• Armed with illegal weapons, man claiming to be 'Mad Max' arrested in California desert, deputies say

    Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    In the dystopian action classic “Mad Max,” the lead character — clad in black leather and armed with a sawed-off shotgun — sets out to avenge the death of his wife and child who were killed by a violent motorcycle gang. It’s unclear if vengeance was on the mind of a rider on a quad...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Rand Paul, R-Ky.; White House adviser Kellyanne Conway. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis.; Reps....

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, June 25

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 24

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:   

  • Son of a famous drummer, Van Halen makes own name in track

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — His favorite song is "Hot for Teacher." His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be "Panama ." And whenever steeplechaser Aric Van Halen tells someone his name, he waits for the inevitable question: Are you related to THE Van Halens? Why, yes he is....

  • Stanton homers, Urena sizzles as Marlins top Cubs 2-0

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins aren't hitting, and they're still winning. Giancarlo Stanton hit a 458-foot drive for his 19th home run, Jose Urena scattered five hits over six innings and Miami topped the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Friday night. The Marlins managed only three hits in the win,...

  • Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president. "When was the last time an actor assassinated a...

  • For 'Okja,' growing a GMO pig from page to screen


    NEW YORK (AP) — The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon-ho's "Okja" is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant. It's a hybrid creature for a hybrid movie. Like...

  • No job? Tips for teens to fill idle summer time


    NEW YORK (AP) — With the number of teenagers working summer jobs in decline since the 1980s, students and their parents have found creative ways to fill summer months. Some still find traditional summer work, while others spend their summers doing a variety of activities and work that...

  • Inside Yemen's secret prisons: 'We could hear the screams'

    Updated: Thu, Jun 22, 2017

    MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) — They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire. It is just one of the terrors inflicted by interrogators on detainees in Yemen who are routinely beaten with wires, kept in filthy shipping containers,...

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