The Latest: Harris says Green New Deal has sound principles

The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail(all times local): 2:10 p.m. Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is in Charleston, Sou...

Ex-telecom execs acquitted of corruption by Swedish court

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Sweden court has acquitted three former executives of telecoms company Telia of corruption charges involving contracts in Uzbekistan, citing lack of evidence. ...

Indicted US intelligence analyst once drew media across Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The former U.S. Air Force intelligence analyst, her brown hair now hidden underneath a mandatory hijab, stood before an Iranian ayatollah as a television camera film...

Christian student loses legal challenge of lesson on Islam

LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a Maryland high school's lesson on Islam during world history class didn't violate a Christian student's Constitutional rights. ...

Theo Epstein: Joe Ricketts emails don't reflect Cubs' values

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein criticized emails from the patriarch of the family that owns the team and said Addison Russell won't play for Chicago again unless...

Fenerbahce beats Zenit in 1st leg of Europa League last 32

ISTANBUL (AP) — Fenerbahce will take a 1-0 lead to Zenit St. Petersburg in the Europa League last 32 after Islam Slimani scored the only goal of the first leg on Tuesday. Slimani str...

Iran's Islamic Revolution inspired, divided militants

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Inspired in part by Iran's Islamic Revolution, a young Egyptian army lieutenant emptied his machine gun into President Anwar Sadat in 1981, killing a leader who made...

Pope to visit Moroccan imam school to boost moderate Islam

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with migrants in Morocco and visit a training institute for imams that seeks to be a bulwark against Islamic extremism during his March 30-31 visit to the No...

Royals' roles in politics vary, but few join electoral fray

BANGKOK (AP) — The selection of the elder sister of Thailand's king as a political party nominee for prime minister has upended a tradition of the palace playing no public role in politics. Most but n...

Former member of Dutch anti-Islam party becomes Muslim

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Dutch lawmaker who had been fiercely critical of Islam has become a Muslim. Joram van Klaveren was a lawmaker in the Party of Freedom, led by D...

Grandmothers helping to banish female genital circumcision

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Kadiatou Balde grew up in a Senegalese village with the tradition of female genital mutilation. She never had a choice, but now as a community elder she is helping to banish the ...

Pope: My UAE trip wrote new page in Christian-Islam history

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says his pilgrimage this week to the United Arab Emirates wrote a "new page in history of the dialogue between Christianity and Islam" and in promoting world peace bas...

Cubs family patriarch apologizes for racist emails

CHICAGO (AP) — The patriarch of the family behind the Chicago Cubs has apologized after an online media outlet published emails in which he took part in racist comments and conspiracy theories. ...

Pope Francis arrives at stadium to celebrate the first papal Mass in the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pope Francis arrives at stadium to celebrate the first papal Mass in the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.

The Latest: Pope leads faithful in prayer in UAE church

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to the United Arab Emirates (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Pope Francis has led the ...