- Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist Updated: May-05-16 12:12 am
MILL VALLEY, California - The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain.
- Stanton homers, Marlins hold on for 4-3 win Updated: May-04-16 11:08 pm
- Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor Updated: May-04-16 9:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - In his final weeks, Prince hid signs of trouble from his fans, stonewalling reports of an overdose that required an emergency plane landing and making a brief public appearance to reassure them. But privately, the superstar was in crisis, seeking help from a prominent addiction expert that ultimately came too late.
- The Latest: Sen. McConnell calls on Trump to unite party Updated: May-04-16 8:06 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):
- Ex-Michigan State player Appling faces weapons charges Updated: May-04-16 8:06 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan - Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling was charged Wednesday with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes after being found in possession of guns and marijuana in suburban Detroit, according to authorities.
- Kanye West, Kim Kardashian latest names to visit Havana Updated: May-04-16 7:58 pm
HAVANA - Rap superstar Kanye West, his wife Kim Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family are the latest celebrities to visit Havana.
- 2 arrested, 1 sought in Vegas liquor store robbery-killing Updated: May-04-16 7:23 pm
LAS VEGAS - Two ex-felons were jailed in Las Vegas on charges that could get them the death penalty in the killing of a liquor store clerk who couldn't open a safe, authorities said Wednesday. A third suspect was being sought.
- Slain Navy SEAL took lessons from running track into combat Updated: May-04-16 7:04 pm
PHOENIX - In cross-country running, your team is only as fast as your slowest athlete. Slain Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV took that to heart in his youth as a track star, turning around to cheer on his teammates after he crossed the finish line.
- Adrian Peterson donating $100K to flood relief in hometown Updated: May-04-16 6:31 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson grew up in Palestine, Texas, and has felt the support of its people as he rose to prominence in the NFL and when he endured the hardships that followed.
- Johnny Manziel booked in domestic violence case Updated: May-04-16 6:18 pm
DALLAS - Johnny Manziel has been booked and posted bond in a domestic violence case, one day before the former Cleveland Browns quarterback faces his first court hearing.
- Feds indict cop, alleged members of Gangster Disciples Updated: May-04-16 6:12 pm
ATLANTA - Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the violent gang and tipped off other members about police activity.
- Dillon living up to potential in 3rd full NASCAR season Updated: May-04-16 6:05 pm
Austin Dillon was safe at home twice this week.
- Rumer Willis: Digitally editing my jaw is a form of bullying Updated: May-04-16 5:34 pm
Rumer Willis says those who feel the need to digitally edit her photos in an effort to improve her looks are participating in a "form of bullying."
- Cosby tries again to delay criminal case, get charges tossed Updated: May-04-16 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby is trying again to delay hearings in his criminal case while he fights to get the sex-assault charges in Pennsylvania dismissed.
- Sean Penn settles defamation suit against Lee Daniels Updated: May-04-16 4:44 pm
NEW YORK - "Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels apologized to Sean Penn in a statement made public Wednesday as part of a confidential settlement in a defamation lawsuit over comments Daniels made comparing the actor to the show's star Terrence Howard, who's been repeatedly accused of domestic violence.
- The Latest: Feds, including DEA, join Prince investigation Updated: May-04-16 3:56 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Latest on the death of music superstar Prince (all times local):
- Man who changed name to Avril Lavigne arrested on warrant Updated: May-04-16 3:56 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police say they have arrested a wanted unregistered sex offender who legally changed his name to Avril Lavigne.
- Good deed by Falcons' Freeman makes way to social media Updated: May-04-16 3:29 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Georgia - Falcons running back Devonta Freeman said Wednesday it was "motivation to me" when he was walking in his neighborhood this week and saw 82-year-old Eleanor Szendel struggling to empty the bag on her lawn mower.
- Story about affair takes Fox News correspondent off air Updated: May-04-16 3:01 pm
NEW YORK - Fox News Channel's chief White House correspondent, Ed Henry, is "taking some time off" following publication of a magazine story alleging an affair with a Las Vegas woman, the network said Wednesday.
- Rolling Stones ask Trump to stop playing their songs Updated: May-04-16 2:46 pm
The Rolling Stones have asked presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to stop playing their songs at his campaign events.
- Correction: IndyCar-Stefan Wilson-Indy 500 story Updated: May-04-16 2:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - In a story April 26, The Associated Press reported erroneously that organ donations from the late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson saved six lives. The Indiana Donor Network, citing updated information from Wilson's family, says five lives were saved.
- Houston man sues Justin Bieber, says star smashed his phone Updated: May-04-16 2:19 pm
HOUSTON - A Houston man is seeking $75,000 in damages from Justin Bieber, alleging that the Canadian pop singer destroyed his cellphone as he videotaped Bieber unsuccessfully gulping from a beer bong at a club following a concert last month.
- Celebrities jam Havana streets for Chanel's Cuban takeover Updated: May-04-16 12:52 pm
HAVANA - The afternoon sun was still baking central Havana when Mabel Fernandez and her 14-year daughter took their spot facing the Prado, a grand colonial boulevard hung with lights and loudspeakers for a fashion show by French luxury label Chanel.
- Rob McClure to take over from Brian d'Arcy James on Broadway Updated: May-04-16 12:41 pm
NEW YORK - The Broadway musical "Something Rotten!" will swap Tony Award-nominees when Rob McClure takes over from Brian d'Arcy James.
- Princess Charlotte's playmate? Royals welcome a hamster Updated: May-04-16 12:32 pm
LONDON - A hamster named Marvin has joined Prince William and his wife Kate's household.