AP NewsBreak: Miami lineman speaks of his heatstroke ordeal
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) ? Hunter Knighton once went a week without sleeping, afraid to close his eyes because the nightmares were inevitable. Panic attacks were common. Memories were hazy. Breathing was a struggle.
At least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 200 people capsizesNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) ? A police official in Kenya says at least two people have died and many are reported missing after a boat with about 200 passengers collided with a fishing boat on Lake Victoria.
With Rio next, Olympics still a major draw on television
The brain or a game, former player Utecht asksEDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. He retired in 2009 due to multiple concussions and memory loss. Utecht is now a national speaker, concussion advocate, and musician.
Banned Medicaid providers still participate in some states, report says
Hundreds of medical providers banned from a Medicaid program in one state are able to take part in another state's program despite regulations designed to stop them, according to a report by an independent federal auditor to be released on Wednesday. The continued participation of banned providers leaves state Medicaid programs for the poor and disabled vulnerable to fraud, waste and abuse, according to the study, which says the problem reflects a struggle by states to communicate with one another. The study, conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), also found that about half of the states were unable to terminate providers enrolled in privately run Medicaid managed care programs.
China ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012 amid tensionsBEIJING (AP) ? A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years amid tensions between Beijing and the Vatican and a strained relationship between the Chinese leadership and the Christian religion in general.
Historian Robert Conquest, Soviet regime expert, dies at 98SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? British-born historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98.
Dollar, bond yields rise on Fed rate risk
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets were in a mixed mood on Wednesday as the mounting risks of a hike in U.S. interest rates as early as next month lifted the dollar and bond yields, pressuring currencies across the region. Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open 0.1 percent higher, Germany's DAX to open 13-14 points or 0.1 percent higher, and France's CAC 40 to open 2-3 points or as much as 0.1 percent up. Japan's Nikkei was up 0.
Israel jails Jewish extremist for 6 months without trial
UN reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan warKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents.