Fox Sports signs United SportsCar Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fox Sports has reached a five-year agreement to televise the unified United SportsCar Racing series through the 2…

Fairbanks adds to record heat stretch

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The temperature hit 80 degrees for the record 36th time this summer on Thursday in Fairbanks, and, only 1.44 inches…

Minneapolis school removes new principal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A newly hired Minneapolis school principal has lost his job amid allegations that he tampered with state assessment tests…

Libyan TV anchor shot dead in Benghazi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An independent television station in Libya says gunmen have killed one of its anchors in the eastern city of Benghazi.…

Large oil spill spreads in Manila Bay

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A large oil spill from an underwater pipe has contaminated waters in Manila Bay near the Philippine capital and p…

Zimbabwe opposition files poll challenge

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Lawyers for outgoing Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said Friday they filed an appeal with the Constitutional Court…