Facebook's second-quarter earnings smash Wall Street's expectations

Facebook's growth gained more momentum Wednesday with the tech firm reporting second-quarter sales and earnings that smashed Wall Street's expectations. Read more

Former Mississippi State QB Prescott acquitted of DUI

WTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2afJbxw ) that a municipal court has cleared former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott on charges of speeding and drunk driving. Read more

Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter

Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. Read more

O'Jays ask Republican congressman to stop using their music

The founding members of the O'Jays are asking a Republican to stop using their music for the second time in a week. Read more

Campaign 2016 Trump

Pence heads to Wisconsin to woo wary Republicans

Wisconsin didn't exactly embrace Donald Trump through the presidential primaries — one influential conservative radio host publicly belittled him as a "buffoon" and "clown." Read more

Switzerland's Belinda Bencic says she is out of Rio Olympics

Top-20 player Belinda Bencic says on Twitter that she is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, another blow to a Swiss tennis team that lost Roger Federer this week, too. Read more

Rudolph 'Spider' Edwards, fixture at Boston Garden, dies

Rudolph "Spider" Edwards, who with his dust mop and jaunty fedora shared the parquet floor with Celtics stars from Bill Russell to Larry Bird in the old Boston Garden and new, has died. He was 86. Read more

DEM 2016 Convention White Men

Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

The Democratic National Convention lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive. Read more

DEM 2016 Convention

Angela Bassett, Sigourney Weaver light up DNC's third day

Actresses Angela Bassett and Sigourney Weaver, "Empire" producer Lee Daniels and rocker Lenny Kravitz are providing the celebrity power Wednesday on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention. Read more

Kris Brown, Adam Carriker will enter Nebraska Football HOF

Longtime NFL kicker Kris Brown and former NFL defensive end Adam Carriker are among four former Nebraska Cornhuskers to be inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame. Read more