Fitzpatrick wins again at Brookline as US Open champion

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A tiebreaker was brewing at the US Open on Sunday, as it always is at The Country Club, when Matt Fitzpatrick evaluated his shot from a bunker on the left of 18th fairway. He had a one-shot lead over Will Zalatoris and Masters champion Scottie Scheffler. He had a large uneven … Read more

6,000 bees removed from inside wall of Omaha couple’s home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 6,000 bees were recently removed from inside the walls of an Omaha couple’s 100-year-old home. Thomas and Marylu Gouttierre told the Omaha World-Herald that they have been planting bee-friendly flowers outside their downtown home, but never expected the bees to move there. The bees likely infiltrated through a hole in … Read more

Services will resume at the church where the shooting killed 3

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — Worship services will resume Sunday at the Alabama church where a gunman opened fire and killed three elderly people at a potluck dinner earlier in the week. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church announced that members will gather for morning worship “in the wake of unfathomable loss and grief in hope of … Read more

Biden adviser Jake Sullivan tests positive for COVID-19

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, according to the White House. Sullivan normally has frequent contact with President Joe Biden, but was last in contact with the president earlier in the week, according to a senior administration official who spoke on condition of … Read more

Witness: Federal officer in downtown Atlanta shooting

ATLANTA (AP) — Witnesses say a federal officer and another man were involved in a shooting in downtown Atlanta on Friday and one of them was taken away by ambulance, but federal authorities have not explained what happened. Gunfire broke out shortly after 3:00 pm on the Ted Turner Drive bridge near the Richard Russell … Read more

At the Westminster dog show, a new focus on wellness for vets

NEW YORK (AP) — Dogs are in the spotlight, but the upcoming Westminster Kennel Club show also sheds light on a human issue: the mental health of veterinarians. Along with a first-time Veterinarian of the Year award to be presented on the final day of the show on Wednesday, the club will donate $10,000 to … Read more

GOP candidates undeterred after rival wins Trump’s endorsement

FRANKFORT, Kentucky (AP) — Kentucky gubernatorial hopeful Ryan Quarles doubled down on his grassroots Republican strategy Friday, and Kelly Craft hinted at his own continued interest in Kentucky’s top political office, undeterred afterward. that Donald Trump rocked the 2023 campaign by endorsing the Attorney General. Dan Cameron. Thursday’s lightning announcement came 11 months before the … Read more

Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win their fourth NBA title in 8 years

BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, beating the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday for their fourth title in eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s seventh overall championship. And this one completed a journey like no other, … Read more

Constant plans to withdraw as a candidate for the Chamber, Peltola returns

JUNE, Alaska (AP) — Christopher Constant plans to withdraw as a candidate for the August primary for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in Alaska and support fellow Democrat Mary Peltola, a spokesman for Constant said Thursday. Spokesman Aubrey Wieber said he wasn’t sure when Constant would file the paperwork to step down. The deadline … Read more

Convicted former Florida congresswoman seeks to return to the House

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida congresswoman convicted of a federal tax charge in a charity fraud case wants to return to the US House of Representatives. Former Rep. Corrine Brown filed papers Thursday to run in Florida’s 10th District, which is a vacant seat because Democratic incumbent Val Demings is running against Republican … Read more