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Orlando shooting victims summed up America's diversity

Omar Ocasio-Capo at first seemed too brash to Claudia Mason, 70, who worked with him the 20-year-old at the Starbucks inside a Kissimmee Target store.

Alphabet shareholder calls Ruth Porat 'lady CFO'

SAN FRANCISCO — At the annual meeting for Google's parent Alphabet, there was the customary talk of technology moonshots: driverless cars, cutting-edge life sciences research,...

Zuckerberg's 10-year plan breaks with tech tradition of secrecy

"Facebook showed it has the research capability in its Day 2 keynote (from chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer)," said Brian Blau, an analyst at market...

St. Johns, DeWitt wrestlers shine at D2 district tourney

And on Saturday, St. Johns was able to add to its rich history by sending 10 wrestlers through to regionals after solid performances at the...

At Texas' flagship university, many fear for diversity

AUSTIN — Garrett Maples came to the University of Texas from an almost all-white high school north of here in Liberty Hill. Xavier Rotnofsky arrived...

Upstate NY couple become parents times four

They named the babies Brian Thomas, Lillian Amie, Owen Christopher and Mason Kenneth. Now the new dad is taking his turn at changing diapers. Delicately,...

Obama state dinner guest list

Ms. Indra Nooyi, Chairperson and CEO, PepsiCo. Mr. Raj Nooyi. The Honorable Catherine Novelli, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment,...

Autism doesn't stop Mason junior from baseball dream

The Mason High School junior stood beyond the right field fence Saturday morning with his batting helmet on and bat in hand. He took a...

Fake IRS agents scare consumers into paying up

Michigan consumers said callers used names such as Jason Scott, John Smith, Danielle Larson, Steve Wilson, Derrick Phillips and William Turner. Calls turned vulgar at...

Sizing up the NHL's Eastern Conference

They added playoff grit with Brian Boyle. Their goaltending was beefed up with Evgeni Nabokov as backup. Meanwhile, the Bruins lost ... Steve Mason (Philadelphia...

NHL releases teams' opening-day rosters

... Lance Bouma, T.J. Brodie, Paul Byron, Joe Colborne, Raphael Diaz, Deryk Engelland, Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Giordano, Curtis Glencross, Jonas Hiller, Jiri Hudler, David Jones,...

'The Simpsons' mourns beloved character's death

The Independent He won't come back to life, as did Brian the Dog, a main character in Family Guy. Jean sees the episode as a tribute...

Calgary Flames preview: Last in Pacific

Story line: Flames have high hopes for young centers. Arrivals: G Jonas Hiller, LW Mason Raymond, RW Devin Setoguchi, D Deryk Engelland (free agents) ...

The Front Seven: Saturday's top college football games

The Tigers are aware of this, of course, so Greene can expect added scrutiny from S Robert Smith while DE Vic Beasley brings the heat.

Rams plan to rely on running game in 2014

Tre Mason, taken in the third round of this year's draft, is also in the mix for playing time. Daryl Richardson was ... Offensive coordinator...

Team USA big man battle comes down to defense

Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans) is an unofficial lock to man the middle for Team USA, and the question now is whether Cousins can show...

Offseason grades: Sizing up moves by West teams

They lost Mike Cammalleri and added Mason Raymond, and surprisingly added goalie Jonas Hiller for a good price (two years, $9 million) to create competition...

Check out some hot indie romances out this summer

While she's really excited about getting to spend a few weeks with the sisters and grandmother she doesn't see nearly often enough, she's equally worried...

Live updates, analysis from NHL free agency

Buffalo Sabres: GM Tim Murray has added some key veterans in Matt Moulson and Brian Gionta as free agents and traded for veteran defenseman Josh...

College Football Countdown | No. 68: Tennessee

One: UT might not start sophomore Devaun Swafford at strong safety, seeing that Brian Randolph (75 tackles, 4 interceptions) will be back for fall camp,...

Rams report: If Sam Bradford delivers, playoffs may follow

If the fifth-year quarterback can continue to grow and allow offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer to open up the playbook, St. Louis has a legitimate chance...

The SEC's lacking a spectacular quarterback in 2014

Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen brought in Brian Johnson as quarterbacks coach and Prescott showed improvement in the spring. If that continues ... With Murray now...

Rams QB Bradford not worried about knee

"The big thing for us is we're trying to create competition at all spots," offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said. "You'll see ... Third-round pick Tre...

College Football Countdown | No. 74: Vanderbilt

Tidbit (coaching edition): Mason's staff includes just one carryover from Stanford, but it's a big one: David Kotulski, formerly the Cardinal's inside linebackers coach, will...

Taste big-city barbecue in New York

Dinosaur opened a brick-and-mortar Harlem spot in 2004, a Brooklyn behemoth in 2013, and now has eight locations across the Northeast. brian emery. Fullscreen. That's...

Truck driver makes triumphant return to Charlotte

autosport.com (22) Mason Mingus, Toyota, accident, 113, 54.3, 24. 21. (21) Jake Crum, Chevrolet, accident, 107, 42.7, 23. 22. (10) Ryan Blaney, Ford, accident, 105, 87.1,...

College Football Countdown | No. 107: Kent State

This is a program first since 1986-87, when the Flashes were led by future Kansas and Minnesota coach Glen Mason. One achievement still unfulfilled: KSU...

Draft's Day 2 winners, losers include Reggie McKenzie, Johnny Manziel

New Yorker Friday, St. Louis grabbed Robinson's Tigers teammate, RB Tre Mason, at the 75th spot. Sure, it's cool Robinson gets to keep blocking for a...

Blue Jackets edge Penguins in double overtime

Brian Gibbons scored twice and Matt Niskanen added his second goal of the playoffs, but Pittsburgh was outplayed for much of the final three-plus periods.

Vandy's new coach Mason tests Dores in spring game

Ralph Webb also scored on a 60-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. He finished with a game-high 114 yards rushing on 14 carries, and...

Greatest hardtop sports cars of all time are honored

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO chosen by Pink Floyd's Nick Mason. -- 1963 Ferrari Berlinetta Lusso chosen by comedian and TV host, Adam ... Disney, John...

For one day, Brandon Harris has edge at QB for LSU

Washington Post Harris found tight end DeSean Smith for a 19-yard touchdown and 7-7 tie at the 13:17 mark of the second quarter. Harris, who finished...

Sergei Bobrovsky vs. Steve Mason: Traded goalies finally meet

The Blues already announced that goalie Brian Elliot is starting, meaning Ryan Miller won't face his former team. But that doesn't mean that Miller's day...

Matt Crafton wins rain-delayed Truck race at Martinsville

Chron.com (19) Mason Mingus, Toyota, 216, 56.7, 15. 30. (28) Clay Greenfield, Ram, driveshaft, 189, 39.2, 14. 31. (23) Tyler Young, Chevrolet, power steering, 157, 39.3,...

Trucks rained out at Martinsville; twinbill Sunday

Washington Post (7) Brian Ickler, Toyota, Owner Points. 8. (77) German Quiroga, Toyota, Owner Points. 9. (00) Cole Custer, Chevrolet, Owner ... (21) Joey Coulter, Chevrolet,...

Evans, Morrow lift Pelicans over Nets in OT

SFGate With the Nets trailing 98-93, Mason Plumlee dunked after the Nets grabbed two offensive rebounds, and Pierce drained a contested 3-pointer with 24.1 seconds left...

NHL Capsules

Jakub Voracek and Wayne Simmonds added goals, and Steve Mason made 32 saves to help Philadelphia improve to 12-2-1 in its last 15 games to...

Will this year's tournament spell the death of the mid-major?

George Mason, a mid-major from the Colonial League, reached the Final Four in 2006 and now plays in a more high-profile conference, the Atlantic 10.

After 7 years, 2 arrested in Calif. triple homicide

Smith pleaded not guilty. Pape's arraignment was rescheduled for Tuesday to give him time to hire a private attorney. The two men are suspects in...

Georgia Southern trips Chattanooga 62-55 in SoCon

Nooga.com Brian Holmes made seven-straight free throws in the in the final 35 seconds to seal the upset for the Eagles (15-18), who also won the...