Andy Murray has expressed his shock over the news that newly-retired tennis star Elena Baltacha has cancer, but believes she can beat the disease. A long-time British number one who retired in November, 30-year-old Baltacha announced on Friday that she had been diagnosed with liver cancer. More »Murray "shocked" at Baltacha's cancer
The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating. Brady Williams and his five wives were a bit apprehensive ahead of the ... More »Utah polygamous family says going on TV liberating
A riot of color greeted Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme the first time he walked into Haitian Corner, an art gallery around the corner from his Manhattan apartment. Instantly transfixed, he left ... More »Jonathan Demme selling vast art collection in Pa.
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his singer-songwriter wife are asking a judge for an emergency injunction Monday barring any publication of private conversations secretly recorded by a former aide. More »Sarkozy seeks publication ban on recordings
The sidewalks are empty on Alvaro Obregon Avenue. Restaurants and souvenir shops lining the once popular thoroughfare are gutted and shuttered. The sign in front of an abandoned karaoke bar is now ripped ... More »Mexican border city hopes to lure spring breakers
Don't call them hot dogs and don't ask for ketchup. Those are the cardinal rules at Olneyville New York System, arguably the best-known Rhode Island spot for one of the state's signature dishes: hot wieners. ... More »Rhode Island's hot wiener: Don't call it a hot dog
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Boca Juniors went some way towards easing a dressing room crisis that included two of their players coming to blows with a 2-1 win at Racing Club in the Argentine championship on Sunday. Agustin Orion and midfielder Pablo Ledesma fought on Friday over the goalkeeper's alleged revelations to a reporter of internal squad squabbles, referred to in the media as "the Boca cabaret", in a dressing room with deep divisions, according to reports. ... More »Boca ease 'cabaret' crisis with away win
Kwadwo Asamoah, Abdul Majeed Waris, Nana Kwesi Asare and Patrick Amoah were on target over the weekend amidst some awesome performances from Ghanaian players abroad More »Ghanaians abroad: Kingson keeps clean sheet, Asamoah & Waris wow, Ayew sees red
The Blaugrana director has made it clear that they are ready to invest heavily in their squad ahead of the 2014-15 campaign More »Barcelona will spend big this summer, insists Faus
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard. ... More »No consensus on how to notify data breach victims
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board. More »False hopes dismay in search for missing jet
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing Boeing 777 jet that vanished more than two days ago above waters south of Vietnam as investigators pursued "every angle" to explain its disappearance, including hijacking, Malaysia's civil aviation chief said Monday. Malaysian maritime officials found some oil slicks in the South China Sea and sent a sample to a lab to see if it came from the plane, the Department of Civil Aviation chief, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, told a news conference. More »Top Asian News at 10:30 a.m. GMT
NOME, Alaska (AP) — As Jeff King attempts to hold off other mushers in the last stages of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the town famous for the finish line is getting ready for the teams to come in. More »Nome preps for Iditarod mushers
REUTERS - AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia has conceded that his team have no realistic chance of catching Serie A leaders Juventus following Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Napoli. "We're not mathematically out of the race, but to all intents and purposes we are. There's a significant gap," he told Roma's website (www.asroma.it) after his side dropped 14 points behind leaders Juventus who are on course for a third successive title. "If we continue to take the field like that we're going to win a lot of games," he added. "The defeat wasn't the problem. ... More »Roma coach concedes Serie A title race as good as over
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday banned live broadcasting and tweeting of the graphic testimony of the expert who conducted the autopsy on Reeva Steenkamp, who was fatally shot by her athlete boyfriend. More »Pistorius trial: Court hears autopsy testimony
The Dutch defender believes that staying in the Premier League would be the equivalent of winning the Champions League for the Craven Cottage club More »'I still believe in the miracle' - Heitinga confident Fulham can escape relegation mire
With Chelsea seven points clear at the top of the Premier League table, manager Jose Mourinho's insistence that his side cannot be considered title favourites is beginning to ring hollow. Exits from the FA Cup and the League Cup mean that the league is the only domestic silverware that Chelsea can win, but the vagaries of the fixture schedule mean that those prematurely curtailed cup runs now look like blessings in disguise. It was thanks to Arsenal's involvement in the FA Cup that Chelsea were able to pull seven points clear at the weekend, while Manchester City's cup commitments have seen them fall nine points below Mourinho's side. More »Football: Stars align for Chelsea and Mourinho
With Arsenal, Manchester City, AC Milan and Bayer Leverkusen all having suffered home defeats in the first leg, Al Hain-Cole examines their chances of turning it around this week More »Champions League Betting: Is this the week of the comeback?
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban on Monday warned Afghans against taking part in the upcoming presidential election and ordered their fighters to "use all force" possible to disrupt the polling in the militant group's first formal threat of violence over the April 5 vote. More »Afghan Taliban order fighters to disrupt vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent public health crisis" and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose. More »Holder: Heroin an 'urgent public health crisis'
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing Boeing 777 jet that vanished more than two days ago above waters south of Vietnam as investigators pursued "every angle" to explain its disappearance, including hijacking, Malaysia's civil aviation chief said Monday. Malaysian maritime officials found some oil slicks in the South China Sea and sent a sample to a lab to see if it came from the plane, the Department of Civil Aviation chief, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, told a news conference. More »Top Asian News at 10:00 a.m. GMT