Latest Fourth of July News

George challenges Titans to seize moment as team honors past

Sep. 12, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are honoring their past by retiring the Nos. 27 and 9 of Eddie George and the late Steve McNair. George, the franchise's career rushing leader challenged, the Titans to seize the moment Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts and establish themselves as an AFC...

Tamron Hall's faith in herself pays off with new show, life

Sep. 5, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Tamron Hall decided to leave NBC after the network gave her prime "Today" co-hosting slot to Megyn Kelly, the journalist threw herself a party — a pity party. That included plenty of tears and a bit of feeling sorry for herself— to the point that "my mother said to me,...

2 University of Texas students from India drown in Oklahoma

Sep. 4, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

DAVIS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two University of Texas students from India drowned at a popular tourist destination in Oklahoma. Davis Police say the foreign exchange students died Tuesday at Turner Falls, near Davis. One of them was struggling in a pool near the falls and the other jumped in to help....

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

Aug. 22, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The music videos began appearing on social media within hours of the announcement by India's Hindu nationalist-led government that it was stripping statehood from the disputed region of Kashmir that had been in place for decades. The songs delivered a message to India's 250 million YouTube...

India's Modi defends Kashmir policy amid clash with Pakistan

Aug. 15, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday used an Independence Day speech to defend his decision to strip Kashmir of its special status as about 7 million residents of the disputed region endured an unprecedented security lockdown and communications blackout for an 11th day....

The Latest: Pakistan-controlled Kashmir leader dismisses LOC

Aug. 14, 2019 8:47 AM EDT

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — The Latest on India's decision to downgrade Kashmir's status (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The leader of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir says his government will no longer recognize a decades-old border after India stripped the portion of the disputed Himalayan region it...

Georgia asked to ban explosive fireworks after donkey death

Aug. 8, 2019 6:59 AM EDT

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia farmer says his beloved miniature donkey named Sammy was literally scared to death by this year's Fourth of July fireworks. Now he and an animal rights group want Georgia to ban rockets that go boom. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wrote to Gov. Brian Kemp, House...

Adams helps Nationals beat Diamondbacks 3-0

Aug. 3, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Adams had about 10 minutes to prepare, but that was all the time he needed to help Joe Ross end a two-year drought. Adams broke a scoreless tie with a sixth-inning double and Ross won his first game since July 4, 2017, when Washington opened a nine-game road trip with a 3-0 victory over...