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Dartmouth professor wins top religion prize

Dartmouth professor wins top religion prize

HANOVER, N.H. — A Dartmouth College professor of physics and astronomy was awarded one of the world's leading religion prizes for blending hard science and deep spirituality in his work, a foundation announced Tuesday.
New NFL rules likely coming, but not replay for penalties

New NFL rules likely coming, but not replay for penalties

DENVER — In no sport but the NFL do players, fans, coaches and general managers annually debate the rules of the game, advocating ways to make pro football better, safer, fairer.
James Corden returns to host the 2019 Tony Awards

James Corden returns to host the 2019 Tony Awards

NEW YORK — James Corden is returning to host the 73rd annual Tony Awards.
Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke

NASHVILLE — Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation centre following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, including his appearance at the New Orleans Jazz Festival.
Colbert postpones visit to New Zealand after attack

Colbert postpones visit to New Zealand after attack

NEW YORK — Talk show host Stephen Colbert has postponed what was supposed to be a surprise visit to New Zealand following the terrorist attack in Christchurch that killed 50 people.
Attorney seeks pardon for Laurie Bembenek murder conviction

Attorney seeks pardon for Laurie Bembenek murder conviction

MADISON, Wis. — The attorney for Laurie "Bambi" Bembenek, Wisconsin's most famous runaway fugitive who insisted until her death in 2010 that she did not kill her husband's ex-wife, hopes Gov.
Chicago police union wants federal probe in Smollett case

Chicago police union wants federal probe in Smollett case

CHICAGO — The Chicago police union's president alleges that the county's top prosecutor interfered with the investigation of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to determine if she broke any laws.
Emergency ascent in Indian Ocean as sub fills with smoke

Emergency ascent in Indian Ocean as sub fills with smoke

ALPHONSE ISLAND, Seychelles — A British scientist and her American pilot made an emergency ascent from 100 metres (328 feet) beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean on Tuesday after smoke filled the cockpit of their submersible.
Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father

Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father

LOS ANGELES — Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump's life is "pathetic" after his weekend Twitter attack against her father, the late Sen. John McCain.
Country star Kane Brown countersues producer over contract

Country star Kane Brown countersues producer over contract

NASHVILLE — Country star Kane Brown and Atlanta-based producer Polow Da Don are embroiled in a contract dispute that has both sides claiming they are owed money.