Redford to college graduates: World needs you; be fearless
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment to overcome life's daunting difficulties.
Sun, 24 May 2015 21:18:36 -0400
The Latest: Jimmie Johnson crashes at NASCAR 600
The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks:
Sun, 24 May 2015 21:13:53 -0400
'Indignados' top in Barcelona, could govern Madrid
Spain's "Indignado" protest movement gave its ruling conservative rivals a historic battering in local elections Sunday, topping the vote in Barcelona and shattering the ruling party's majority in Madrid. The new political groups, Barcelona En Comu and Ahora Madrid, were formally launched just a few months ago but have already started to loosen the grip of the two big parties that have run Spain for nearly four decades. Ahora Madrid, led by 71-year-old retired judge and grandmother Manuela Carmena, came second behind Spain's governing Popular Party (PP) but could govern the city if it joins forces with the main opposition Socialists, who came third.
Sun, 24 May 2015 21:13:46 -0400
Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.
Sun, 24 May 2015 20:45:18 -0400
AP Source: Adrian Peterson tells coach he won't be at OTAs
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has informed Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer that he will not be attending the team's optional practices that start on Tuesday.
Sun, 24 May 2015 20:19:58 -0400
Greece's leftist leaders reject call to miss debt payment
ATHENS, Greece (AP) Greece will continue paying its debts, after its ruling Radical Left Coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund loan payment.
Sun, 24 May 2015 20:09:01 -0400
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