Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOC
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) ? IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics and that the city failed to deliver on "promises" made to U.S. Olympic leaders when they selected the Massachusetts capital as the American candidate for the games.
US official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, according to a U.S. official said Wednesday.
Police release video of traffic stop of Chattanooga shooter
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) ? Police have released dashcam video of an April traffic stop that led to driving-under-the-influence charges against the Chattanooga man who later went on a shooting rampage that left five servicemen dead.
US with plenty to prove in World Championships pool
Vulnerable, or perfectly primed to destroy the opposition -- that's the tantalizing question surrounding the US team headed to Russia for the 2015 swimming World Championships. Marquee names including Olympic champions Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte and Nathan Adrian ought to see the Americans favored for multiple gold in the meeting that will set the tone for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Alabama prisoner, in court documents, drops bid for abortionBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) ? An Alabama prisoner who went to federal court seeking an abortion filed a court document Wednesday saying she'd changed her mind and wanted to give birth, after the state had sought to prevent her from undergoing the procedure.
Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) ? A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, adding that the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."
California firefighters hold blaze that jumped line
NAPA, Calif. (AP) ? Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground Wednesday, keeping a blaze east of California's Napa Valley from jumping any more containment lines, fire officials said.
Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test results
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Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine.