OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The path to the NBA Finals for Steve Kerr and David Blatt, a rare pair of rookie coaches on basketball's biggest stage, started with a meeting organized by their agent at Los Angeles International Airport last June.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson needs a mammoth man cave at home for all of his Dover trophies.
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An official says Congo will next week allow the first foreign adoptions to be completed since a ban was implemented in late 2013.
PARIS (AP) — France's influential Environment Minister Segolene Royal says climate change threatens global security — adopting an unusually hawkish stance as she heads to the U.S. to push for a global deal on reducing emissions.
BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — In a rare gesture of reconciliation, hundreds of Czechs have participated in a 20-mile walk to remember some 1,700 ethnic Germans who died 70 years ago during their expulsion from the Czech city of Brno.
FORT LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — The newly legal hemp industry is entering its second growing season with some big questions for producers experimenting with marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin.
MOSCOW (AP) — The European Union is protesting a Russian list banning entry for nearly 90 European politicians.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth players with hand-me-down equipment, semi-pro clubs that can't afford to travel and developmental leagues that can't pay referees.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first, paralyzing him from the next down.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley launched an underdog presidential bid Saturday morning based on the proposition that his brand of liberal politics is what the Democratic Party and the country need now.
BOSTON (AP) — It's hard to believe that after a winter of record-setting snowfall, much of New England is approaching drought conditions.
MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the Russian capital have detained 15 people after a clash broke out between gay-rights advocates and opponents.
NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent bright spring morning, students admitted to the Barnard College Class of 2019 gathered on campus. As blue-and-white balloons fluttered in the breeze, the prospective freshmen attended panels and lunched on the lawn, chatting animatedly with current students.
SINGAPORE (AP) — China vigorously defended its South China Sea land reclamation projects in the face of persistent criticism from U.S. leaders at an international security summit Saturday as the standoff in the Asia-Pacific region shows few signs of abating.
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South and elsewhere.
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study could change care for many women who have breast cancer surgery.
PARIS (AP) — Meet France's new conservatives, same as the old conservatives — but with a different name.
MOSCOW (AP) — Local news reports say former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine's troubled Odessa region.
The president of soccer’s world governing body was in a defiant mood after winning a fifth consecutive term, despite the most turbulent week in FIFA’s history.
Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months