- France finds bodies of 6 skiers buried by avalanche in Alps
Waco Tribune-Herald, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 03:02 PM
France's interior ministry says the bodies of six French skiers have been found a day after they were swept away by an avalanche in the French Alps.
- AP Explains: What makes the Super Bowl such a big deal
Waco Tribune-Herald, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 03:02 PM
The Super Bowl, at its most basic level, is a game that determines the NFL championship.
- Items from storied Caribou Ranch recording studio sold
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 01:27 PM
Auctioneers have sold nearly 500 items from a recording studio that put the Rocky Mountains on the rock and roll map.
- Eastern Michigan basketball player and fellow student killed
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 01:17 PM
Authorities say an Eastern Michigan University women's basketball player and another student were killed in a head-on collision.
- Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 12:32 PM
Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had started a family, living in a mansion in the Boston suburbs with their 8-month-old daughter.
- Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 12:21 PM
President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the Coastal Plain, as a wilderness area. The designation would seal the area off from oil exploration and give it the highest degree of federal protection available to public lands.
- New Fisher-Price photo studio seeks ad, packaging diversity
Associated Press, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 12:08 PM
Fisher-Price has long eschewed "professional" models for its packaging, instead using the babies and toddlers parents trundle in to the toy maker's headquarters in the quaint western New York village of East Aurora.
- Koch event drawing 2016 hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Walker
Waco Tribune-Herald, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 10:32 AM
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is sending clear signs about an expected run for the presidency in 2016.
- After dove debacle, Vatican makes balloons new peace symbol
The Southern, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 08:32 AM
Dove lovers, rejoice.
- Andy Murray advances to Australian Open quarterfinals
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 08:31 AM
Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray overcame a relentlessly athletic Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals. In a 3-hour, 32-minute minute match filled with mind-bending shots from both players, Murray came back from 2-5 down in the fourth set to close out the match and reach his 16th straight Grand Slam quarterfinal. Dimitrov, the 23-year-old Bulgarian who is seen as one of the future stars of men's tennis, received a standing ovation from the crowd at Rod Laver Arena. A three-time Australian Open runner-up, Murray now faces Australia's teen star Nick Kyrgios in the quarterfinals.
- 5 ways unmanned drones could affect the American food supply
Associated Press, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 07:36 AM
Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.
- Algeria federation: Striker Slimani out of final group game
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 05:51 AM
Striker Islam Slimani will miss Algeria's decisive final group game against Senegal at the African Cup of Nations. The Algeria Football Federation says Slimani was injured in the 1-0 loss to Ghana, missed training on Saturday and will be sidelined against Senegal after medical tests.
- Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 05:17 AM
Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.
- Balloon crew launches in bid to break 2 major records
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 05:00 AM
An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.
- Zambia: Ruling party candidate wins presidential election
Associated Press, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 04:24 AM
The candidate from the ruling Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has won Zambia's presidential election called after President Michael Sata died in October, the acting chief justice announced late Saturday.
- Rafael Nadal through to Australian Open quarterfinals
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 02:17 AM
Rafael Nadal stayed in contention for his second Australian Open title six years after his first with a 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 fourth-round win Sunday over Kevin Anderson.
- 'Birdman' wins Producers Guild's top trophy
Kansas City Star, Sunday - 01/25/2015 - 02:12 AM
"Birdman" received a welcome lift on its flight to the Oscars after winning the Producers Guild of America's highest film award Saturday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles. …