Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what ...

Problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility four years after employees left an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for ove...

Another wrong-way crash in Arizona kills 5 on rural highway

PHOENIX (AP) — A wrong-way crash on a rural highway in Arizona killed at least five people Friday, the latest in a string of recent fatal wrecks as the state struggles to combat the problem of drivers...

England approaches moment of reckoning at Cricket World Cup

So, this is it for England. Four years of intense and methodical planning, putting the often-ignored format of white-ball cricket front and center in the domestic game, leads to a Cr...

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory...

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video

BERLIN (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior. ...

GOP, Dems team up to address 'surprise medical bills'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills. Those are the shockingly high charges insured patients can get h...

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 203...

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance

Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. ...

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the oppos...

Leniency sought for lieutenant who turned on 'El Chapo'

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors in Chicago are asking a federal judge for leniency at sentencing next week for a former lieutenant to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, describing his decade of cooperation with U....

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years'...

Dawson & Archer in England CWC squad, Denly & Willey out

LONDON (AP) — Liam Dawson has come in from the cold to make England's Cricket World Cup squad at the expense of Joe Denly while David Willey has also missed the cut. Denly and Willey...

'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Generous benefits. No copays. No need for private policies. The "Medicare for All" plan advocated by leading 2020 Democrats appears more lavish than what's offered in other advanced ...

Indonesian court sentences Frenchman to death for drugs

MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has sentenced a Frenchman to death for smuggling 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) of drugs in a suitcase to the tourist island of Lombok. Presid...