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Klinsmann puts off decision on final 23

STANFORD (AP) - While other World Cup coaches have pared down their 23-player rosters as they prepare for Brazil, Jurgen Klinsmann prefers to wait.He has brought 30 U.S. hopefuls to Stanford for tr...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

WNBA to market to LBGT community

NEW YORK (AP) - The WNBA is kicking off a campaign to market specifically to the LGBT community, a shift that makes it the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transg...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Giants win comes with losses

DENVER (AP) - Even when the San Francisco Giants pick up a rare win at Coors Field, they still lose.In this case, two pitchers - starter Matt Cain and reliever Santiago Casilla, who both strained t...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Claims of VA hospitals misconduct led to deaths

PHOENIX (AP) - It started with a series of complaints from a recently retired doctor about delays in care that may have led to deaths at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital. The VA started invest...

May 21, 2014 | | Nation

Lawyer says VA hospital delay killed Washington state man

SEATTLE (AP) - Donald Douglass had a small spot on his forehead when he went to the Seattle Veterans Affairs hospital in 2011. A biopsy confirmed it was cancerous. But it was four months before he...

May 21, 2014 | | Nation

New national monument in NM sparks border concerns

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday declared almost a half-million acres of rugged desert terrain along the U.S.-Mexico border as a national monument, marking the largest s...

May 21, 2014 | | Nation

A’s need just 1 hit to top Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Brandon Moss hit a solo homer for Oakland's only hit and the Athletics took advantage of the sloppy Tampa Bay Rays for a 3-2 victory Wednesday night.Oakland scored twice...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Smith pleads no contest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith pleaded no contest Wednesday to three felony weapons charges and two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence.The 24-year-ol...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Los Angels rallies past Blackhawks in Game 2

CHICAGO (AP) - Jeff Carter scored three of Los Angeles' six straight goals, and the Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 on Wednesday night to leave the Western Conference final tied at one game a...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Hoyer ready for QB battle with Manziel

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Unlike most Clevelanders, Brian Hoyer didn't jump up and down or cheer when he heard the Browns drafted Johnny Manziel.Hoyer shrugged and got ready to fight for his job."It was a...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

NFL could expand to 14-team playoff by ‘15

Giants owner John Mara broke into a wry smile when pressed on his opposition to expanding the NFL playoffs by two teams."Teams can go from 9-7 to the Super Bowl, as we've seen," said Mara, knowing ...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Scott needs strong effort to stay No. 1

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Adam Scott downplayed the world ranking and the idea of being the No. 1 player the past few months.The Australian finally made it to the top of the world ranking, overtakin...

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Dozens charged in child porn case

NEW YORK (AP) - Seemingly respectable members of the mainstream - a police officer, a paramedic, a rabbi, an airline pilot, an architect, a Boy Scout leader - were caught using the Internet to coll...

May 21, 2014 | | Nation

School board members met privately on Bible class curriculum for students

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A school board that approved a Bible-based curriculum for pupils next fall broke into small groups and met privately with the program's chief backer, the president of the Hobby...

May 21, 2014 | | Nation

Catholic principal regrets using DeGeneres dance photo on invite

NEWTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The principal of a Catholic elementary school in suburban Philadelphia is apologizing to parents for having used a photo of celebrity Ellen DeGeneres on an invitation to an Osca...

May 21, 2014 | | Nation

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