Police: Fairgoer shot from distance suffered minor wound
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina fairgoer suffered minor injuries in a shooting.
The Winston-Salem Journal cites a Winston-Salem police release that says Maria Jose Ortiz-Rivers was likely hit by a round discharged outside the Dixie Classic Fair property on Monday evening.
Movement encourages Argentines to quit Catholic church
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered in Buenos Aires on Saturday to oppose the influence of religion on Argentine politics and encourage people to quit the Roman Catholic Church in the wake of a Senate vote not to legalize some abortions.
The event, called "Collective Apostasy," centered on a signature drive for Argentines wanting to renounce their affiliation to the church through a form that will later be given to the Episcopal Conference in the homeland of Pope Francis.
LONDON (AP) — When Serena Williams steps out on Centre Court to play Evgeniya Rodina in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, it will be a rare meeting of Mom vs. Mom.
Such matchups could happen with greater frequency as parenthood becomes increasingly popular on the women's tennis tour.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
Well, Andy Murray and Johanna Konta might have lost, but Britain is still guaranteed a champion at Wimbledon this year — in mixed doubles.
Andy's brother, Jamie, and Martina Hingis, who is Swiss, advanced to the final in mixed doubles, where they will face the defending champions, Heather Watson of Britain and Henri Kontinen of Finland.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making good progress in controlling a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country, while officials said reports that a water-dropping plane had crashed in the area of the blaze turned out to be false.
Czechs make Fed Cup semifinals with 3-2 win over Spain
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Barbora Strycova sent defending champion Czech Republic to the semifinals of the Fed Cup with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Lara Arruabarrena of Spain in the second reverse singles match on Sunday.
The 17th-ranked Strycova failed to serve it out at 5-2, wasting two match points before closing out the encounter with a backhand drop shot on her fifth match point.
Her victory gave the Czech Republic an insurmountable 3-1 lead over Spain in the best-of-five first-round series.
Gruesome videos, not officials, tell of Brazil prison deaths
NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Just hours after armed conflict between two gangs erupted inside the Brazilian prison complex of Alcacuz, Maria Jose de Souza learned that her husband had died in the massacre.
Muguruza opens for Spain against Czech player Strycova
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — French Open champion Garbine Muguruza will face Barbora Strycova in the opening match when Spain plays the defending champion Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup.
Third-ranked Karolina Pliskova will face Lara Arruabarrena in the second singles match on an indoor hardcourt in the eastern city of Ostrava.
In Sunday's reverse singles, Pliskova will play the seventh-ranked Muguruza, and Strycova will face Arruabarrena.
Maria Jose Rodriguez Cadiz of the Solace Crisis Treatment Center and Dr. Debbie Ann Vigil have been named the 2016 Santa Fe Business Women of the Year by the Santa Fe Professional Business Women.
California man arraigned on murder charge in drowning death
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Northern California man has been charged with murder in connection with the drowning of his 4-year-old daughter in a baptismal pool at a church last weekend.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2fretns ) 42-year-old Gerardo Mendoza Ordaz appeared in Sonoma County court Tuesday afternoon and was formally charged with murder and felony child abuse involving the death at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.