• Mexican rights agency condemns violence, probes shootout

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's governmental human rights commission says it condemns violent incidents like a shootout between federal police and suspected criminals that left 42 suspects and one policeman dead. The rights commission said Tuesday it has opened a formal investigation into...

  • American Sock ousts Dimitrov on 'favorite surface' in Paris

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — Ah, the French Open, the time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans: Why can't the country's players, particularly the men, find success on red clay? Now comes along Jack Sock, a 22-year-old born in Nebraska and currently residing in...

  • Record-setting scoring changes face of college softball

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The pitchers' duels that once dominated college softball are less common with teams across the country scoring runs and hitting homers at unprecedented levels. As the Women's College World Series gets ready to start Thursday in Oklahoma City, teams are on pace to set NCAA records for...

  • Baptist Health, Verizon Foundation launch diabetes study

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Verizon Foundation and Baptist Health have announced a pilot program to study whether mobile technology can improve the health of diabetes patients. The foundation is putting up $427,700 to help fund the year-long program. Participants include two groups...

  • UN delays Yemen peace talks scheduled to start Thursday

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A conference aimed at restoring peace to conflict-torn Yemen has been postponed following a request from Yemen's government and other parties for more time to prepare, the U.N. announced Tuesday. The peace talks had been scheduled to start Thursday in Geneva....

  • The Latest: 3 seeded players lose on Day 3 at French Open

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 8:48 p.m Three more seeded players failed to advance to the second round on Tuesday, including 10th-seeded Grigor Dimitrov who faltered at the first hurdle for the second straight year in Paris. Two of the seeded women exited: No. 6...

  • Egyptian officials investigate police killing of student

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a university student by police, a judicial official said Tuesday, the latest in series of cases alleging brutality by security forces. The death of engineering student Islam Ateto on May 19 has become a major topic on...

  • Missing family found in Mexico, toll in Mexico tornado at 13

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — The body of a baby carried away by a tornado was found in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna, Mayor Evaristo Perez said Tuesday following a sudden catastrophic storm that killed 13 and destroyed more than 200 homes. City spokesman Edgar...

  • Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the...

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    The Denver Post, May 26, on tolls in our future: Beginning in July, the cost to travel in the extra toll lanes on U.S. 36 will be about average for the nation's toll roads, according to state officials. The cost will be 45 cents a mile during peak morning hours, compared to $1.40 a...

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