohio lawmakers requiring identification photos on food stamp cards is a step closer to approval. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the House Community and Family Advancement Committee approved the measure last week. Supporters of the...

The Latest: Penguins a Game 6 win from defending Cup title

Nashville Predators’ Roman Josi, left, P.K. Subban, center, and Mattias Ekholm, right, sit on the bench during the third period in Game 5 of the team’s NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene...

Greek village evacuated after mine collapses

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Dozens of villagers in northwestern Greece have evacuated their homes after a lignite mine nearby collapsed. All 182 inhabitants of the village of Anargyroi have been housed in hotels after leaving their homes, some of which are already...

US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Top environment officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies met Sunday in Italy amid ongoing differences between the U.S. and other members of the club over how to deal with climate change. Scott Pruitt, head of the U.S. Environmental...

Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44), of Britain, takes the checkered flag to win the Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP) MONTREAL (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday...

AP Exclusive: Moonlighting Police Leave Body Cameras At Home

When police officers in America’s cities put on their uniforms and grab their weapons before moonlighting in security jobs at nightclubs, hospitals, and ballparks, there’s one piece of equipment they often leave behind — their body camera. That’s because most...