McCarrick's rise through church hierarchy began as altar boy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick's rise through the Catholic Church hierarchy, during which he established a reputation as a globe-trotting human rights advocate before being broug...

The Latest: Dingell's family greets dozens of mourners

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the public visitation for former Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, who died last week in Michigan (all times local): 11:...

Public visitation to be held for longtime Rep. John Dingell

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A public visitation will be held in Michigan to honor John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in history, who died last week at age 92. The visita...

Mourners bid farewell to victim of Brazil soccer club fire

SAO PAULO (AP) — Hundreds of grief-stricken people have attended the funeral of a 15-year-old who was killed in a fire at the training ground of Brazilian soccer club Flamengo. Chris...

UK police probing damage to Jewish cemetery as hate crime

LONDON (AP) — Police in northwestern England say they are investigating vandalism at a Jewish cemetery as a hate crime. The Greater Manchester Police department says parts of the Jew...

The Latest: US flags lowered to half-staff for John Dingell

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.S. Rep. John Dingell (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has ordered flags lowered to hal...

Funeral, memorial planned for longtime US Rep. John Dingell

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A funeral and a public memorial will be held next week to honor former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. Dingell ...

Reeling Ohio law enforcement community bids another farewell

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for Ohio deputy (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The Cincinnati region's law enforcement community is bidding farewell...

Ohio region reels from series of police deaths

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in the Cincinnati region are reeling after the deaths of five police officers in less than two months, the latest a 20-year veteran sheriff's deputy killed during a 12-ho...

Pence promises missions to the moon and Mars during ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is honoring the nation's fallen astronauts during a NASA day of remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorials at the cemetery hono...

London grave of Karl Marx vandalized in hammer attack

LONDON (AP) — Custodians of a London cemetery say the tombstone of Karl Marx has been damaged in a hammer attack. The German philosopher and economist was buried in Highgate Cemetery...

American Legion seeks Pentagon action on NY WWII unknowns

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — American Legion officials are calling on New York lawmakers to request the Pentagon exhume the Long Island graves of sailors killed in a World War II ship explosion in an attempt t...

AP WAS THERE: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Feb. 1, 1979, Iran's exiled Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini descended from a chartered Air France Boeing 747 to return to Tehran, a moment that changed the country's history for decades ...

Greece: Anti-racism law invoked in Jewish memorial vandalism

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A prosecutor in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki has ordered an urgent investigation into the destruction by unknown vandals of a local Jewish memorial. ...

After the overdose: A family's journey into grief and guilt

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — There is nothing left to do, no more frantic phone calls to make, no begging or fighting that can fix this because the worst thing that could happen already has, so Doug Bigge...