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 CHRIS DUNCANAP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Rockets had Jeremy Lin in training camp last December. Now they want him back.
Lin has signed an offer sheet with Houston, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - After years of following the paper trail of $51 billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars provided to rebuild a broken Iraq, the U.S. government can say with certainty that too much was wasted. But it can't say how much.
In what it called
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
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - More companies are getting together these days, but it's no big deal.
Corporate mergers and acquisitions were up for the first six months of this year in the United States, but only if you measure a certain way: The number of deals
By EDDIE PELLSAP National Writer
At the next Olympics, the team from the USA will wear uniforms made in the USA.
Designer Ralph Lauren announced Friday that the uniforms it provides the U.S. Olympic team at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will, in fact, be made in the United States.
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
More than 200 United Airlines passengers have been stranded for three days in Shanghai in a delay that began with an aircraft mechanical problem.
The passengers were supposed to leave on Wednesday for Newark, N.J. The airline says the Boeing 777 had a mechanical
By RANDALL CHASEAP Business Writer
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Tribune Co. won court approval to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, more than four years after a leveraged buyout left the media company with unsustainable debt.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey in Wilmington, Del., on Friday
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 JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday.
Researchers with the University of Notre Dame, Central Michigan University and The Nature