UN: Colombia coca crop down 25 percent

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia reduced its area under coca cultivation by 25 percent last year, the United Nations said Thursday, meaning …

Mystery writer Barbara Mertz dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Mertz, an Egyptologist who wrote dozens of mystery and suspense novels under two pen names, has died. She was 85. Me…

Indians to designate Mark Reynolds

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are expected to designate struggling slugger Mark Reynolds for assignment. Reynolds, who signed a one-year, $6 …