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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
Updated at 9:29 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Many of the 40 men leaving Rio de Janeiro with Olympic boxing medals around their necks in three weeks will have their pick of professional promoters eager to reward them with riches and fame. For the 12 women who claim medals in the second Olympic women's boxing tournament, the pro options still aren't glittery. Several years after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) won its fight to get women's boxing into the Olympics, the games still represent the...

Updated at 9:29 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Long before the Olympics, Kami Craig was just another homesick kid at her first travel water polo tournament. She called her mom, Dale, and mothers being who they are, she drove from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles to see her little...

Updated at 9:27 PM

Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case in the 15-year-old slaying that thrust former congressman Gary Condit into the national...

Updated at 9:19 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their...

Updated at 9:07 PM

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) " Boko Haram Islamic extremists ambushed a humanitarian convoy escorted by troops in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, wounding three civilians, including a U.N. worker and two soldiers, the army and UNICEF said. The...

Updated at 9:06 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say...

Updated at 8:40 PM

LIMA, Peru (AP) " Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was sworn in as Peru's president Thursday with a Cabinet that shares his Ivy League, pro-business pedigree " a reliance on technocrats that could become a liability as he deals with an unfriendly Congress...

Updated at 7:38 PM

CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) " Indonesia executed four drug traffickers on Friday and said it had not yet decided when 10 others convicted of drug crimes would be put to death. Deputy Attorney-General Noor Rachmad said one Indonesian and three...

Updated at 7:33 PM

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) " Lady Gaga hit the stage at an invitation-only concert Thursday for delegates to the Democratic National Convention, covering classic songs from Woody Guthrie, Neil Young and others. Gaga opened with a jazzy version of...

Updated at 7:27 PM

CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) " The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local): 9:25 p.m. A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, says Polish church officials estimated that upward...

Updated at 7:26 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says he thinks liberal supporters of Bernie Sanders who chanted an anti-trade slogan during his speech to the Democratic National Convention were "disrespectful." But Cummings says he is not...

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