• This Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, shows Azeri Khadija Ismayilova, a reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, in Baku, Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan's court has ordered investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova released on probation. In September 2015, a court in Azerbaijan convicted Ismayilova of several financial crimes and sentenced her to 7½ years in prison. (AP Photo/Aziz Karimov, file)

    Azerbaijan frees investigative journalist Ismayilova

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A prominent, award-winning Azerbaijani journalist was released on probation Wednesday following a storm of international protests about her imprisonment, which has been widely seen as an attempt to silence a critical voice.

  • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, looks at Ukrainian jailed pilot Nadezhda Savchenko  during their meting  in the Presidential Office in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Russia has released jailed pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

    Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — During the nearly two years that she was imprisoned in Russia, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko became a national hero in absentia, lauded for her flinty defiance. On Wednesday she made a celebrated return to the country still embroiled in a fight against Moscow-backed separatists.

  • In this Monday, March 21, 2016 file photo, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko smiles to journalists from a glass-covered cage in court in Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia. A lawyer for one of two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine says the groundwork is being laid for a possible exchange with Savchenko, who is imprisoned in Russia. Lawyer Valentin Rybin told the state news agency Tass on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, that both Russians have submitted a petition for a pardon to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

    The Latest: Ukrainian pilot Savchenko freed, flown to Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezda Savchenko (all times local):

  • This image released by Disney shows Elizabeth Olsen, left, Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan in a scene from Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War." The film  is poised to become the highest grossing film of the year in a matter of days, and has already earned over $1 billion worldwide.  (Disney/Marvel via AP)

    GLAAD responds to #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Captain America snags a kiss from Sharon Carter in the latest Marvel pic, “Captain America: Civil War,” but many fans are wishing it was from someone else — specifically, a man.

  • Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan speaks to the media following an NFL football practice in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

    No scoops for you: Bills media policy has many restrictions

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have unveiled a wide-ranging policy restricting media from reporting on who threw an interception during practice or what someone might overhear during a post-practice team huddle.

  • No exaggeration, NBC Preakness ratings up over last year

    NEW YORK (AP) — Exaggerator’s victory over Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist in the Preakness was watched on NBC by an average of more than 9.4 million people, a 6 percent increase over American Pharoah’s victory last year in the second leg of the Triple Crown.

  • This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo, shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York. Twitter is giving users more room to express themselves. Photos, videos and other media won’t count toward Twitter’s 140-character limit in the coming months, giving users more space to write tweets, the company announced Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer.

  • This book cover image released by Gallery Books shows "Diary of An Oxygen Thief," a 147-page fictionalized memoir first published in 2006 by a writer known as Anonymous. This year, the book reached the top 20 on both Amazon.com and iTunes, enough to interest literary agent Byrd Leavell and eventually a publisher that plans to release an e-edition this week and a paper version in mid-June 2016. (Gallery Books via AP)

    Unnamed ‘Oxygen Thief’ become self-published success

    NEW YORK (AP) — The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he’s the author of a work so in demand at the store that it’s often out of stock.