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Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony Wednesday night....

Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league....

Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers

A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture:...

Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers

A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture:...

Cop once drew gun on squirrel-hunting QB Winston

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say....

Chiefs' Murray says bro, 'Bachelorette' very happy

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs rookie Aaron Murray was tied up in meetings Monday night, at the same time millions of people were tuning into ABC to see whether his brother would be popping the question....

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged....

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Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prolific TV producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died....

Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90....

'Flower Drum Song' lead James Shigeta dies at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- James Shigeta, who played the lead in the 1961 movie musical "Flower Drum Song" and had a small role in the first "Die Hard," has died. He was 85....

George W. Bush writes book about father

NEW YORK (AP) -- His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush....

George W. Bush writes book about father

NEW YORK (AP) -- His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush....

Hijuelos novel posthumous release set for 2015

NEW YORK (AP) -- A novel completed by Pulitzer Prize winner Oscar Hijuelos shortly before his death last year will be published in the fall of 2015....

Hijuelos novel posthumous release set for 2015

NEW YORK (AP) -- A novel completed by Pulitzer Prize winner Oscar Hijuelos shortly before his death last year will be published in the fall of 2015....

Review: 'Calvary' is exquisitely nuanced

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- John Michael McDonagh's 2011 debut, "The Guard," provided the wonderful Brendan Gleeson with a vehicle for some of his best screen work, playing an Irish West Country cop unencumbered by diplomacy skills. But "Calvary," the follow-up collaboration of the writer-director and lead actor is in a whole different league. Gleeson's performance as a man of profound integrity suffering for the sins of others is the lynchpin of this immensely powerful drama, enriched by spiky...

Killer of Kelsey Grammer's sister denied parole

DENVER (AP) -- A man who raped and killed Kelsey Grammer's sister nearly 40 years ago has been denied parole after the actor testified against his release....

Fitz and The Tantrums headline US Open ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) -- Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament....

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