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No rest for WNBA champs Bird, Stewart and Loyd

Sep. 20, 2018 3:31 PM EDT

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — It's been a whirlwind week for Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd. The trio won a WNBA championship with the Seattle Storm and then dashed off to play for USA Basketball in the FIBA Women's World Cup. "It's been busy, now we are turning the page," said Stewart, the WNBA MVP of...

Striking images captured on 1st day of Korean summit talks

Sep. 18, 2018 9:04 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The broadly smiling North and South Korean leaders embrace each other as cheering Pyongyang residents wave fake flowers. The two inspect goose-stepping soldiers and ride together in a convertible Mercedes limousine for a parade. The leaders praise one another for taking the...

Wong begins Cardinals' homer parade in 11-6 win over Braves

Sep. 18, 2018 3:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Mikolas has been unbeatable this season when the St. Louis Cardinals score him a couple of runs. He's 16-0 when getting at least two runs of support, a big asset for the Cardinals as they stay in the postseason hunt. "I've been fortunate enough that when I've pitched, we've had great...

Tracee Ellis Ross leads parade of pink on Emmys carpet

Sep. 18, 2018 2:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards. Claire Foy in custom Calvin Klein by Appointment, Jessica Biel in ruffly Ralph & Russo and Scarlett Johansson in Balmain represented in white Monday, as...

The Latest: UK urges N. Korea to take steps to denuclearize

Sep. 18, 2018 1:16 AM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Britain's top diplomat says it's time for North Korea to take concrete actions toward eliminating its nuclear weapons. Foreign Secretary Jeremy...

Mood electric as Seattle Storm, fans celebrate third title

Sep. 16, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Fans are whooping and cheering as they celebrate the Seattle Storm's third WNBA championship during a parade and rally. The mood was electric Sunday as trolleys carried players and coaches on a route that began at the Space Needle and arrived at KeyArena just as the rain fell. Aboard one...

Mass rally wraps up North Korea's 70th anniversary events

Sep. 10, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Tens of thousands of North Korean students rallied in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square in the final major event of the country's 70th anniversary, an elaborate celebration that has showcased the nation's aspirations for economic growth and Korean unity. The rally Monday night...

North Korea uses 70th anniversary to push economy, not nukes

Sep. 9, 2018 8:51 PM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea held a major military parade and revived its iconic mass games to celebrate its 70th anniversary, but in keeping with leader Kim Jong Un's new policies the emphasis was firmly on building up the economy, not on nuclear weapons. The North rolled out some of its...

North Korea to fete 70th birthday with tanks, dancing masses

Sep. 8, 2018 9:15 PM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Workers with paint brushes and brooms put the final touches on Pyongyang's iconic Kim Il Sung Square as North Korea prepared for what promises to be its biggest celebration in years on Sunday — the 70th anniversary of the country's official birth as a nation. The...

Miss America hopefuls show their shoes in Boardwalk parade

Sep. 8, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 51 young women hoping to become the next Miss America have shown off their fancy footwear in a parade that is a longstanding tradition in the pageant. The "Show Us Your Shoes" parade was held Saturday along the Boardwalk, where the next Miss America will be crowned Sunday...