`Ali! Ali!’: The Greatest is laid to rest in his hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Greatest was laid to rest in his hometown Friday after an all-day send-off that was a lot like Muhammad AliRead More

Officials: White House OKs expanded Afghanistan airstrikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate, the White House has approved plans to expand the military’s authority to conduct airstrikes against the Taliban whenRead More

Guam Catholics distressed but strong after abuse allegations

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Members of the Catholic church in Guam are reacting with devastation to the accusations that Archbishop Anthony Apuron sexually abused youngRead More

UN chief took Saudis off blacklist over threat to stop funds

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday he made the “painful and difficult” decision to temporarily remove the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen fromRead More

With all votes in, Kuczynski celebrates win in Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski won the majority of votes in Peru’s closest presidential contest in five decades, electionRead More

High lead levels in water found at 14 more Chicago schools

CHICAGO (AP) — The number of Chicago schools that have tested positive for lead in the water flowing from fountains has grown by two, bringingRead More

California mother reunited with son abducted in 1995

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A California mother has met her abducted son for the first time in over 20 years. Maria Mancia hadn’t seenRead More

House passes bill to help ease Puerto Rico’s debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, clearing a major hurdle in the ongoing effort toRead More

Ex-Subway pitchman Fogle’s appeal of sentence rejected

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle’s appeal of his sentence of more than 15 years in prison,Read More

Israel crackdown on Palestinian workshops producing guns

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security forces are cracking down on metal workshops in the West Bank suspected of manufacturing a crude homemade gun, which hasRead More