• Coastal Carolina stadium expansion funds rejected by state

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials have again rejected Coastal Carolina University’s request for money to expand its football stadium, something needed so Coastal can play in the Sun Belt Conference.

  • Nebraska board OKs South Sioux City horse racing project

    SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators have approved plans for a horse track and simulcast wagering facility at the site of the former Atokad Downs in South Sioux City.

  • A North Korean man walks out of an underpass while seen framed by the Workers' Party flags, in front of the April 25 House of Culture, the venue for the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea has been duly spruced up, the masses prepped for their rallies and leader Kim Jong Un appears to be set to take center stage Friday when North Korea pulls back the curtain on what promises to be the country's biggest political show in years, if not decades: the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980 behind closed doors Friday, in an anticlimactic start to what officials have portrayed as a showcase of the country’s stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite tough new sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs.

    Updated: 6:58 am

  • In a Wednesday, March 16, 2016 photo, caskets float away from a nearby cemetery during flooding from heavy rains in Calcasieu Parish, La. The parish Coroner's Office earlier this month completed the recovery of caskets and vaults or lids that floated from their resting places during flooding March 12 and beyond. Officials said 85 caskets were recovered, most from Niblett's Bluff Cemetery in Vinton. The recovered remains have been placed in refrigerated trucks parked at the coroner's office as investigators begin the identification and re-interment process. (Emily Dalfrey via AP)

    Louisiana flooding sends caskets far and wide

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Widespread flooding not only disrupts the living but sometimes also creates havoc for the dead.

  • FIFA life bans for 2 South American officials for bribery

    ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics judges have imposed life bans on two South American football officials who have pleaded guilty in the United States to corruption charges.

    Updated: 5:28 am

  • In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, Scott Paterno, left, looks on as students greet his father Penn State football coach Joe Paterno as he arrives at his home in State College, Pa. Scott Paterno said in a tweet sent May 6, 2016 that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is “bunk.” (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Paterno’s son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is “bunk.”

    Updated: 6:27 am

  • In this picture taken on Monday, April 25, 2016, Zdenek Vesely checks a master record at vinyl plant in Lodenice, Czech Republic. As vinyl records make a global comeback in popularity, a little-known Czech company is riding the market surge to establish itself as the world’s biggest record manufacturers, with plans to expand in North America and Asia. GZ Media, based in a small town south west of the Czech capital, has made deals with all the major music labels and is running its plant day and night, every day of the year - even on Christmas - to satisfy booming demand. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Vinyl revival: Czech record maker aims for global dominance

    LODENICE, Czech Republic (AP) — As vinyl records make a global comeback, a little-known Czech company is riding the market surge to establish itself as the world’s biggest record manufacturer, with plans to expand in North America and Asia.

  • A wildfire flares up near Fort McMurray, Canada, Thursday, May 5, 2016. Canadian officials will start moving thousands of people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray in a mass highway convoy Friday morning if it is safe from the wildfire raging in Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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  • Succession plan set for Ilitch-owned teams, other holdings

    DETROIT (AP) — Mike and Marian Ilitch say one of their sons will eventually take the helm of sports, business and entertainment holdings that include the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings, Little Caesars pizza and MotorCity Casino Hotel.

  • New Mexico mom set to be sentenced in son’s brutal death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque mother who has pleaded guilty in the brutal death of her son is set to learn her fate.