• Canada beats US 3-0 to close preliminary round of worlds

    KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored early to back the shutout goaltending of Matt Murray, sending Canada past the United States 3-0 on Tuesday at the world hockey championship. Both teams already were assured quarterfinal berths and were competing for seeding. Canada won Group A and will next play Switzerland. The Americans, who had five won straight, will face …
  • Residents describe terror, confusion during RV park shooting

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Residents described moments of confusion and terror as a gunman rained deadly gunfire on police at an Alabama mobile home park known as a quiet spot to live for both college students and young couples. Arrowhead Park, where owner Tom Cordi said the suspect resided with a woman who is in veterinary school and their child, …
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    Colorado won’t halt drilling as it refocuses rules on safety

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials said Tuesday that they had no plans to stop energy companies from drilling for oil and gas while regulators overhaul state rules to make health, safety and the environment their top priority. Dan Gibbs, chief of the state Department of Natural Resources, said lawmakers did not want a moratorium on drilling permits while regulators rewrite …
  • Speedy reactor cleanups may carry both risks and rewards

    PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Companies specializing in the handling of radioactive material are buying retired U.S. nuclear reactors from utilities and promising to clean them up and demolish them in dramatically less time than usual — eight years instead of 60, in some cases. Turning nuclear plants over to outside companies and decommissioning them on such a fast track represents …
  • Jeff Adachi

    Police to return property seized from San Francisco reporter

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police agreed Tuesday to return property seized from a San Francisco journalist in a raid, but the decision did little to ease tensions in the case, which has alarmed journalism advocates and put pressure on city leaders. Authorities have said the May 10 raids on freelancer Bryan Carmody’s home and office were part of an investigation …
  • Lifer inmates excluded from Washington ‘3 strikes’ change

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Dozens of inmates, many of them black, are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life — left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of reforms easing tough-on-crime “three-strikes” laws around the U.S. At least 24 states including Washington passed such laws during the 1990s, driven by rising violent crime rates. But nearly …
  • Donald Trump

    The Latest: Shanahan: US not rushing into Iran confrontation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is trying to assure lawmakers that the administration is not rushing toward a military confrontation with Iran. Shanahan says he outlined during closed-door briefings Tuesday what the Pentagon has done since receiving “credible intelligence about threats to our interests …
  • Milo Ventimiglia

    Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity’s impact

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day’s fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he’s eager to spread the word. “I saw how the money was being spent, and how it’s impacting these kids on a very real level and giving them a better shot at life,” the actor …
  • DJ Khaled on Nipsey Hussle: ‘He’s like a prophet’

    NEW YORK (AP) — During the recording of what became one of Nipsey Hussle’s final songs, the rapper and DJ Khaled spoke passionately about “our families, entrepreneurship, leadership and just love,” Khaled recalls. The result of the session is “Higher,” the latest single from Khaled’s new album “Father of Asahd,” released Friday. Before Hussle’s March 31 death, they filmed a …
  • Aretha Franklin

    3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin’s home

    PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the “Queen of Soul,” including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room, a lawyer said Monday. The latest one is dated March 2014 and appears to give the famous singer’s assets to family members. …
  • Cowboys’ Elliott detained by police at Vegas music festival

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival, officials said Monday. The 23-year-old running back was detained briefly about 3 a.m. Saturday near a gate to the overnight Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway after police officers …
  • Royal praise for Dutch singer’s victory at flashy Eurovision

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s. Duncan Laurence beat out over-the-top, camp-filled performances from across Europe and beyond to win the competition Saturday night with a doleful piano ballad, “Arcade.” …
  • The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” crowned champion of Europe’s annual music extravaganza. The 25-year-old was tapped as an early front-runner before the Grand Final but was only ranked third after the vote of professional juries from the 41 participating countries, trailing …
  • The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local): 2:00 a.m. The Netherlands is the winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” was tapped as an early front-runner before Saturday’s Grand Final. But it had to rely on the fan vote to secure the …
  • Judge delays sentence for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash

    INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing for former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident. The decision comes after Judge Andrea Dryer ruled Tuesday that she will disregard letters from the deceased driver’s relatives. Dryer says the wife and sons of Iowa farmer Kenneth Mosher aren’t victims under state law …
  • Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik

    “Big Bang Theory” finale gets galactic ratings to win week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In its last blast, “The Big Bang Theory” topped the TV ratings by a light-year. The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy’s 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. Sunday night’s much-ballyhooed finale of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” was a distant second …
  • Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner. APT showed a re-run instead. AL.com reports that APT director of …
  • Milo Ventimiglia

    Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity’s impact

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day’s fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he’s eager to spread the word. “I saw how the money was being spent, and how it’s impacting these kids on a very real level and giving them a better shot at life,” the actor …
  • New Coke, from 1985, makes comeback with ‘Stranger Things’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola drinkers will get a chance to relive one of the company’s darker chapters as New Coke makes a comeback under a partnership with the Netflix drama “Stranger Things,” the companies announced Tuesday. Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1985, when Coca-Cola changed its formula for Coke. New Coke was …
  • Author: ‘Game of Thrones’ finale was ending, also beginning

    NEW YORK (AP) — What’s next for “Game of Thrones?” The author, whose work was adapted into the HBO series that drew a record-setting numbers of viewers for Sunday’s finale, says it’s “been a wild ride.” George RR Martin wrote on Monday that it “was an ending, but it was also a beginning.” The 70-year-old says he’s working on the …
  • Fiery and icy feelings from fans as ‘Game of Thrones’ ends

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire rained down and heads came off. There was punishment, banishment and retribution. And that was just from the fans. “Game of Thrones” aired its 73rd and final episode Sunday night, showing its gift for drawing record-setting numbers of viewers and for leaving those viewers deeply divided about the results, as they have been for finales …
  • Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on the campus of a now-defunct psychiatric hospital where the movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” was filmed before a developer builds housing on the land. The facility, which opened in 1883, once had a cemetery, but all the 1,500 bodies buried there should have …
  • Moe Berg

    This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II

    Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he was a mysterious character throughout his life. Kempner joins co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg to talk about the remarkable story of the catcher, who played …
  • Quentin Tarantino, Daniela Pick

    With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in Cannes

    CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering “Pulp Fiction” in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French film festival with neither great vengeance nor furious anger but a gentler fairy tale about 1960s Los Angeles. “Once Upon a Time In … Hollywood” made its much-anticipated debut Tuesday in Cannes, giving the festival its most concentrated splash of celebrity and …
  • Elle Fanning

    Elle Fanning OK after fainting at Cannes dinner

    CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because her dress was too tight. The 21-year-old actress collapsed at the Chopard Trophee dinner Monday evening at Cannes. Fanning later posted a message with a thumbs-up photo on Instagram saying she was “all good” despite what she called a fainting spell from her snug …
  • James Gunn

    James Gunn says he’s a better person after being fired

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s been a roller-coaster year for James Gunn, who was fired from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” over old tweets in July, and rehired this March. But the writer-director who shepherded the first two “Guardians” films to critical and box office success said the experience has been an educational one. “I’m a better person than …
  • Massoumeh Lahidji, Pedro Almodovar, Jake Coyle

    In Cannes, making sure cinema isn’t lost in translation

    CANNES, France (AP) — On one afternoon at the Cannes Film Festival last year, Massoumeh Lahidji could be seen on a rooftop terrace interpreting Farsi into English for the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, and an hour later sitting on a stage with Martin Scorsese translating the famously verbose filmmaker into French. For most, interpreting the long rat-a-tat answers of Scorsese, …
  • Robert Eggers, Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson

    ‘The Lighthouse,’ with Robert Pattinson, illuminates Cannes

    CANNES, France (AP) — Robert Eggers’ “The Lighthouse,” starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as turn-of-the-century lighthouse keepers, kicked up a storm Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival with a wave-making, madhouse period tale that seemingly washed ashore from another era. “The Lighthouse,” Eggers’ anticipated follow-up to the 2015 indie horror hit “The Witch,” premiered in the festival’s Directors’ Fortnight …
  • Woman’s credibility questioned at ex-NFL player’s rape trial

    VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The credibility of the first of five women expected to testify at the rape trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. was called into question Tuesday after she testified she had been sober for 30 years and defense attorneys showed the judge she had been arrested 11 times for public intoxication since 2003. The woman …
  • Judge delays sentence for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash

    INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing for former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident. The decision comes after Judge Andrea Dryer ruled Tuesday that she will disregard letters from the deceased driver’s relatives. Dryer says the wife and sons of Iowa farmer Kenneth Mosher aren’t victims under state law …
  • Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case

    BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. Caplan was co-chairman of the prominent law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher. The Greenwich, Connecticut, resident was charged with paying $75,000 to get someone to …
  • Quentin Tarantino, Daniela Pick

    With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in Cannes

    CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering “Pulp Fiction” in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French film festival with neither great vengeance nor furious anger but a gentler fairy tale about 1960s Los Angeles. “Once Upon a Time In … Hollywood” made its much-anticipated debut Tuesday in Cannes, giving the festival its most concentrated splash of celebrity and …
  • Jamie Oliver’s UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency

    LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency will leave 1,000 people out of work and reignited worries about local retail and food outlets in Britain, which are struggling to attract customers much like downtowns in the United …
  • Milo Ventimiglia

    Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity’s impact

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day’s fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he’s eager to spread the word. “I saw how the money was being spent, and how it’s impacting these kids on a very real level and giving them a better shot at life,” the actor …
  • Elle Fanning

    Elle Fanning OK after fainting at Cannes dinner

    CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because her dress was too tight. The 21-year-old actress collapsed at the Chopard Trophee dinner Monday evening at Cannes. Fanning later posted a message with a thumbs-up photo on Instagram saying she was “all good” despite what she called a fainting spell from her snug …