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    MYSTERY surrounds the death of 14 sperm whales that became stranded on a beach on King Island off Australia’s state of Tasmania. Tasmania officials confirmed the young whales were already dead when they washed ashore and were discovered on Monday. 4A total of 14 sperm whales have been found dead on a rocky beachCredit: Associated Press...
    The White House shared details Friday about possible mass graves found in the recently reclaimed Ukrainian city of Izyum, calling it a sign of "depravity and brutality" on the part of Russian forces under the command of Vladimir Putin. National Security Council coordinator John Kirby responded to reports of mass graves, saying they...
    A Virginia Naval officer is being held in custody after the murder of his pregnant girlfriend who allegedly refused to get an abortion, reports the Associated Press. Raquiah King, 20, was found fatally shot near an intersection in Hanover County the day after her boyfriend, Emmanuel Coble, 27, took her to an abortion clinic for...
    Brandon Bell/Getty Images The Associated Press and other outlets have sued officials in Uvalde, Texas, over records being withheld from the public as they relate to the May mass shooting at Robb Elementary School. According to the Associated Press: The lawsuit filed Monday in Uvalde County asks a court to force the city, school district...
    NEW details have emerged about the gunman armed with an AR-15 who killed two people shopping in a Safeway store before being shot dead himself. The incident began just after 7pm local time on Sunday evening, with Bend Police arriving on the scene after multiple 911 calls were made reporting an active shooter. 3Emergency personnel...
    SHOCKING photos reveal former first lady of California Maria Shriver looking unrecognizable while visiting her new Santa Monica home. The journalist and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger has made a drastic transformation throughout the years. 8Maria Shriver has drastically changed over the yearsCredit: AP:Associated Press 8The journalist and niece of John F Kennedy poses with ex-husband...
    by Jarrett Stepman   Since 1953, the AP Stylebook has been a go-to manual for journalistic grammar and style at most media outlets. It lays out basic rules about grammar, punctuation, phrasing, and the like, intended to have universal applicability. In the past, it was aimed at reducing bias and creating a framework for...
    By Michael Goldberg | Associated Press A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and an unpublished memoir by the woman, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Carolyn Bryant Donham, seen...
    From Israeli strikes on Gaza, to flowing volcanoes in Iceland, to flood damage in Kentucky, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around the world made or published by The Associated Press in the past week. The selection was curated by AP photo editor James Okungu in New York City. Follow...
    TORONTO (AP) — Caribana. A Celebration of Freedom. Feathers. Glitter. Decadent floats. Booming music. The vibrant masquerade at the Carnival Festival in Toronto is far more than a visual delight. It is a celebration of freedom — of liberation and exuberance never so necessary as after two years of the event’s cancellation due to...
    July 29 – Aug. 4, 2022 From Russian shelling in Ukraine to the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the closing of the Women’s Euro 2022, diving in Mostar and a volcano eruption in Iceland, this gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated...
    JULY 29 – AUGUST 4, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from North America made or published by The Associated Press in the past week. The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP...
    July 28 to Aug. 4, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP Photojournalist Ramon Espinosa in Havana, Cuba. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP Images blog:...
    DALLAS (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is expected to receive a big welcome in the U.S. on Thursday from conservative admirers barely a week after the backlash at home and in Europe over anti-migrant remarks that one of his closest associates compared to Nazi rhetoric. Orban’s headline slot at the Conservative Political Action...
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez was arrested in the U.S. territory Thursday on corruption charges, an official told The Associated Press. Two other unidentified people were arrested along with her, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk about the...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joel Waterman scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time and Montreal beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Wednesday night. Montreal (12-8-3) tied it at 1 in the 88th minute on a goal from Kei Kamara. Lucas Zelarrayan scored for the Crew (7-6-9) in the 14th minute. Sebastian Breza saved two...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Karol Swiderski and Quinn McNeill scored three minutes apart in the second half and Charlotte beat D.C. United 3-0 on Wednesday night. Kristijan Kahlina saved the one shot he faced for Charlotte (9-12-2). Rafael Romo saved three of the six shots he faced for United (6-13-3). Both teams play again on...
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Republican Party said it canceled a Tuesday evening primary watch party in Lansing after a man came to the party’s headquarters and threatened to shoot up the building and burn it down. Lansing police said officers went to the building Tuesday morning in response to a complaint about a...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro scored the decisive goal while Stefan Frei stopped three shots as the Seattle Sounders earned a 1-0 victory Tuesday over Dallas. Lodeiro’s winner came on a penalty kick in the 39th minute to seal the win for the Sounders (10-11-2). Dallas (9-7-8) outshot the Sounders 15-11, with three shots on...
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Republican Party said it canceled a Tuesday evening primary watch party in Lansing after a man came to the party’s headquarters and threatened to shoot up the building and burn it down. Lansing police said officers went to the building Tuesday morning in response to a complaint about a...
    The Associated Press WNBA Power Rankings, as voted by a 10-member panel, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through August, 2. All points based on 12 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 12th-place vote and high and low place on ballots: W L Pts Pv High Low ...
    In a story published July 31, 2022, about idle oil and gas wells in California, The Associated Press erroneously identified Ira Leifer. He is an independent scientist and CEO of Bubbleology Research International, an environmental research firm. He is not with the University of California Santa Barbara. Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved....
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — In a story published July 30, 2022, The Associated Press reported the names of donors for a camp for children from Ukraine. The story should have added that Mosaic United was among the donors. Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story published July 29, 2022, about House passage of a bill to ban certain semi-automatic weapons, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the executive director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action. His name is Jason Ouimet, not Jason Quimet. Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved....
    BEIRUT (AP) — Part of Beirut’s massive port grain silos, shredded in the 2020 explosion, collapsed on Sunday after a weekslong fire. The northern block of the silos collapsed in a huge cloud of dust after what sounded like an explosion. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. The 50 year-old,...
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jefferson Savarino scored the equalizer for Real Salt Lake in a 2-2 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. Savarino’s tying goal came in the fifth minute of stoppage time for RSL (9-7-7). Justin Meram had an assist on the goal. Jeremy Ebobisse and Cristian Espinoza scored one goal...
    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Franco Jara’s goal and Maarten Paes’ four saves led Dallas to a 1-0 victory Saturday night over the LA Galaxy. Jara scored in the ninth minute to give Dallas (9-6-8) a 1-0 lead. Marco Farfan had an assist on the goal. Dallas outshot the Galaxy (9-10-3) 15-10, with seven shots on...
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Brad Stuver delivered a four-save shutout while Alexander Ring scored in Austin’s 2-0 win over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. Ring put Austin (13-5-5) ahead for good at 1-0 in the first minute of first-half stoppage time. Austin also got one goal from Sebastian Driussi. Sporting KC (5-14-5) outshot...
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Djordje Petrovic made three saves for the New England Revolution and Alex Bono had two saves for Toronto in a 0-0 draw Saturday night. Toronto (6-12-5) outshot the Revolution (6-7-9) 15-13, with three shots on goal compared to New England’s two. Both teams play again on Saturday. The Revolution visit...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Javain Brown scored the equalizer for the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 1-1 draw with Nashville on Saturday night. Brown’s tying goal came in the 87th minute for the Whitecaps (7-10-6). Ryan Gauld got an assist on the goal. Teal Bunbury scored the lone goal for Nashville (8-7-8). The Whitecaps outshot Nashville...
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzala Higuain had his first MLS hat trick and Christopher McVey scored the equalizer — his first MLS goal — in the seventh minute of stoppage time to help Inter Miami to a 4-4 tie with Cincinnati on Saturday. McVey took a pass from Corentin Jean, cut back to evade...
    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Mikael Uhre scored twice and Andre Blake had his 10th shutout of the season Saturday night as Philadelphia defeated the Houston Dynamo 6-0 for the Unions fifth consecutive win. Uhre scored his first goal for the Union (12-2-9) in the first minute of first-half stoppage time, assisted by Oliver Mbaizo. He...
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Luis Amarilla scored two goals, including the equalizer, for Minnesota United in a 4-4 tie with the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Amarilla’s tying goal came in the 69th minute for United (10-8-5). Amarilla added one more goal in the game. United also got one goal each from Franco Fragapane and...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are being investigated by the NBA for possible tampering in offseason free-agency moves involving James Harden, P.J. Tucker and Danuel House, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing, said the team...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are being investigated by the NBA for possible tampering in offseason free-agency moves involving James Harden, P.J. Tucker and Danuel House, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing, said the team...
    July 23-29, 2022 From Pope Francis’ visit to Canada to apologize to Indigenous peoples for the abuses committed by Catholic missionaries in the country’s notorious residential schools, to former President Donald Trump taking part in the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, N.J., to a Ukrainian servicewoman writing her wishes to children in the...
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a decision that critics have labeled as dangerous, Brazil’s government granted a preliminary environmental permit for paving a dirt highway that cuts through one of the Amazon rainforest’s most preserved areas. The road known as BR-319, runs about 900 kilometers (560 miles) and is the only highway connecting Manaus,...
    JULY 22 – 28, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from North America made or published by The Associated Press in the past week. The selection was curated by AP photo editor Pamela Hassell in New York. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter:...
    July 22-28, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com Copyright © 2022 The Associated...
    In mere weeks, the Environmental Protection Agency is set to unveil a supplemental draft rule aimed at cracking down on the oil and gas industry’s rampant methane emissions. This rule, which sidesteps the Supreme Court’s West Virginia v. EPA ruling, provides a necessary advancement to 2016 rules that were rolled out similarly regulating methane emissions...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Dow, who as Wally Cleaver on the sitcom “Leave It to Beaver” helped create the popular and lasting image of the American teenager of the 1950s and 60s, died Wednesday. He was 77. Frank Bilotta, who represented Dow in his work as a sculptor, confirmed his death in an...
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Witnesses say at least 11 people are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a government building in southern Somalia. District Commissioner Abdillahi Ali Waafow was among those killed in Wednesday’s attack, the secretary-general of the Marka town administration in the Lower Shabelle region, Mohamed Osmaan...
    BAGHDAD (AP) — A retired British geologist sentenced to 15 years for antiquities smuggling in Iraq may soon go free after a Baghdad court overturned his conviction, his family and lawyer said on Tuesday. Baghdad’s Court of Cassation, or appeals court, overturned the verdict against Jim Fitton, 66, last month, his lawyer Thair Soud...
    UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The principal of the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers says the principal was placed on administrative leave Monday, her attorney said. Robb Elementary School Principal Mandy Gutierrez was placed on paid administrative leave by Uvalde school Superintendent Hal Harrell, said attorney Ricardo Cedillo of...
    PARIS (AP) — Through the villages and across the mountains, the Tour de France took its pack of cyclists on a cross-country journey that culminated on the Champs-Elysees. A new champion, Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark, won the race on Sunday, finishing off a three-week trek that took riders from the Danish capital of Copenhagen and...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro’s goal was pivotal for the Seattle Sounders in a 2-1 win against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. Lodeiro converted a penalty kick in the 71st minute to put the Sounders (9-10-2) on top 2-1. The Sounders also got one goal from Jordan Morris. The Rapids’ (6-9-6) goal was scored by...
    SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jesus Ferreira scored an early goal and Maarten Paes had five saves to help Dallas beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 Saturday night. Ferreira’s goal came in the 14th minute to secure the win for Dallas (8-6-8). Paxton Pomykal got an assist on the goal. RSL (9-7-6) outshot Dallas 25-7, with five...