Mayweather-Pacquiao prizefight delayed amid high TV demandLAS VEGAS (AP) — The most anticipated boxing fight in years was delayed because of high pay-per-view demand causing problems for cable and satellite systems.
Jim Lampley, the main telecaster for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown in Las Vegas told viewers Saturday night that...
Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's nameLONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?
Britain's newborn princess has spent her first night at home in London's Kensington Palace, but the guessing game continues over what her name will be.
It's possible she will be named Sunday by her...
Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz FestNEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored "No Chair Zone" and "Standing Room Only" signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep on the dirt track to hear Jerry Lee Lewis and Elton John on Saturday at the New...
Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk itLOS ANGELES (AP) — As the events in Baltimore continue to grip the nation, a few celebrities are raising their voices for the city and the cause. But experts say many stars are reluctant to address such heated emotional issues publicly.
Artists such as Beyoncé, Cher, Dwayne Johnson,...
Russian ballerina Plisetskaya dies at 89MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89.
Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin told the state news agency Tass that Plisetskaya died in Germany of a...
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening dayLOS ANGELES (AP) — Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The 0 million sequel pulled in .5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings, topping the .8 million opening of the first "Avengers" in 2012,...
David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, diesSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.
Goldberg was CEO of online survey questionnaire provider...
Eric Clapton celebrates 70th birthday by rocking the GardenNEW YORK (AP) — It was Eric Clapton's birthday celebration, but it was the sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden that got a gift as the guitar god enthralled during a two-hour concert that included some of his biggest hits and guest stars including John Mayer.
There was no cake or...
New royal baby: Destined to be a 'spare to the heir'?LONDON (AP) — When Prince William and his wife, Kate, announced the arrival of their first child in 2013, Britain jubilantly celebrated the birth of a future king. Two years later it's a different story.
A second child was born Saturday to the royal couple — a princess who will...
Britain has a new princess _ and eagerly awaits her nameLONDON (AP) — From Prince Charles to royal fans to most of those who put down a bet, millions in Britain were hoping for a girl.
The Duchess of Cambridge delighted her nation and royal enthusiasts around the world Saturday by delivering one such princess. The royal birth was greeted...
NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.
Demetrius Blackwell was arrested... Full story
Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya
ROME (AP) — The Italian Coast Guard says the bodies of at least 10 migrants have been recovered at sea in three separate rescue operations off Libya's coast.
Those rescues are some of more than a dozen being carried out Sunday in the... Full story
Officials: Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates in shorts, landed Sunday in Yemen's southern coastal city of Aden on a "reconnaissance" mission amid a fierce offensive by Shiite... Full story
Nigeria: Freed women and girls get food, medical care
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of girls and women, many bewildered and traumatized, are being registered, fed and given medical care in their first day out of Nigeria's war zone.
The group of 275 women and children are among the nearly... Full story
Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election
LONDON (AP) — Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease.
A victory for Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party could bring Britain a step... Full story