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Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Anquan Boldin abruptly gave up on football just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday night by saying the team respects Boldin’s decision to retire. “We appreciate the time he gave us over the past two weeks,” Beane said in a statement released by ... Read More »

The Latest: Senator tweets prayers for USS John S. McCain

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a merchant ship near Singapore (all times local): 10:45 a.m. U.S. Sen. John McCain says he is praying for the sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain after the warship collided with a tanker in Southeast Asian waters. The Navy has said 10 sailors are missing ... Read More »

US warship collides with tanker near Singapore; 10 missing

SINGAPORE (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a tanker early Monday in waters east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, and at least 10 sailors are missing. The Navy said five others were hurt. The USS John S. McCain sustained damage on its port side aft, or left rear, from the collision with the Alnic MC ... Read More »

The Latest: White House praises Lewis for comedy, charity


LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The White House is remembering the late comedian Jerry Lewis as a man who “kept us all laughing for over half a century” and touched the lives of millions with his charity work. The 91-year-old Lewis died Sunday in Las ... Read More »

Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy

Wyndam Lathem, Andrew Warrn

CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then themselves, prosecutors told a Cook County judge Sunday at a bond hearing for the men. An Illinois prosecutor shared disturbing new ... Read More »

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Clayton Uyeda, Jo Uyeda,

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years. Veteran eclipse watchers warned the uninitiated to get ready to be blown away. Planetariums and museums ... Read More »

Henrik Stenson closes with 64 to win at Wyndham

Henrik Stenson

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record — and his first victory of the year. Stenson closed with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season. The 2013 FedEx Cup champion finished at ... Read More »

10 Things to Know for Monday


Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. COMEDY ICON JERRY LEWIS DIES AT AGE 91 The manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as host of ... Read More »

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday of natural causes in ... Read More »

The Latest: Notre Dame holds Mass for world’s attack victims

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the two vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils (all times local): 11:00 p.m. Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has held a Mass dedicated to the victims of the suspected Islamic extremist attacks around Barcelona. The service also honored victims of other attacks and natural disasters around the world ... Read More »