Surfer bitten by shark at beach; says 'came out of nowhere'
Venezuela opposition challenges govt dialogue plan
Venezuela's government proposed talks to ease the country's political crisis after Pope Francis intervened, but an opposition leader branded it a ploy by President Nicolas Maduro to cling to power. Maduro had a private audience with the pope at the Vatican on Monday. The opposition MUD coalition later insisted it had not agreed to those terms, though it welcomed the Vatican's efforts to help.
Christian cartoon tract creator Jack Chick dies at 92LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Jack Chick, whose cartoon tracts preached fundamentalist Christianity while vilifying secular society, evolution, homosexuality, and the beliefs of Catholics and Muslims, has died. He was 92.
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Maduro meets pope as Vatican steps into Venezuela crisis
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ? Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met Monday with Pope Francis as the Vatican took a more active role trying to defuse a tense political standoff in the South American nation.
Man dead, 2 children hurt after jump from New Jersey bridgeWANAQUE, N.J. (AP) ? A man who jumped off a New Jersey highway bridge with his two children is dead, and the children are injured.
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4-time Pro Bowl RB Arian Foster announces his retirement
MIAMI (AP) ? Four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster says he can no longer take the punishment an NFL running back endures, so he is retiring midway through an injury-plagued season with the Miami Dolphins.
NAACP seeks federal probe after noose put on black student
WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) ? The president of the Mississippi NAACP is demanding a federal hate crime investigation after the parents of a black high school student said as many as four white students put a noose around their son's neck at school.
LEADING OFF: Cubs' Lester seeks more Series dominance