Zooey Deschanel marries Jacob Pechenik, delivers baby girl

FILE- In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Jacob Pechenik, left, and Zooey Deschanel attend "The Skeleton Twins," premiere at ArcLight Theatre in Los Angeles. A spokeswoman for the 35-year-old entertainer confirmed Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, that Deschanel recently married Jacob Pechenik and gave birth to the couple’s baby girl. No other details were provided. (Photo by Brian Dowling/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zooey Deschanel is now a wife and mother.



Former Lions running back Mel Farr dies at age 70

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 1997, file photo, Mel Farr poses in his showroom in Oak Park, Mich. Farr, the Detroit Lions' running back who rushed for over 3,000 yards in seven NFL seasons, has died. He was 70. A Lions spokesman said Farr's son confirmed his father died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. After his NFL career, Farr went on to build an auto dealership business. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)DETROIT (AP) — Mel Farr, a former NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year who rushed for more than 3,000 yards in seven pro seasons with the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 70.



Obama, UN leader discuss climate change, other issues

President Barack Obama stands up with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the end of their meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world "has to step up" to help combat climate change and adds that the United Nations will continue to press other countries to take action.



Victim's grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss

Tom Sullivan, front, who lost his son in the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., heads to court to hear the reading in penalty phase 2 in the trial of James Holmes Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Centennial, Colo. Jurors declined to rule out death for Holmes as they moved toward sentencing the Colorado theater shooter.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how his family returns now and then to the Colorado theater where James Holmes murdered his son.



FDA lays out extra steps to clean scopes linked to outbreaks

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shows the tip of a duodenoscope. U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean the specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S., but acknowledged that not all hospitals have the staff, expertise and resources to take the steps, including sterilizing scopes with toxic gas to kill bacteria. (U.S. Food and Drug Administration via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S.





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