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Miss. teen: He ‘loved me enough to take some bullets for me’

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games. ...

Oregon’s first immigrant Latina lawmaker makes an impact

WOODBURN, Ore. (AP) — Teresa Alonso Leon envisioned a better life in a promised land when she was brought from Mexico to America as a young girl. Instead, her family wound up in an...

Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The man police say fatally stabbed two other men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train makes his initial court appearance...

Navy SEAL killed in Fleet Week parachute accident identified

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Navy SEAL who fell to his death when his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River has been identified as a 27-year-old...

Asian shares weaker as investors await economic data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were weaker on Tuesday as investors stayed on the sideline before the release of a raft of economic data due later this week. Markets in Shanghai,...

Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours. ...

Portland mayor calls for cancellation of free-speech rally

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and similar events, saying they are inappropriate could be dangerous after two men were stabbed...

Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

BOSTON (AP) — Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100. ...

Ray Pfeifer, firefighter, voice for 9/11 health care, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York City firefighter who spent months digging through debris after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, then became a key voice in fighting for health care for first...

Memorial Day parades, ceremonies honor fallen military

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans marched in Memorial Day parades Monday and came together in solemn ceremonies to pay their respects to those killed in service to the country. ...

Special prosecutor Mueller extols humility, integrity

MARION, Mass. (AP) — Special prosecutor Robert Mueller III has given a heart-warming address to Massachusetts college prep school graduates, several days after his appointment to head an investigation into possible connections between Russia...

Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78

Frank Deford, the award-winning sports writer and commentator whose elegant reportage was a staple for years at Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio, has died. He was 78. ...

For first time since 1973, Miami baseball not in NCAAs

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami's players and coaches gathered in the clubhouse for their annual team meeting after the NCAA baseball tournament pairings were unveiled. ...

Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers...

Top Dominican official among 12 detained in bribery scandal

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A cabinet member and nearly a dozen other people including top-level officials in the Dominican Republic's government were detained Monday in a widening international bribery scandal involving the...

Trump’s immigration views cast shadow on Virginia race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump's hardline position on immigration is casting a long shadow over Virginia's race for governor, with candidates in both parties adjusting their focus to more closely match or...

Fears grow of increasing IS foothold in southern Philippines

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Inside this lakeside city dotted with hundreds of mosques, a powerful militant designated by the Islamic State group as its leader in the Philippines has managed to unify a disparate...

Greece: Creditors must deliver on promise to lighten debt

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister insisted Monday the country had met all its reform commitments, and said it was now up to international creditors to agree on how to make Greece's debt...

The Latest: Pliskova through to 2nd round at French Open

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ ...

Merkel warns against “simple answers” after Trump meetings

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Monday against seeking "simple answers" to complex global issues, a day after suggesting that Europe's relationship with the U.S. had shifted significantly following NATO and G-7 meetings...

As Melania Trump puts focus on high-end luxury, market grows

MILAN (AP) — U.S. First Lady Melania Trump opened a window onto the luxury world over the weekend when she wore a $51,000 designer jacket to a lunch on the sidelines of a global...

Dillon joins the pack of NASCAR young guns on the rise

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The horde of 20-somethings and teenagers like Chase Elliott, Erik Jones and William Byron poised to take over NASCAR seems to grow larger every week. It might be time to...

Paris mayor pans black feminist event over white exclusion

PARIS (AP) — The mayor of Paris has strongly criticized and is threatening to cancel an upcoming festival for black feminists where four-fifths of the event space will be open exclusively to black women. ...

Eurozone’s top banker: stimulus needed despite higher growth

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus. ...

Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the...

Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry

LONDON (AP) — British police arrested a 23-year-old man Monday on the south coast of England, hundreds of miles south of Manchester, in the widening inquiry into the deadly concert bombing. ...

Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Garbine Muguruza and Novak Djokovic will start the defense of their titles at the French Open on Monday. ...

NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile test Monday may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing U.S. and South Korean forces in the region that it...

BA travelers face third day of delays, cancellations

LONDON (AP) — Travelers with airlines in the British Airways group faced a third day of delays and cancellations, mainly on short-haul routes and in smaller numbers than over the weekend, when the company...

Family affair: Dillon brings iconic No. 3 to victory lane

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Richard Childress wasn't going to let just anyone drive the iconic black No. 3 Chevrolet following the death of the legendary Dale Earnhardt 16 years ago. ...

Road wins key so far for surprising Twins, Brewers

The Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers are both in first place, meaning the season has been a surprising success so far. ...

Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Keeping up with Ed Jones was a pretty tough task at the Indianapolis 500. With a little more...

Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The motorsports critics kept saying Andretti Autosport was stretching itself too thin by fielding an audacious six entries for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. ...

After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato had victory in sight once before at the Indianapolis 500. When he attempted a last-lap pass, Sato lost control of his car, crashed and Dario Franchitti went on to...

LEADING OFF: Trout gets checked, Price makes season debut

A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ ...

Venus looking for 1st French Open title in 20th appearance

PARIS (AP) — Making a record 20th appearance at Roland Garros, Venus Williams is looking to finally get her hands on the French Open trophy. ...

Asian shares muted as investors await raft of economic data

HONG KONG (AP) — Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into...

Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by stroke

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Kisner came so close several times before finally winning on the PGA Tour. He now has another victory, withstanding a charge by Jordan Spieth at Colonial, after two...

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

LONDON (AP) — British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travelers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global...

Bernhard Langer wins Senior PGA for record 9th senior major

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Bernhard Langer knew it wouldn't be easy to come from one stroke back to beat Vijay Singh, who's five years younger, drives the ball 30 yards farther and routinely competes...

Slain Virginia drug enforcement officer called “Superman”

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was remembered Sunday as a man dedicated to improving the lives of...

Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — There's a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers. The Warriors are...

Soderbergh says filming ‘Logan Lucky’ made him a NASCAR fan

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Steven Soderbergh was never a big NASCAR fan despite growing up in the South. But the Academy...

Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Four victories...

Trout sprains thumb in Angels’ 9-2 loss at Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Mike Trout stood at his locker and frowned as he looked down at his left thumb, which was puffy and red and sending a clear signal. ...

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ tops box office, ‘Baywatch’ sinks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne...

Vettel happy again after extending lead with Monaco GP win

MONACO (AP) — Sebastian Vettel stood out last season for his furious rants more than his slick driving. Six races into the new campaign, the Ferrari driver is no longer Formula One's Mr. Angry,...

The Latest: Kanaan passes lap-led milestone at Indy 500

The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 12:40 p.m. ...

The Latest: Kuznetsova struggles with score at French Open

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ ...

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin wins 100th Giro d’Italia

MILAN (AP) — Tom Dumoulin won the 100th Giro d'Italia in dramatic fashion Sunday, reclaiming the overall lead in a final-stage individual time trial. ...