UN Refugee Agency Urges End to Italy Migrant Standoff
The United Nations’ refugee agency is imploring European Union countries to take responsibility for 150 migrants stranded aboard an Italian coast guard ship and urging Italy to let the migrants off the ship immediately.
Thais Digging In to Keep an Asian Game at the Asian Games
Of the Asian games at the Asian Games, sepaktakraw should get some billing as a festival event.
Report: Iran Water Heater Explosion Downs Building, Kills 10
Iranian media are reporting that a water heater has exploded in Mashhad in the country’s north, causing a building to collapse and killing 10 people.
Australian PM Starts Work as Anger Over Party Vote Simmers
Australia’s latest leader, Scott Morrison, spoke with President Donald Trump, organized his Cabinet and met drought-affected farmers on Saturday as the backlash continued over yet another prime minister selected by an internal party vote.
Official: Bomb Blast in Eastern Afghanistan Kills 2
An Afghan official says at least two people have been killed and four wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad near the provincial office of the Election Commission.
AP PHOTOS: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
The Latest: Francis Departs for 1st Papal Trip to Ireland
The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Ireland (all times local):
Why Some College Sports Scandals Don’t Draw NCAA Penalties
The question often comes up when a serious scandal hits college sports: Where is the NCAA? Why isn’t the governing body of major college sports, you know, governing?
Navy Assistant Focusing on Football After Son’s Transplant
Navy offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper can concentrate fully on football this summer, a luxury he does not take for granted.
Odor HR, Chirinos BB Rally Rangers Over Giants 7-6
The potential final out bounced off Joe Panik’s glove, and the San Francisco Giants couldn’t recover after that.