Drug testers face obstruction in Russia, agency says

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says drug testers in Russia are being routinely obstructed by athletes and security services even as Russia tries to regain its place in Olympic track and field.


Bogut out for remainder of NBA Finals with left knee injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Golden State center Andrew Bogut will need six to eight weeks to recover from a left knee injury, ruling him out for the remainder of the NBA Finals and almost certainly affecting his Olympic plans as well.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Investigators casting wide net in nightclub shooting probe

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Shot in the leg and lying in a mix of blood and water on a bathroom floor, Patience Carter heard gunman Omar Mateen dial 911 from just a few feet away. The American-born son of an Afghan immigrant, Mateen told the person on the other end he wanted America to stop bombing his country, she recalled.

  • Written by JAY REEVES, Associated Press ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Police: Indiana man's car had 15 pounds of explosives

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Indiana man who said he was headed to a gay pride event had a loaded assault rifle with magazines rigged to allow 60 shots to be fired in quick succession, along with 15 pounds of chemicals mixed and ready to explode, according to police in California.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press TOM DAVIES, Associated Press