- Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the 'yes' and 'no' camps ahead of a bailout referendum Sunday that could be Greece's most important vote since it joined the European Union.
- Yes or no? What Greece's landmark vote might bring
LONDON (AP) — On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.
- Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.
- NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump.
- Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:
- Angels win 8-2 in 1st game vs. Texas since trading Hamilton
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kole Calhoun drove in four runs with a pair of early doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels won 8-2 in their first game against Texas since trading Josh Hamilton back to the Rangers.
- 2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next
LONDON (AP) — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.
- Wimbledon Lookahead: Dustin Brown tries for encore
LONDON (AP) — After his stunning win over Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Dustin Brown said it was easy to play well when expectations were so low.
- AP sources: Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan agree to 4-year deal
DALLAS (AP) — DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.
- A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute, he gets ball from 3,000th hit
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.