SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Facts and figures for the 98th PGA Championship, which starts Thursday:
By Amanda Becker and Jeff Mason PHILADELPHIA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will paint an optimistic picture of America's future and give full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton in a speech on Wednesday to help her become the first woman elected U.S. president and stop Republican
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LONDON (AP) — If you spend all day sitting on your rear end, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk — just make sure you can spare at least an hour.
TOKYO (AP) — He wrote that he intended to kill disabled people and that his plot would benefit Japanese society. The facility where he worked was so unnerved, it confronted him. He quit the job and police sent him to a psychiatric hospital, but doctors deemed him safe to release 12 days later. In the
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Florida health department said on Wednesday it was investigating another two cases of Zika not related to travel to a place where the virus is being transmitted, raising the possibility of local Zika transmission in the continental United States. The Florida
By Tulay Karadeniz, Gulsen Solaker and Can Sezer ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey on Wednesday deepened a crackdown on suspected followers of a U.S.-based cleric it blames for a failed coup, dismissing nearly 1,700 military personnel and shutting 131 media outlets, moves that may spark more concern
MIAMI (AP) — A board reviewing the status of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has decided against releasing a Saudi who U.S. authorities believe narrowly avoided becoming one of the hijackers in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack.
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - A study of one million people has found that physical inactivity costs the global economy $67.5 billion a year in healthcare and productivity losses, but an hour a day of exercise could eliminate most of that. Sedentary lifestyles are linked to increased risks of
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MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Lydia Ko and Brooke Henderson got timely breaks before the Ricoh Women's British Open.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rafaela Silva hoped to get an Olympic gold medal four years ago in London. Instead she got racial abuse.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Dustin Johnson apparently had high expectations after winning his first major at the U.S. Open.
MOSCOW (AP) — Bias is often in the eye of the beholder, and President Barack Obama's claim that Russia's news media favor Donald Trump isn't an open-and-shut case. But informal surveys of Russia's main outlets suggest that Trump gets plenty of praise — especially for his "anti-establishment
By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson MIAMI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday invited Russia to dig up tens of thousands of "missing" emails from Hillary Clinton's time at the U.S. State Department, vexing intelligence experts and prompting political foes to accuse
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' trip to Poland for World Youth Day events (all times local):
SAO PAULO (AP) — The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists is urging Brazilian authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into the killing of journalist Joao Miranda do Carmo, who was shot to death Sunday in front of his house in the central-western state of Goias.
BERLIN (AP) — A 27-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up in the southern German town of Ansbach was chatting online with a still-unidentified person immediately before the explosion, Bavaria's interior minister said Wednesday.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team.
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Adel Kermiche nursed his obsession with jihad in this quiet French town alongside the Seine River, and his twice-thwarted attempt to join Islamic State extremists in Syria ended with an attack on an elderly priest celebrating Mass in its sturdy stone church.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A resettled former Guantanamo prisoner who disappeared last month in Uruguay, setting off alarm bells in neighboring countries and recriminations in Washington, has reappeared in Venezuela, an official said Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):
LONDON (AP) — SABMiller has suspended work on integrating its operations with those of Anheuser-Busch InBev while it reviews AB InBev's sweetened bid, raising concern about completion of the 79 billion pound ($104 billion) takeover.
PARIS (AP) — Some leading French media outlets pledged Wednesday to stop publishing the names and images of attackers linked to the Islamic State group to prevent individuals from being inadvertently glorified, following a spate of attacks in France over the past 18 months.
Top-20 player Belinda Bencic says on Twitter that she is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, another blow to a Swiss tennis team that lost Roger Federer this week, too.
London, July 28 (IANS) Previously-unheard music by the late English guitarist and singer-songwriter George Harrison is set to be released. The Beatles legend left behind a lot of unfinished material before his death aged 58 in 2001. As an accomplished musician himself, he helped to record George'
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Utah man who worked as a big-game hunting guide in New Zealand was arrested after authorities accused him of killing a trophy elk illegally in Nevada last summer, cutting off its head and leaving the rest of the carcass to waste.