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  • Father of girl on Time cover says she’s with her mother

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The father of the girl who is pictured crying on the cover of this week’s Time magazine says the Honduran foreign ministry told him that his daughter is detained with her mother in McAllen, Texas, and the two have not been separated. Denis Varela says he hasn’t heard from his wife […]
  • Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip headliner has lost a bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal pornography case involving thousands of videos and images, including some depicting sex acts involving kindergarten-age boys. Records show that Jan Rouven Fuechtener (YAHN’ ROO’-vehn FOOSH’-ten-er) is due for sentencing Aug. 2 on felony […]
  • UN chief to meet with US secretary of state

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss “issues of mutual concern” that will likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq says the meeting is scheduled for Saturday in Washington, where Guterres […]
  • Investigation sheds harsh light on campus police department

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An outside investigation into the way a Connecticut university handled a female campus police officer’s allegations of sexual assault by a male officer has found multiple issues within the department. The results of the investigation were released Friday by Zulma Toro, president of Central Connecticut State University. The report found […]
  • Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people. The lawsuits were filed in federal courts in New York City and […]
  • The Latest: Downstream spread of oil being checked

    DOON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the crude oil leaking after a train derailment in northwest Iowa (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Crews are trying to determine how quickly crude oil leaking from derailed railroad tanker cars in northwest Iowa will reach cities downstream. One or more of 31 tanker cars on the derailed […]
  • House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that is killing more than 115 people in the United States daily. The legislation passed Friday by a vote of 396-14. It incorporates dozens of opioid-related bills that lawmakers have made a campaign-season […]
  • Greek leader dons tie in sartorial relief over bailout end

    ATHENS (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in office, to celebrate the debt relief deal agreed by the country’s creditors. Tsipras sported the burgundy tie with a white shirt and blue suit during a speech Friday to lawmakers from his left-led […]
  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: ___ NOT REAL: Hawaii’s Kilaueu Volcano Is Literally Raining Gemstones, And We Want Some […]
  • 1 killed, 4 hurt in shooting at California strip mall

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a Southern California strip mall, killing one man and injuring three other people. San Bernardino police Lt. Mike Madden says a crowd gathered in the parking lot as a man argued with a security guard late Thursday. Madden says a […]