Celtics boss Danny Ainge's son to run for Congress in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The son of Boston Celtics president and former BYU basketball standout Danny Ainge is running for Congress in a Utah special election forthe seat of resigning U.S. Rep. Jason Cha...

Court: Ranked-choice voting runs afoul of Maine Constitution

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The nation's first ranked-choice voting system to be approved for statewide elections runs afoul of the Maine Constitution, the state supreme court said Tuesday, opening the doo...

Top official says US hasn't verified IS claim on Manchester

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' top intelligence official says the U.S. government has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the attack in Manchester, England, but call...

Macedonian court convicts 9 over parliament invasion

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A Macedonian court has convicted nine people of participating in a mob invasion of parliament last month that left more than 100 people injured. The Skopje c...

Former CIA director says he warned Russia against meddling in the 2016 election in Aug. 4 call to Russia intel chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA director says he warned Russia against meddling in the 2016 election in Aug. 4 call to Russia intel chief.

The Latest: Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The nation's intelligence ...

The Latest: Take That unsure about Manchester dates

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Pop group...

Czech president pardons convicted contract murderer

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman has used his power to pardon a man convicted of a double contract murder. Jiri Kajinek was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1998 for the mu...

A year before World Cup, Russian clubs battle financial woes

MOSCOW (AP) — Kuban Krasnodar's fans hoped that signing Andrei Arshavin would herald long-awaited success for their club. The local governor hoped for a pre-election boost. By July 2...

AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced art of appeasement

LONDON (AP) — As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister...

KMT tries to bring sexy back with foxy new delegate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an effort to swell the ranks of the opposition Kuomingtang (KMT) and to erect a new base of support, the party is looking for a youth movement, and the hot and bothered...

High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court's ruling that two North Carolina congressional districts relied too heavily on race should give voting-rights advocates a potent tool to fight other electoral ma...

Trump and the Fifth Amendment: It's complicated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is fickle about the Fifth. In 1990, he invoked his Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination by refusing to answer 97 questions in a divorce de...

South Korea's Park denies charges as corruption trial begins

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Park Geun-hye denied corruption charges Tuesday at the start of a criminal trial that could potentially send South Korea's first female leader to prison for ...

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan is set to testify publicly about the intelligence underpinning the Obama administration's conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 election ...