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  • Routine for some, but Cornet's joy is unconfined

    Routine for some, but Cornet's joy is unconfined

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
    Routine for some, but Cornet's joy is unconfined

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova made smooth progress into the last 16 of the French Open and Alize Cornet celebrated as if she had won the title as she led a home charge at Roland Garros on Friday. Reaching the fourth round of grand slam tournaments is bread and butter for Federer and Sharapova and for them the real business now begins. Men's second seed Federer, bidding for a second French Open title and 18th major overall, looked as cool as the dull …

  • More cancer success with drugs that enlist immune system

    More cancer success with drugs that enlist immune system

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    More cancer success with drugs that enlist immune system

    CHICAGO (AP) — For the first time, a major study shows that a drug targeting the body's disease-fighting immune system may improve survival for the most common form of lung cancer. …

  • Lawyer: Kayak death was accident after drinking, not murder

    Lawyer: Kayak death was accident after drinking, not murder

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Lawyer: Kayak death was accident after drinking, not murder

    GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her fiance on the Hudson River by sabotaging his kayak is a victim of an accident that occurred on the chilly water after they had a couple of drinks, her lawyer said Friday. …

  • AP Exclusive: UN rights staff fear for jobs amid abuse case

    AP Exclusive: UN rights staff fear for jobs amid abuse case

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    AP Exclusive: UN rights staff fear for jobs amid abuse case

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.'s mishandling of child sexual abuse claims against French soldiers has human rights staffers fearing for their jobs as they struggle with how to respond to highly sensitive allegations in the future, according to a letter to the world body's human rights chief obtained by The Associated Press. …

  • California man kills neighbor, self after all-day standoff

    California man kills neighbor, self after all-day standoff

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    California man kills neighbor, self after all-day standoff

    CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A dispute between neighbors ended with both men dead but the safe emergence of two children and the shooter's wife from an all-day standoff at a suburban San Diego apartment, authorities said. …