'King Arthur' flops, 'Guardians 2' still rules at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Studio estimates on Sunday say director Guy Ritchie’s “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” opened to a bleak $14.7 million from more than 3,700 locations against a...

A Suicide At Age 8? Very Rare, But Not Inconceivable

NEW YORK (AP) — After an 8-year-old Cincinnati boy apparently killed himself in January, even the coroner found it hard to believe it could be a suicide. Now, she is re-examining Gabriel Taye’s death, after it emerged that he was bullied and knocked unconscious at school...

A Suicide At Age 8? Very Rare, But Not Inconceivable

NEW YORK (AP) — After an 8-year-old Cincinnati boy apparently killed himself in January, even the coroner found it hard to believe it could be a suicide. Now, she is re-examining Gabriel Taye’s death, after it emerged that he was bullied and knocked unconscious at school...

Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley) KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Joe Garone thought he’d seen Martin Truex Jr. lose in every...

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

An online extortion attack that authorities say swept 150 countries this weekend is part of a growing problem of “ransomware” scams, in which people find themselves locked out of their files and presented with a demand to pay hackers to restore their access. Hackers...

Oregon port vote is latest local action on fossil fuels

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — Residents of a coastal community in Oregon are considering whether to try to derail a fossil fuel export project in their rural county, a decision that could put them at odds with the Trump administration. The ballot measure before...

Yanks’ Chapman to miss at least month with shoulder injury

FILE – In this Monday, May 8, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman sits in the dugout in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati. The New York Yankees have placed closer Chapman on the 10-day disabled list...

Ossoff backers draw strength from health care, Comey actions

AP Photo/David Goldman SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — The last time Harriet Zoller volunteered for a political campaign, she was too young to vote for the Massachusetts Democrat running for president. “I was a Kennedy girl,” she says, smiling back to 1960. Veronica...

Oil pipeline opponents try going after the money

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Opposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline has persuaded some banks to stop supporting projects that might harm the environment or tread on indigenous rights, but calling the divest movement a success might be a stretch. It doesn’t appear to be...

New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

AP Photo/Julie Jacobson ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ben Lieberman just wanted to find out what may have caused the head-on collision that killed his 19-year-old son, Evan, on a highway north of New York City. It took a lawsuit and six months in court to get the cellphone records...