70-gun salute starts China World War II commemorations
Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) ? Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it.
China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in paradeBEIJING (AP) ? China has launched a major military parade through Beijing to commemorate Japan's World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make his country Asia's pre-eminent power.
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground.
Fan injured at Fenway Park expected to leave hospitalBOSTON (AP) ? The Boston Red Sox say a fan who was injured at Fenway Park trying to catch a foul ball is expected to be released from a hospital Wednesday night.
Obama: Alaska's warming climate is wake-up call to US, world
Latest on US Open: For 18-year-old Bencic, up-and-down moods
Dickey throws 4-hitter, Jays beat Indians 5-1
Feeling 'tight,' Serena Williams moves forward in Slam bid
AP sources: GOP seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.