Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics ended amid financial fears and local opposition, leaving the US Olympic Committee to seek a replacement candidate by mid-September. Boston's bid was in trouble almost as soon as the USOC chose the New England city in January ahead of Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington. It died for good shortly after Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he wouldn't commit taxpayers to financing any cost overruns for the quadrennial spectacle.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans rebuffed their Senate counterparts Monday over must-pass highway legislation, setting the two chambers on a collision course days ahead of a crucial deadline in the midst of the summer driving season.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others.