June 8, 2015

How’s marriage doing? A mixed diagnosis finds rich poor gap, later vows, gays gaining access

By David Crary THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Through two decades of debate on whether America’s gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such […]
June 8, 2015

Dominican legislators tentatively allow presidents to hold office for 2 consecutive terms

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Legislators in the Dominican Republic tentatively approved a bill Saturday that would allow presidents to seek re-election for a consecutive second […]
June 5, 2015

Michelle Obama to put international spin on core initiatives with coming European visit

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Michelle Obama plans to put an international spin on her core initiatives when she visits Europe later this […]
June 5, 2015

The Latest: NY Times asks US court to reveal Chuck Blazer’s plea deal with government

Updates with motion to unseal Daryll Warner plea agreement denied. — The New York Times has asked a U.S. federal judge to make public the government’s […]
June 5, 2015

The latest on surveillance shooting: Official says suspect spent a year in Saudi Arabia

A school official says Boston terror suspect Usaama Rahim spent his freshman year of high school in Saudi Arabia. Brookline, Massachusetts, school superintendent Bill Lupini says […]
June 5, 2015

South African police investigating World Cup bribe allegations related to 2010 tournament

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE TOWN, South Africa _ South African authorities have opened a preliminary investigation into World Cup bribery allegations, and an […]
June 3, 2015

UN draft to authorize EU migrant plan has ‘paused’ without Libya’s consent, diplomat says

By Cara Anna THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A United Nations Security Council diplomat says a draft resolution meant to authorize a European Union plan to combat migrant […]
June 3, 2015

Man, 20, accused of shooting 2 officers during Ferguson protests in March pleads not guilty

By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLAYTON, Mo. _ A man accused of shooting two St. Louis-area police officers in March during a protest in Ferguson […]
June 3, 2015

South African sports minister says $10 million payment was ‘categorically’ not a bribe

By Lynsey Chutel And Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ South Africa’s sports minister “categorically” denied on Wednesday that the $10 million paid to former […]
June 3, 2015

Woman killed by lion in South Africa game preserve grew up in New York; funeral Saturday

RYE, N.Y.(AP) _ Funeral for Katherine Chappell, the American woman who was mauled to death by a lion in a South Africa game reserve, is planned […]
June 3, 2015

Dominican Republic to debate whether presidents can hold office for 2 consecutive terms

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP)_ Legislators in the Dominican Republic have approved a measure to establish a special assembly that will debate whether to allow presidents […]
June 2, 2015

South African wildlife park where lion killed an American woman, ‘operating as usual’

By Lynsey Chutel And Courtney Quirin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Despite a fatal lion attack the previous day, business ran pretty much as usual on […]