By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
PETERBOROUGH, England (AP) - Sebastian Coe strides onto the outdoor stage like a rock star. With music blaring, cameras clicking and flags waving, he's introduced to the cheering crowd as "the man who is making this all happen."
The Olympic torch relay has
By MARK SCOLFORO and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Legal experts say emails and other evidence from the Penn State sex abuse case suggest that Joe Paterno and other university officials put boys in danger with their failure to report sexual abuse
By DEB RIECHMANN and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up among guests at a wedding hall Saturday in northern Afghanistan, killing 23 people including a prominent ex-Uzbek warlord turned lawmaker who was the father of the bride.
The attack was the
By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The 36-year-old son of Sylvester Stallone was found dead in his Los Angeles home Friday, leaving the actor grief-stricken as authorities investigated the cause, a publicist and authorities said.
Sage Stallone was found unresponsive by
CHICAGO (AP) - A staff member for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign died Friday after collapsing at the campaign's Chicago headquarters, campaign officials said.
Alex Okrent, 29, worked in the campaign's paid media department, which handles advertising.
The Chicago Sun-Times
NORTH CASTLE, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ex-wife, Kerry Kennedy, was arrested Friday for driving while impaired by drugs after she accidentally struck a tractor-trailer and fled, police said.
Kennedy is the seventh of 11 children of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. State police said she
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A Chinese immigrant who Indiana prosecutors say ate rat poison when she was eight months pregnant rejected a plea agreement Friday that would have negated a murder charge in her newborn baby's death.
Bei Bei Shuai turned down prosecutors
By BOB THOMAS and LYNN ELBERAssociated Press Writers
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Film producer Richard Zanuck, who won the best picture Oscar for "Driving Miss Daisy" and was involved in such blockbuster films as "Jaws" and "The Sting" after his father, Hollywood mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, fired him from
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A jury convicted a man Friday of murdering his wife and her 6-year-old daughter in California after a paternity test revealed the child was not his.
The Riverside County jury found Michael Barbar, 55, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Maysam