Comic novelist Tom Sharpe dies at 85

LONDON (AP) — British novelist Tom Sharpe, who satirized everything from apartheid to academe in a series of best-sellers, has died at 85. S…

Andrea bears down on Fla. coast

The first named storm of the Atlantic season pelted Florida’s Gulf Coast with rain and wind Thursday as it edged toward the coast of Georgia…

Car bombs kill 14 in Iraq, officials say

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say two car bomb explosions in Baghdad have killed at least six people and wounded more than two dozen. A pol…