McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain's announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on their marquee legislation….
From small crimes, cousins allegedly move to killing 4 men
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two cousins charged in a gruesome crime spree that ended with police unearthing the bodies of four young men buried on a family farm started off committing small crimes….
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin rolls out the red carpet for Mars
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forty-eight years after he landed on the moon, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday rolled out a red carpet for the red planet at a star-studded gala at the Kennedy Space Center….
Israel to reopen Jerusalem holy site after deadly assault
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will gradually reopen a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after taking the rare step of shutting it down following a deadly assault there that sparked concerns of a fresh round of violence….
Venezuelan opposition hopes for big turnout in protest vote
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition called for a massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's escalating tensions in a nation stricken by widespread shortages and more than 100 days of anti-government protests….
Turks commemorate 1 year since failed coup with huge march
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and coup-plotters who tried to end his more than decade-long rule on Saturday, as Turkey marked the anniversary of the country's crushed military coup with a series of rallies and other commemorative events….
Honolulu fire: Victim remembered as talented and caring
HONOLULU (AP) — As smoke filled his 26th-floor apartment in Honolulu, a Hawaiian Airlines manager made one final telephone call to his brother, the brother says, before both the man and his mother were killed in the blaze….
Detroit at crossroads 50 years after riots devastated city
DETROIT (AP) — Deborah Chenault Green is 62, a writer. But 50 years ago she was a pre-teen, sleeping on the porch to escape the oppressive heat, awakening to see a sky that glowed unnaturally….
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 are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:…
Disney Parks name Star Wars lands Galaxy’s Edge
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disney Parks isn't letting Han Solo or Luke Skywalker save the day at their new Star Wars-themed lands….