Offbeat drama starts airing final 8 shows

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — How many of the fans who watch the hit AMC series “Breaking Bad” actually know what that title means? Star …

Calif. faces longer, tough wildfire season

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — California truly is the Golden State this summer — golden brown — and that has fire officials worried heading into th…

Obama begins Martha’s Vineyard vacation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first summer vacation of President Barack Obama’s second term is taking him back to Martha’s Vineyard, resuming his Wh…

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Edward Snowden’s father, Lon; Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.…

Usher to keep custody of his 2 young sons

ATLANTA (AP) — R&B singer Usher will hold on to primary custody of his two young sons. A judge in Atlanta on Friday dismissed an emergency r…

Quotations of the day

“It’s not enough for me to have confidence in these programs. The American people have to have confidence in them as well.” — President Bara…