- Openly gay rock singer changing tune on Mormon religion Updated: Apr-30-16 7:04 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees is denouncing his faith in his latest music video.
- Patriots pick up a lineman with a long NFL resume Updated: Apr-30-16 6:52 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts - The Patriots picked up two new targets for Tom Brady - or whoever is playing quarterback for them when the season starts - while also adding a lineman with a long football pedigree on Day 3 of the NFL draft.
- Big Freedia twerking her way to stardom Updated: Apr-30-16 6:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Talk about your ups and downs.
- Wilder autobiography could be translated into Japanese Updated: Apr-30-16 6:26 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's state-owned publishing house is considering an offer for the rights to translate into Japanese the best-selling memoir by prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
- Hundreds gather in south Minneapolis to celebrate Prince Updated: Apr-30-16 6:07 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds of people gathered in south Minneapolis to celebrate the life and music of Prince.
- The Latest: Weather cancels Saturday's final Jazz Fest Updated: Apr-30-16 5:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on activities at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (all times local):
- The Latest: Berkshire investors reject climate change report Updated: Apr-30-16 5:28 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting, where tens of thousands of people have listened to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for several hours (all times local):
- Suspect shot by Utah County sheriff's deputy dies Updated: Apr-30-16 5:26 pm
SPANISH FORK, Utah - Authorities say a suspect was shot and killed after allegedly threatening a Utah County sheriff's deputy.
- 'Rutgers Day' festival draws record-setting crowd Updated: Apr-30-16 4:30 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Rutgers officials say a record-setting crowd turned out to get an up-close look at the university and its many offerings.
- Man to serve 3 years in prison for burning puppy alive Updated: Apr-30-16 3:50 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A judge has sentenced a Northern California man to three years and eight months in state prison for burning his weeks-old Chihuahua dog alive.
- Grey clouds, cool breeze greet those at Jazz Fest Updated: Apr-30-16 3:33 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Under grey clouds, music is flowing at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
- Rock climber dies after 75-foot fall in Logan Canyon Updated: Apr-30-16 2:49 pm
LOGAN, Utah - Authorities say a man assisting a youth group on a rock climb in Logan Canyon fell and did not survive.
- Theater program aims to divert youth from wrong path Updated: Apr-30-16 2:22 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - When kids make poor choices, it's easy for them to go down the wrong path without guidance. So, a Western Kentucky University theater program is attempting to intervene in the lives of local low-level juvenile offenders by allowing them to act out their experiences on stage.
- Rhode Island Foundation awards community-building grants Updated: Apr-30-16 1:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $500,000 in grants for local community-building projects.
- Sweden celebrates king's 70th with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' Updated: Apr-30-16 1:45 pm
STOCKHOLM - Royals from around the world flew in, loyal Swedes lined the streets of Stockholm and the sounds of ABBA's "Dancing Queen" rang out from an army band on Saturday as Sweden celebrated King Carl XVI Gustaf's 70th birthday.
- Navy veteran waives preliminary hearing in fraud case Updated: Apr-30-16 12:02 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Navy veteran and Bronze Star recipient has waived a preliminary hearing in a case in which he is charged with stealing the identities of at least two subordinates to obtain fraudulent loans.
- Cowabunga! Ninja Turtles are official NYC ambassadors Updated: Apr-30-16 11:49 am
NEW YORK - Cowabunga, dudes! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are New York City's official family ambassadors for 2016.
- Strahan-Ripa breakup isn't TV's first botched transition Updated: Apr-30-16 11:35 am
NEW YORK - "Live with Kelly and Michael" host Kelly Ripa emerged from her brief "strike" this past week on stronger footing, having extracted an apology from Walt Disney Co. officials for giving her little advanced word that her co-host Michael Strahan was leaving for "Good Morning America."
- Mesilla eatery gives old art new lease on life Updated: Apr-30-16 11:07 am
MESILLA, New Mexico - C.W. "Buddy" Ritter recently discovered a fleet of ships, a flock of birds, a dog, and several sheep he didn't know he had. And before Damon LaGarry is finished, there will likely be several more surprises turning up in the halls and dining rooms of Ritter's Double Eagle and Peppers restaurants on the Mesilla Plaza.
- Wrecked helicopter fuselage raised from the sea in Norway Updated: Apr-30-16 10:19 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Emergency crews pulled the wrecked fuselage of an Airbus EC-225 helicopter out of the sea Saturday off western Norway after a crash that killed all 13 people on board.
- Newport Festivals Foundation takes over BridgeFest Updated: Apr-30-16 9:45 am
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - The foundation that runs the Newport jazz and folk festivals is taking control of a local music festival that runs in the week between the two landmark events.
- Mother copes after her son died while she pushed his swing Updated: Apr-30-16 9:01 am
WALDORF, Maryland - Wrapped in a black coat, Romechia Simms walks through a cemetery in Southern Maryland on a cold March day, tiptoeing around headstones, making her way to the grave of her 3-year-old son.
- Bangkok ferris wheel catches fire, but no injuries reported Updated: Apr-30-16 6:57 am
BANGKOK - The ferris wheel at a newly opened dinosaur theme park in Bangkok caught fire on Saturday, but the park said no one was on it at the time, and no injuries were reported.
- Parris Island Marine Corps Band plays concert in Beaufort Updated: Apr-30-16 4:01 am
BEAUFORT, South Carolina - Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Band from Parris Island are tuning up for a free public concert.
- Youngest Planning Commission member does her homework Updated: Apr-30-16 3:06 am
EUGENE, Oregon - "That was totally luck."