• Rockies recall former closer Estevez, put Oberg on DL

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have recalled right-handed reliever Carlos Estevez from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed right-hander Scott Oberg on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 20, with axillary artery thrombosis in his right arm.

  • West Virginia permanently halts coal mine by state forest

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia environmental regulators have ordered a company to stop mining permanently at a surface coal mine near Kanawha State Forest.

  • In this Aug. 14, 2016 photo mare Emira is presented during the yearly Arabian Horse Auction "Pride of Poland" in Janow Podlaski, Poland. Irregularities surrounding the sale of Emira have fueled a political scandal in Poland that has cost one official his job, prompted calls for a criminal organization, and damaged the reputation of Poland's respected state Arabian breeding program. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Mysterious sale at horse auction sparks scandal in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Anette Mattsson had bid 200,000 euros ($226,500) for a prized gray Arabian mare but soon stopped. With the price rising rapidly and no sign of other bidders, she sensed that something strange was going on at the annual Pride of Poland sale on Aug. 14.

  • FILE- In this Feb. 10, 2013, file photo, Frank Ocean performs on stage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Ocean's 17-track album "Blonde" was released on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, on Apple Music , one day after the R&B singer released a 45-minute "visual album" on the streaming service. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

    Frank Ocean debuts ‘Blonde,’ his 1st album in 4 years

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wait for Frank Ocean’s latest album is finally over.

  • Germany's Sebastian Brendel and Jan Vandrey, far right,  paddle for gold in the men's canoe double 1000m final during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Water issues linger for residents after Olympics close

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Helicopters were up at daybreak spotting rubbish flows at the Olympic sailing venue, with boats below collecting the debris.

  • A vendor sells Biscoito Globo and other items on a beach during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. The starchy, puffy treats made with coconut oil, milk, water and a pinch of salt and sugar are manufactured locally and sold in paper bags by street vendors along the coast and in stores throughout Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Josh Hoffner)

    At Olympics, Rio draws a line when snack comes under attack

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As the Olympic whirlwind sweeps through Rio and brings with it disapproval of everything from shoddy construction to water pollution, residents are drawing a line in the sand. Nobody better attack their favorite snack.

  • Correction: Harley-Defeat Device story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about Harley-Davidson’s $15 million air-pollution settlement with federal regulators, The Associated Press reported erroneously the reason more than 12,000 motorcycles had been found out of compliance with federal clean air regulations. The bikes were in violation because they were sold without required environmental certifications, not because they were modified with the suspect tuners also at issue in the settlement.

  • In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, foreground, speaks during a news conference along with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden, left, Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-FL, and Fla. Surgeon General and Secretary, Dr. Celeste Philip, far right, in Doral, Fla.  South Beach has been identified as second site of Zika transmission by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, Florida officials said Friday, Aug. 19. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    The Latest: South Beach 2nd area of Zika transmission

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Zika infections in Florida (all times local):

  • A wildfire flares up near Cajon Boulevard in Devore, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (David Pardo/The Daily Press via AP)

    Crews make major gains against Southern California wildfire

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Lisa Gregory has kept a close eye on the weather since fleeing her home in the woods as a wildfire advanced in Southern California. She doesn’t know when she can return or whether her house was still standing.

  • In this July 29, 2015, file photo, French police officers carry a piece of debris from a plane known as a "flaperon" on the shore of Saint-Andre, Reunion Island. An Australian official says experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 _ a wing flap _ most likely drifted from after the disaster that claimed 239 lives. (AP Photo/Lucas Marie, File)

    Experts use drift modeling to define new MH370 search zone

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 — a wing flap — most likely drifted from after the disaster that claimed 239 lives, the new leader of the search said.