• Asian shares mixed after China cuts key rate, Japan GDP up

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Monday as investors remain focused on the economy and prepare for several updates from retailers this week.

    Updated: 8:31 am

  • New this week: ‘House of the Dragon,’ Lakers doc and Lovato

    Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

    Updated: 7:53 am

  • Afghanistan marks 1 year since Taliban seizure as woes mount

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban on Monday marked a year since they seized the Afghan capital of Kabul, a rapid takeover that triggered a hasty escape of the nation’s Western-backed leaders, sent the economy into a tailspin and fundamentally transformed the country.

    Updated: 7:47 am

  • WNBA’s Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence

    MOSCOW (AP) — Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner have filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported Monday, amid talks between the U.S. and Russia that could lead to a high-profile prisoner swap.

    Updated: 7:27 am

  • Iran denies being involved in attack on Salman Rushdie

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian official Monday denied Tehran was involved in the stabbing of author Salman Rushdie, though he sought to justify the attack in the Islamic Republic’s first public comments on the bloodshed.

    Updated: 6:43 am

  • PM Modi pledges to make India developed country in 25 years

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to raise millions out of poverty and turn India into a developed country in the next quarter-century as he marked 75 years since independence from British rule.

    Updated: 6:42 am

  • Six Flags amusement park shooting near Chicago leaves 3 hurt

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Three people were injured in a shooting in a parking lot of an amusement park north of Chicago that sent visitors scrambling for safety, authorities said.

    Updated: 6:37 am

  • Washington Youth Soccer Partners with CaptainU to Create a New Pathway for Athletes to Play in College

    CaptainU teams up with Washington Youth Soccer to Expand College Sports Recruiting Efforts

  • California Soul Food Cookout and Festival to Benefit Regional Charities

    PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year’s festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.

  • AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

    China announces new drills as US delegation visits Taiwan