Court: Ohio must refund tax penalty to congressman, wife

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court has directed the state tax commissioner to refund a nearly $360,000 penalty to a Republican congressman and his wife who delayed paying tax on income earned by a trust because they relied on an earlier legal interpretation that put the tax on the trust.


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