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North Dakota author details comeback of American buffalo

North Dakota author details comeback of American buffalo

North Dakota author Francie Berg's last book about the American buffalo was a guide for adventurers eager to get out on back roads to see the historic sites where the great animal once flourished. Then she found she had more to say.
Thousands hold gay pride march in Ukrainian capital of Kyiv

Thousands hold gay pride march in Ukrainian capital of Kyiv

MOSCOW — Several thousand gay pride supporters have held a march in Ukraine's capital that lasted about 20 minutes despite opponents' attempts to block them.
Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

LONDON — The mother of an epileptic boy at the centre of a debate over medical marijuana in the U.K. is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy.
UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a significant funding increase for the country's beleaguered National Health Service.
Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

LOS ANGELES — Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming.
Actor says husband's Tesla car shot flames in traffic

Actor says husband's Tesla car shot flames in traffic

LOS ANGELES — Actor Mary McCormack has shared video of her husband's Tesla car shooting flames while in Southern California traffic. McCormack said in an accompanying tweet Friday that there was "no accident" and the incident was "out of the blue.
Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer lead New York's Mermaid Parade

Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer lead New York's Mermaid Parade

NEW YORK — Throngs of people dressed as mermaids, fish and other aquatic creatures packed New York's Coney Island on Saturday for a sun-soaked edition of the zany Mermaid Parade.
Spain's king and queen: Mardi Gras Indians, jazz performance

Spain's king and queen: Mardi Gras Indians, jazz performance

NEW ORLEANS — Following a red carpet arrival Saturday at the New Orleans Museum of Art, King Felipe the VI and Queen Letizia of Spain enjoyed music by a jazz group and a cultural performance by Mardi Gras Indians as they ended a visit to the city cel
Fighting rages around airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

Fighting rages around airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led forces fought to retake the international airport of Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida, Yemeni officials and witnesses said on Saturday, as their Shiite Houthi rebel rivals denied the coalition had seized the facility t
Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail were both parents, authorities said Saturday.