How 900 Kentucky dads are reconnecting with their kids
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As Father's Day approached, a group of dads got together in Shawnee Park to play kickball and catch up. The men are part of a Kentucky-based program that teaches them how to...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The father-son duo whose video of a gibberish-filled conversation went viral is now featured in a TV commercial.
Denny's posted the nearly two-minute ad on Twitter...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police have apologized for a Father's Day tweet that encouraged people to turn in dads who have outstanding warrants.
Playing favorites: Woodland’s 3 shots get him a US Open win
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S....
Maldonado wears Father’s Day tie, leads Royals over Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado found a formal-yet-fun way to honor the dads in his life.
The Royals catcher celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and...
CINCINNATI (AP) — With his dad set to leave town Sunday evening, Jesse Winker had limited time to provide an extra-special Father's Day.
No worries — Joe Winker went to the airport with...
BOSTON (AP) — The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has paid a special tribute to her husband as he continues to recover from a gunshot wound in Massachusetts General...
LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex have released a photograph of their 6-week-old son Archie for Father's Day.
The sepia-toned photo, posted Sunday on the royal...
Tewksbury father dies in motorcycle crash
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Police say a 59-year-old father has died in a motorcycle crash on the day before Father's Day.
Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan tells The Sun of Lowell that the...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A coalition of religious groups bailed out three Florida men who couldn't afford to pay for their releases from jail after being charged with nonviolent misdemeanor...
Census says more than 60% of US men are fathers
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Fathers in the U.S. tend to be better educated than men without children, and relatively few men have children over age 40.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled special events at four state parks and recreation areas for Father's Day, June 16.
Iron Horse yields gold: Gehrig cap could sell for $200,000
Bob Ellis knew what he wanted from his mother-in-law's collection of Lou Gehrig memorabilia both times she asked him to pick something out as a Father's Day gift.
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — A central Iowa father says he was inspired to organize a rally in support of immigrant families after seeing news on Father's Day of children separated from their parents who had recently crossed the U.S. border.
Kansas family surprises dad by restoring his old truck
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Bill Unruh didn't notice his old truck was no longer parked in the shed at the family farm as he helped his children organize. When his brother, George Unruh, drove it down the driveway, he didn't recognize it.
Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo share baby photo
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine spent his first Father's Day as a dad of two.
Supermodel Behati Prinsloo shared a photo on Instagram of the 39-year-old holding their second daughter, Gio Grace, who was born in February. Their first daughter, Dusty Rose, is nearly 2 years old.
Prinsloo wrote the "girls are so lucky to call you dad and I'm so lucky to have you as a husband."
Father’s Day: Parziale ties for low amateur with dad on bag
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Leaning on his club, Matt Parziale crossed one leg over the other and placed the free hand on his hip. His caddie mirrored his position and used Parziale's bag as his source of support. The two looked almost identical, just one older than the other.
VERMILLION, Minn. (AP) — Two fathers have died in a crash on the eve of Father's Day near the town of Vermillion southeast of the Twin Cities.
The Dakota County sheriff's office says the two-vehicle crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at 190th Street East and Goodwin Avenue.
Witnesses told authorities that a pickup truck driven by 36-year-old Jon Fontaine, of Farmington, rolled through a stop sign and slammed into an SUV. Both vehicles rolled into the ditch.
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton used Father's Day to announce some personal news.
Moulton said he and his wife Liz Boardman are expecting their first child — a girl — in the fall.
The Massachusetts Democrat made the announcement in a not-so-cryptic post on Twitter on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell's daughter has released a recording of a duet with her late father as part of an emotional tribute to the late rocker on Father's Day.
Toni Cornell released the duet of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" on Sunday along with a note thanking her dad for his support of her.
BOSTON (AP) — Abortion foes are planning to gather in Boston for their annual "March for Life."
The march falls on Father's Day, and supporters say they want to honor the contributions of fathers.
The event begins with a rally Sunday afternoon at the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common, including musicians and speakers.
Kevin Costner wants thought-provoking conversations for Father’s Day
American Greetings apologizes for ‘Baby Daddy’ card
CLEVELAND (AP) — American Greetings has apologized for a Father's Day card that drew criticism on social media for depicting a black couple over the words "Baby Daddy."
The inside of the card reads: "You're a wonderful husband and father — and I'm so grateful to have you as my partner, my friend, and my baby daddy! Happy Father's Day."
Patrick Reed would like to deliver daughter another trophy
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Daddy's little girl is waiting. Patrick Reed would like to deliver her a nice present — on Father's Day, no less.
"The biggest thing is try to get trophies," Reed said Tuesday ahead of the U.S. Open. "I keep on promising my daughter that I'm going to bring her home a trophy every time I leave the house."
Rosendale won’t debate Tester Sunday, cites Father’s Day
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republican Matt Rosendale won't participate in a debate against Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester because it was scheduled on Father's Day, his campaign spokesman said Monday.
Sunday's debate in Whitefish was to be sponsored by the Montana Broadcasters' Association. Rosendale spokesman Shane Scanlon said the debate was scheduled and organized without any input or agreement from the Rosendale campaign.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Police Department is inviting all dads and their families to join city leaders at this year's Father's Day walk.
The fourth annual Father's Day Unity Walk will be held Sunday, June 17, from 8 a.m. to noon. The 2-mile walk celebrating dads and their families starts and ends at El Parquesito Hermandad on Walnut Avenue at Seaver Street in Roxbury.
Giving the gift of travel for Father’s Day
With Father’s Day coming up on June 17, it’s time to think about some fun and unique travel opportunities that will give dad the vacation of a lifetime.
Father’s Day Gift Guide: Outdoor tech gadget ideas
Give the gift of gadget this Father's Day to dads who love cooking and playing outdoors. Here are just a few ideas to make the high-tech big guy happy.
Uuni 3 (Uuni USA, $299.99) All fathers tired of making another round of boring ribs and burgers on the ole' barbeque, please raise hands.
Father’s Day Gift Guide: Best multimedia gadgets and tech toys
Give a tech gift this Father's Day to dads who love multimedia gadgets and virtual experiences. Here are just a few ideas to make the family man happy.
D3400 (Nikon, $499.95) One of the most trusted names in professional photographic equipment celebrates its 100-year anniversary and gives amateur shooting dads a chance to capture memories digitally with its latest DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera and lens combination package.
Bindi Irwin ‘thankful’ for her late father Steve Irwin
Bindi Irwin will be "forever thankful" for the values she was taught by her late father Steve Irwin.
The 19-year-old star took to Instagram on Sunday (03.09.17) to celebrate the Australian version of Father's Day, and posted a touching video in memory of the late conservationist who tragically died in 2006 at the age of 44, after he was pierced in the chest by a stingray whilst filming a nature documentary.
Kris Jenner is not happy that Kendall and Kylie Jenner celebrated Father's Day with their dad.
The 61-year-old momager split from Caitlyn Jenner, 67 - who was known as Bruce before her gender transition - in 2013 and although they initially remained friendly, they fell out after Caitlyn blasted Kris in her recent memoir.
Volunteer is a role model for boy without father’s presence
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — On Father's Day, many in Forsyth County will celebrate the men who influenced them, taught them right and wrong and cared for them.
For 11-year-old Shawn Payne, he gets that all from his "big brother."
Since February 2014, Shawn has been paired with Steve Halliday through Mentor Me North Georgia, a local program that partners kids with positive role models through one-on-one mentoring. Shawn's mother, Amanda Jones, said she has seen a big change.
BARNESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say an attorney found dead in the home of his estranged wife, the treasurer of a Pennsylvania county, was fatally beaten by his son with a bat on Father's Day.
State police said in a complaint filed Wednesday that 37-year-old Michael Marchalk had repeatedly threatened 60-year-old Gary Marchalk in recent months. The suspect had lived with his father a few days before the beating and was supposed to enter a drug treatment program Monday.
Deadly Father’s Day crash takes toll on responding Sheriff’s deputies
POCATELLO — In the law enforcement profession, there is no such notion of a routine call or traffic stop.
And while extensive training or years of experience bestow many officers of the law with the emotional fortitude necessary to deal with horrific situations, the Father’s Day head-on collision that claimed the lives of three Idahoans was one call that Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen said he, the first responding deputies and the community, won’t soon forget.
SOUTH BRISTOL, N.Y. (AP) — A couple whose South Carolina condominium burned up in a fire four years ago nearly lost their upstate New York home after it was struck by lightning on their 40th wedding anniversary.
WHAM-TV in Rochester (http://bit.ly/2tGGf3S ) reports Tim and Christine Callaghan were away from home celebrating their anniversary and Father's Day with family when thunderstorms passed through the Finger Lakes region Sunday.
Kim Kardashian West has thanked Kanye West for being a "good dad".
The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star took to her Instagram account on Father's Day on Sunday (06.18.17) to share some cute pictures of her husband with their daughter North, four, and son Saint, 18 months.
Alongside a picture of Kanye lying in bed with his little girl snuggled on his chest, she wrote: "Happy Father's Day! Thank you for being such a good dad to our babies!"
Madonna wished herself a happy Father's Day on Sunday (06.18.17).
The 'Papa Don't Preach' singer shared a collage of photos on her Instagram account featuring all her children, 20-year-old Lourdes, Rocco, 16, David and Mercy, both 11, and four-year-old twins Stella and Esther, and insisted she deserved just as much recognition for what she does for her kids as male parents do.
The collage featured pink text which read: "Happy Mother's Day Madonna."
Cheryl Tweedy has hailed Liam Payne as an "amazing daddy".
The 33-year-old singer and the One Direction hunk welcomed their son Bear into the world almost three months ago, and in honour of Father's Day on Sunday (18.06.17), Cheryl took to Instagram to praise her partner's parenting skills.
Victoria Beckham posts Father’s Day tribute to David Beckham
Victoria Beckham has paid tribute to her husband David Beckham on Father's Day.
The 43-year-old singer and fashion designer took to Instagram on Sunday (18.06.17) to wish the retired soccer star - who is the father of her four children Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 14, Cruz, 12, and Harper, five - a happy Father's Day by sharing a picture of the hunk with his brood.
She captioned the family snap: "The best daddy in the world!!! We all love u so,so much X kisses from us all x (sic)"
Colombia: Bombing at mall kills 3, including French woman
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos vowed to capture those responsible for detonating a homemade bomb that killed three people, including a French woman, in a busy shopping mall over the weekend and threatened to undermine years of security gains.
Wounded congressman sends Father’s Day message
WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressman grievously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice is delivering a Father's Day message through his Twitter account.
Fuentes gets 1st HR in 10th, D-backs beat Phillies 5-4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rey Fuentes' first major league home run was a game-winner in extra innings.
Fuentes homered in the 10th inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
"It's very special," Fuentes said. "Even more today since it's Father's Day, so shout out to my father. Happy Father's Day today and that's my gift to him."
Morrison homers twice as Rays beat Tigers 9-1
DETROIT (AP) — Steven Souza Jr. has been looking forward to playing on Father's Day since his son Micah was born in December.
The day ended up more memorable than he could have imagined.
Souza hit his first career grand slam as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 9-1 on Sunday. He also homered this season on Mother's Day.
This Father's Day, the Rome News-Tribune asked various area leaders how their own fathers impacted their lives. Here are the memories and passed-down wisdom they shared:
Floyd Board of Education Chairman Chip Hood
When Chip Hood, chairman of the Floyd County Board of Education, was a 12-year-old growing up in Garden Lakes, he would drive a riding lawn mower up and down the neighborhood streets in between cutting grass for residents in the area.
What: Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will offer free admission to dads for Father’s Day.
When: 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant
More Info: Click here.
Father's Day Brunch
What: Bay Street Biergarten will host a Father's Day brunch featuring a dad-approved menu of brats, booze and burgers. Dads dining with their kids will be offered a free craft beer.
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — It's Father's Day and dads love free stuff, so the state of Maine's decision to open its state parks for free might be especially well timed.
Maine State Parks and Historic Sites are free all day on Sunday for state residents. Gov. Paul LePage, a dad himself, says Maine State Parks attracted a record of 2.87 million visitors last year and the state hopes to bring in even more this year.
Father’s Day is a normal day on the Singleton Ranch
GLIDE — Father’s Day on the Singleton Ranch near Glide is pretty much like any other day — or maybe it’s just that every day is like Father’s Day on the ranch.
They’ll be doing the chores, and going to softball and baseball games before doing more chores. The whole family participates in the ranching and the sporting events.
As fitness running events go, Associated Churches' Father's Day 5K is a modest affair : about 160 runners, a short course, a good cause and, perhaps its biggest draw, a post-race pancake breakfast.
The event is designed "to build community, celebrate community," as the Rev. Roger Reece, Associated Churches' executive pastor, put it just after completing the approximately 3.1-mile course himself.
One would hardly expect the event to be anyone's training run for the 2020 Olympics.