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An engine fire broke out on a Korean Air jet about to take off from a Tokyo and some people may have been injured, an airport official said

Curry scores 31, Warriors beat Thunder 120-111 in Game 5

Hiroshima's peace memorial park is being cleared of visitors in preparation for President Barack Obama's visit

The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third consecutive year Thursday night, with Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga declared co-champions after a roller-coaster finish

A group of college students at risk of being trapped by flash flooding on a field trip adventure inside a Kentucky cave Thursday waded through neck-deep water to get to safety, authorities said

Jackie Bradley Jr.'s hitting streak is over at 29 games, but teammate Xander Bogaerts took over the mantle by keeping his streak alive at 19

The G-7 summit has released an action plan for countering terrorism and violent extremism to help close what it called "critical gaps" in capacity and international cooperation

A young man suspected of abducting a teenage girl in Northern California was killed Thursday after leading sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase and engaging in a shootout, authorities said, while the search for the girl continued

The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff _ and it could get worse.

A rapper who police say was seen on surveillance footage firing a gun inside a crowded New York City concert venue is facing attempted murder and weapons charges

The Connecticut Bond Commission is expected approve a $22 million loan and grant package to help Bridgewater Associates, one of the world's largest hedge funds, upgrade its facilities in the state

U.S. regulators are investigating a complaint Chinese steelmakers stole trade secrets from an American competitor and colluded to fix prices

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates

Bryan Rust scored a pair of second period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.

A free beach concert by Poison frontman and reality TV star Bret Michaels will help kick off the summer season at the Jersey shore

Donald Trump is welcoming Bernie Sanders' proposal that they meet in a debate but is setting a high price for participating

The moments history will probably remember from the fight for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are a procession of rule-breaking clashes, followed by a slow-motion victory assured Thursday

The leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies have pledged to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist attacks, violent extremism and refugee flows

His trek to the 1945 bombing site comes amid generally strong U.S.-Japan relations, but is still significant.

Angela Paton, an actress best known for appearing with Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," has died at age 86

AP Source: Rockets agree to terms on 4-year deal with Mike D'Antoni

Authorities are investigating the deaths of three people, possibly including two children, at a mobile home park in upstate New York as an apparent murder-suicide

Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Friday as investors maintained a cautiously optimistic outlook ahead of the release of quarterly U.S. economic data

The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third consecutive year on Thursday night, with Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga declared co-champions after a roller-coaster finish

President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled an "America first" energy plan he said would unleash unfettered production of oil, coal, natural gas and other energy sources to push the United States toward energy independence

Michelle Obama tells graduates at a Native American high school to take pride in their history and cultures at a time when she says the loudest voices in the national conversation suggest turning away from tribal values that were part of their education

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is trying to pivot his focus from social issues to Indiana's improving economy as he faces a difficult re-election campaign

When Madrid's two clubs dispute the Champions League final at Milan's San Siro stadium on Saturday, it won't merely highlight the recent domination of Spanish football

Police say they've arrested a rapper in connection with a deadly shooting at a New York City hip-hop concert

GM recalls 2.2 million cars in China due to faulty crank case valves

J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings, Edwin Encarnacion and Devon Travis had two-out RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Thursday to win the three-game series

A federal jury has sided with Google in a long-running legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, which had claimed Google stole some of its software to create Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system

Bryce Molder birdied six of his last nine holes after an early delay for an opening 6-under 64 to lead after the first round at the Dean & Deluca Invitational at Colonial

An unlikely battleground over whether public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice is taking shape in two tiny towns in Texas and Arizona, neither of which currently enrolls anyone who is transgender

A man who kidnapped a 14-year-old girl when she accepted his offer of a ride home from school because her feet were sore, held her captive for nine months and raped her repeatedly has acknowledged his crimes

As he leaves the volunteer presidency of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates says the organization is well-positioned for the future after deciding to allow openly gay adult leaders in its ranks

Hulk Hogan had an unlikely ally in his corner during his courtroom cage match with Gawker _ a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site

The life of the Broadway musical "American Psycho" has been cut short, a victim of vicious box office numbers

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos picked an interesting time to make his 2016 playoff debut

On Thursday night Boggs added to his cache of Red Sox memories when the club retired his No. 26. Boggs became the 10th former player to have his number affixed to the Fenway Park right field facade

Khloe Kardashian is once again seeking to end her marriage to former NBA player Lamar Odom

The U.S. Department of Education says it's aware of Baylor University's announcement that it did not meet federal requirements in dealing with sexual assault cases and "will not hesitate to investigate if necessary."


Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has told Harvard University graduates to become heroes in real life

Severe weather spawning numerous tornadoes roiled large stretches of Kansas for a second day Thursday, prompting residents to anxiously watch the skies but causing only scattered damage in rural areas and no injuries or deaths

Alaska police say a man used a stolen front-end loader to break into a liquor store and then led officers on a low-speed chase early Thursday

Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has accepted a suspension without pay through Aug. 1 for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy

Three of the four latest IPO offerings saw their shares rose a day after going public

The Raptors are hoping their home court can help them save their season

Officials are reporting the first U.S. human case of bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort drug

Police say they've arrested a Brooklyn rapper in connection with a deadly shooting at a New York City hip-hop concert

A Massachusetts community is paying its final respects to a police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop

Militants bombed a pipeline feeding electricity to Chevron's Escravos terminal Thursday, shutting down the U.S.-based oil major's onshore operations in Nigeria

Recordings of planned testimony by an aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are to be kept under seal over concerns the video might be used against the Democratic front-runner in the presidential race

Kevin Love bounced back from two putrid playoff performances with a gem, scoring 25 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Toronto by 38 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals

Under unprecedented security, the Tunisian island of Djerba is hosting an annual Jewish pilgrimage

Republican Scott Milne has made it official: He's looking to unseat the U.S. Senate's longest-serving member, Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy

Authorities say all 19 people who were trapped in a Kentucky cave have waded through neck-deep water to get out

#BernieTrumpDebate could be bigger than the Super Bowl.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed the measure into law Wednesday.

For tourists trying to get to some sights in Glacier National Park, it's been an inconvenience

No matter how politicians try to spin it, the House bill to bailout Puerto Rico will rip off bondholders and poison financial markets.

A judge has heard arguments on whether the world champion U.S. women's soccer team has the right to strike for improved conditions before this year's Summer Olympics

'Men and women who have preserved the very essence of the human condition stood in that position and took the same oath,' 2nd Lt. Alix Schoelcher Idrache said of why he was crying in the photo.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the league's commitment to concussion research in a letter Thursday to the 32 team owners

#GiveElsaAGirlfriend and #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyFriend have gained some notable traction.

Golden State's Stephen Curry and Cleveland's LeBron James headline this year's All-NBA first-team

But there’s a catch: He wants to raise $10 million to $15 million for charity.

Louisiana is the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews

The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England over Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals

The tech giants are planning to build a 4,100-mile undersea system aimed at making the Internet faster.

New Jersey lawmakers have sent Gov. Chris Christie a package of bills to keep Atlantic City from running out of cash, throwing the financially strapped resort a life preserver just before the unofficial start to summer

The CDC head says there are probably a lot more cases we don't know about.

Bernie Sanders' only hope may lie in Hillary Clinton's stunningly foolish use of a private email server.

Sen. Marco Rubio is under intense pressure from Republicans fearful of losing Senate control to run for re-election to his Senate seat in Florida

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails from her stint as secretary of state to be made public


Black activists in Baltimore and beyond say they are disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray was convicted

PBS journalist Bill Moyers has turned down a $35,000 fee that Rutgers University offered for speaking at part of its graduation ceremony

He has virtually no money, no strategy to compete in battleground states and no plan to stop talking about his drug use

A transcript of a police interview shows that an actor who played a police officer on television said he only intended to shoot his wife in the leg in what turned out to be a deadly attack

Five mayors are asking the governor to install surveillance cameras on some Northern California freeways amid a spate of deadly shootings that they say have left their communities "under siege."

A new study looks at whether the rich will move across state lines to avoid paying more.

Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most

A law firm's review of how Baylor University handled accusations of sexual assault found systemic failures that extended well beyond cases involving members of the football program

The effort won unanimous House approval but may now die as a leading Republican senator pushes to expand FBI taking of records without court oversight.

French police have searched McDonald's headquarters outside Paris after a probe was opened for alleged aggravated tax fraud and money-laundering against the local branch of the fast-food company

Here are some memorable words and definitions from the final rounds of the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee

Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impacts of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain

A transcript of a police interview shows that an actor who played a police officer on television said he only intended to shoot his wife in the leg in what turned out to be a deadly attack

Like old times: Serena, Venus Williams both win 6-2, 6-1 to advance at French Open

A top U.S. health official says the nation must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika; no visible progress toward a congressional compromise on emergency funding

Social Security is biggest source of income for many Americans

What to watch Friday at French Open: Andy Murray vs Ivo Karlovic, a pair of weary players

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign accepts primary results in Kentucky, handing front-runner Hillary Clinton another victory and 1 more pledged delegate

A pair of seven-game series wins might have taken a toll on the St. Louis Blues, who will have to settle for their first appearance in the Western Conference final since 2001

Hillary Clinton says a new government audit critical of her use of a private email server as secretary of state won't affect her Democratic presidential campaign

John Trandem wanted to be the delegate who would put Donald Trump over the top, giving him enough delegates to clinch the Republican nomination for president

A United Nations committee voted Thursday to deny consultative status to the Committee to Protect Journalists