AMES, Iowa | Iowa State honors slain golfer before Akron game

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State honored slain golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones’ game against Akron on Saturday. Iowa State’s band used a formation that spelled out Barquin’s initials, and both teams wore a decal on their helmets in her memory. A tribute to Barquin played on a … Continue reading AMES, Iowa | Iowa State honors slain golfer before Akron game

NEW YORK | Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home

NEW YORK  — Paul Simon wraps up his farewell concert tour Saturday night at a park in Queens, a bicycle ride across the borough from where he grew up. The 76-year-old singer picked Flushing Meadows Corona Park to say goodbye, an outdoor show on the first night of autumn. The setlist at recent stops has … Continue reading NEW YORK | Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home

SAN MARINO, Calif | Art’s iconic ‘Blue Boy’ gets major 250th birthday makeover

SAN MARINO, Calif. — “Blue Boy” is getting a long-awaited makeover, and the public will be able to watch as one of the world’s most iconic paintings receives a nip here, a tuck there and some splashes of fresh paint (blue presumably). Beginning Saturday, visitors to The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in … Continue reading SAN MARINO, Calif | Art’s iconic ‘Blue Boy’ gets major 250th birthday makeover

CARDIFF, Wales  | Aguero marks new deal with goal as City thrashes Cardiff 5-0

CARDIFF, Wales  — Sergio Aguero celebrated signing a new contract with Manchester City by scoring the opening goal in a 5-0 win over Cardiff in the English Premier League on Saturday. The Argentina striker’s fourth league goal of the season came on his 300th appearance for City, which bounced back from its surprise midweek loss … Continue reading CARDIFF, Wales  | Aguero marks new deal with goal as City thrashes Cardiff 5-0

WASHINGTON | Standoff has Kavanaugh accuser’s Senate appearance in limbo

WASHINGTON  — The high-stakes confrontation over whether Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee grinded into Saturday as Republican Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide whether to tell her story to his panel and a riveted nation. Grassley had set a Friday night deadline for the 51-year-old … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Standoff has Kavanaugh accuser’s Senate appearance in limbo

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Latest deadline looms for Kavanaugh accuser

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Saturday at 2:30 p.m. That’s the new and latest deadline in the high-stakes confrontation over whether Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Christine Blasey Ford’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Latest deadline looms for Kavanaugh accuser

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s errant claims on Kavanaugh, economy

WASHINGTON  — Juggling a suddenly hot-potato Supreme Court nomination and midterm-election jousting, President Donald Trump flubbed facts across a broad front over the past week. His comments about nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser betrayed a misunderstanding of how the process works. His claim to be in the league of George Washington when it comes to placing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s errant claims on Kavanaugh, economy

CONCORD, N.H. | Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire woman who was hoping to land a sales job at Party City was turned down after a manager realized she has autism, according to a federal lawsuit. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Hampshire. The woman, Ashley Waxman, was allegedly … Continue reading CONCORD, N.H. | Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism