'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition
Brush fire rages near Los Angeles as evacuation order lifted
A fast-moving brush fire burned in drought-stricken southern California on Sunday, as firefighters battled through thick smoke to get the massive blaze under control. The fire covered 980 acres (397 hectares) of land in the Prado Dam area, about 47 miles (76 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles. The fire was about 25 percent contained, but some 600 firefighters struggled to work amid thick smoke that engulfed the area. "It's been a challenge this whole operation," said Captain Mike Mohler of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Utah's Dabritz wins uneven bars, falls short of another 10
Scott Dixon wins Grand Prix of Long BeachLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) ? Scott Dixon passed Helio Castroneves during a mid-race pit stop and dominated the rest of the way Sunday to win the Grand Prix of Long Beach for the first time.
Julio Iglesias to receive honorary degree from Berklee
Opposition Centre wins Finnish election, ousts PM Stubb
Finland's opposition Centre Party won Sunday's general election, ousting Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's left-right coalition after a campaign dominated by the country's economic woes. Centre Party leader Juha Sipila, a 53-year-old IT millionaire and newcomer to politics, is set to become Finland's next prime minister. Sipila's liberal-agrarian party won 49 of 200 seats in parliament, results showed with 100 percent of votes counted. The rightwing eurosceptic Finns Party, also in the opposition, surged in late ballot counting on Sunday evening to become the country's second-biggest party, garnering 38 seats.
Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat
ROME (AP) ? A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands for decisive action.
Brewers fall to Pirates 5-2 as early-season swoon deepens
Blackhawks beat Predators 4-2 for 2-1 series lead
CHICAGO (AP) ? Jonathan Toews had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks used a three-goal second period to beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 on Sunday for a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Denver police issue dozens of citations at pot events
DENVER (AP) ? Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can't use it in public.