Effort to help monarch butterflies gets boost in marketplace

MONTREAL (AP) — An initiative to market milkweed for the benefit of monarch butterflies — and the farmers in Quebec and Vermont who grow it — is getting a boost from a Canadian parka company that is renewing its commitment to sell coats made with the...
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IndyCar driver Wickens has rods, screws placed into spine

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar says in a statement Tuesday the severity of the spinal cord...
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Officials believe body of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts found

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators have recovered a body believed to be that of a 20-year-old Iowa college student who vanished from a small town one month ago, a spokesman for a reward fund said Tuesday. Greg Willey of Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa said he learned of...
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Pogba’s future at Man United mired in uncertainty

By placing the captain’s armband on Paul Pogba, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho might have thought he would quell growing speculation about the World Cup-winning midfielder’s future at the English club. Comments by Pogba himself, and the player’s...
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The Latest: EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s plan to relax restrictions on greenhouse gas emission from coal-fired power plants (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The Trump administration has proposed a major rollback in Obama-era restrictions on...
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5 faith leaders arrested in immigration protest at prison

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Five clergy members protesting the detention of immigrants at a prison in Ohio have been arrested on trespassing charges. Organizers of the protest say the five wanted to give communion to detainees who have been denied spiritual services. About 40...
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Australian ministers resign after leader survives challenge

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on his government to unite behind him after he survived an internal leadership challenge Tuesday. But several ministers who backed the failed challenger offered their resignations in a move that...
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Police say 1 man killed, 3 injured in shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a shooting in Cleveland has killed one man and injured three others. Cleveland police say the shooting in the city’s Kinsman neighborhood occurred around 11:30 p.m. Monday and may have resulted from a fight over drugs. Authorities say a...
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Kohl’s puts up big 2Q numbers, and gets punished

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl’s breezed past profit and revenue expectations for the second quarter and raised its outlook for the year, only to be punished by investors before the opening bell Tuesday. The reaction on Wall Street was similar last week when...
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Serbia takes delivery of 2 Russian fighter jets

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s air force on Tuesday took the delivery of two Russian MiG-29 fighter jets, part of an arms purchase that could heighten tensions in the Balkans and increase Moscow’s influence in the region. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic...
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