- Pentagon: 'Active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House threat that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.
- GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republicans labored Tuesday to rescue a floundering health care bill that lacked enough GOP votes to even start debate, as the White House stepped up its efforts to win over recalcitrant senators whose resistance was threatening to sink one of the party's long-cherished goals.
- Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.
- New cyberattack causes mass disruption globally
PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across the world, hitting companies and governments in Europe especially hard.
- Google hit with record fine by EU, told to change its ways
BRUSSELS (AP) — After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) and raising the prospect of more.
- Review: USA Gymnastics needs 'culture change' to stop abuse
USA Gymnastics needs a "complete cultural change" to better protect athletes from sexual abuse, according to an independent review of the embattled organization's practices.
- Serena's latest shot: pregnant and nude on magazine cover
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity Fair.
- FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — After years of speculation about alleged corruption, FIFA finally ended the mystery Tuesday of what is contained in an investigation report of bidding for the World Cups of 2018 and 2022.
- Franklin not trying to be a better Missy, but a happy Missy
Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her ever going to a dark place.
- Column: Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?
The odds keep dropping on Conor McGregor, though it's more because UFC fans love him than his actual chances of winning a boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr.