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Bulgari exhibit in Rome features "La Dolce Vita"-era jewels

Bulgari exhibit in Rome features "La Dolce Vita"-era jewels

ROME — Glamorous jewelry and vintage fashion from the "La Dolce Vita" era are the star attractions of Bulgari's new exhibition in Rome.
SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites, experiments

SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites, experiments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes.
Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting

Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting

CINCINNATI — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the featured speaker at a black press convention that begins Tuesday evening in Cincinnati.
US consumer confidence hits lowest level since September '17

US consumer confidence hits lowest level since September '17

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence dropped to the lowest level since September 2017 as heightened trade tensions apparently took a toll on Americans' spirits.
US new-home sales fell 7.8% in May

US new-home sales fell 7.8% in May

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets.
Lawyer: Gooding Jr.'s accuser 'troubled,' groping case bogus

Lawyer: Gooding Jr.'s accuser 'troubled,' groping case bogus

NEW YORK — Cuba Gooding Jr.

Police: Baby in critical condition after Fresno shooting

FRESNO, Calif. — A 10-month-old girl is in critical condition after she was shot in the head early Sunday morning, police said.
Text of Jackson estate statement on 10th death anniversary

Text of Jackson estate statement on 10th death anniversary

LOS ANGELES — Statement to The Associated Press from Michael Jackson's estate on the 10th anniversary of his death. ___ Ten years ago today, the world lost a gifted artist and extraordinary humanitarian.
Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US

Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US

VIENNA — Austria's Supreme Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort, can be extradited to the United States in a bribery case.