What will happen now that Britain has voted to leave the EU

Netherlands Britain EU-24

Everything you need to know about Britain's Brexit vote to leave the European Union.


Flood-ravaged West Virginia bracing for more rain

Severe Weather

ANSTED, W.Va. (AP) — More heavy rains are expected in West Virginia, where floodwaters have killed at least 25 people in the past week. More than 20 counties were under a flash flood watch Monday. The National Weather Service said downpours were possible in many areas already ravaged by flooding,...


No handicap: Deaf swimmer on cusp of qualifying for Olympics

US Swim Trials Swimming

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When Marcus Titus is gliding through the water, his head bobbing up and down, he doesn’t hear the roar of the crowd. Or anything else, for that matter. Deaf since birth, Titus swims in a quiet isolation that he believes actually gives him an edge over those in the other lanes,...


Politically charged BET Awards honor Prince, Muhammad Ali

2016 BET Awards - Show

A politically charged BET Awards delivered an exciting night of tributes for Prince and Muhammad Ali between calls for action over gun violence, civil rights and presidential politics. These are the top moments from Sunday’s awards show held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. PRINCE PARTY...


Firefighters advance on deadly central California wildfire

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LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters advanced Sunday on a wildfire in central California that has claimed two lives and destroyed 200 homes. Federal fire officials said containment on the 68-square-mile blaze increased from 10 percent to 40 percent. Some 2,000 firefighters were battling the...


Chile wins Copa; Messi misses, says he is quitting Argentina

Copa America Centenario Argentina Chile Soccer-4

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Lionel Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, grabbed his shirt, clenched his teeth and covered his face with both hands. A few minutes later he walked off the field, a dazed, pained look on his bearded face. The greatest player of his generation, perhaps...


10 stabbed, beaten at protest outside California Capitol

California Capitol Stabbings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ten people were wounded — two of them with life-threatening injuries — on Sunday when counter-protesters clashed with members of a white nationalist group that planned to rally outside the California state Capitol building in Sacramento, authorities said. California Highway...


BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments

2016 BET Awards - Show-9

The BET Awards — or “The Prince Tribute Show” — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honoring the Purple One, along with political statements on issues ranging from racial injustice to the U.S. presidential election. Sheila E., jamming on...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, June 27, the 179th day of 2016. There are 187 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 27, 1966, the Gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows,” having to do with mysterious and supernatural goings-on in Collinsport, Maine, premiered on ABC-TV. On this...


A Subaru spot closed Skyline Drive: Park promotion or corporate commercialism?


Rainbow flags, images of shooting victims at pride parades

Gay Pride Parades Chicago-30

NEW YORK (AP) — Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month’s massacre at a Florida gay nightclub. Crowds of onlookers stood a dozen deep along Fifth Avenue for New York City’s parade. Some...

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