Trial delayed for Army general facing sex charges

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Fort Bragg court-martial of a U.S. Army general facing assault charges has been postponed. The trial of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair had been scheduled to begin next Monday. A statement from Fort…

Del. judge eyes secrecy in Al Jazeera-AT&T lawsuit

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Tuesday ordered lawyers for Al Jazeera America to submit additional papers explaining why a veil of secrecy should remain over a lawsuit the new cable news network filed against AT&T.…

Navy Yard shooting victims remembered

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Friends and family of Navy Yard shooting victim John Johnson remembered him Tuesday as a religious family man known for his infectious smile and firm bear hugs. His was one of four funerals held…

Poet Oswald’s take on Homer wins Warwick Prize

LONDON (AP) — A reworking of Homer’s “Iliad” by British poet Alice Oswald has won the Warwick Prize for Writing, an eclectic literary award open to English-language works in any genre and from any country. Oswald’s “Memorial” was…

Fitz and actress Kaylee DeFer have first child

NEW YORK (AP) — Kaylee DeFer and Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums are the proud parents of a baby boy. The lead singer of the rock band and the “Gossip Girl” actress welcomed Theodore Ignatius Fitzpatrick on…

Men-only Mormon conference session to be broadcast

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon Church conference session that’s previously been limited to men will now be broadcast live. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday that the priesthood session at the Oct.…

Welsh village’s proposed name change raises stink

LONDON (AP) — A proposed name change is raising a stink in one British village. Welsh-language campaigners say Varteg, in south Wales, should be rebranded with a more authentic Welsh spelling — Y Farteg. The Welsh language has…