LAPD investigates officer's actions in Costco shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man who authorities say a...

Qatar building for 2022 World Cup on Copa America debut

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For 2022 World Cup host Qatar, every Copa America match will be like a final. Sunday's clash against Paraguay at the historic Maracana stadium is especially so ...

5 convicted in Bronx murder of teen with knives, machetes

NEW YORK (AP) — Five young men have been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a teenager at a Bronx bodega. The Bronx Criminal Court jury reached the verdict Fri...

AP Interview: Cricket's scoring pioneer is no 'Einstein'

His name appears on TV screens and scoreboards as much as cricket's superstar players like Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Ben Stokes. He decides matches and is the subject of much disc...

Calls mount for compromise over unpopular Hong Kong bill

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam faced calls from both outside and within her government Friday to delay extradition legislation that has spurred massive protests. Some m...

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities were bracing Friday for more protests by demonstrators trying to prevent Beijing-appointed Chief Executive Carrie Lam from pushing through a bill that would allo...

Man says he abused 16 to 18, now wants identity shielded

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who told a grand jury investigating child sex abuse that he had victimized 16 to 18 people, but who couldn't be prosecuted because the cases were too old, is now seeking t...

Argentina group IDs 130th person taken during dictatorship

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine human rights group says DNA tests have determined the identity of a person taken from his mother as a baby by the country's former dictatorship. This brings...

Europe's populists rebrand but policies remain the same

BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe's far-right and populist parties are rebranding themselves as a new group dubbed Identity and Democracy in the European Parliament — but with many of the same faces and most of ...

Hearing off for man charged with posing as missing child

CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing has been canceled for the 24-year-old man charged with impersonating a long-missing child. A court notice was posted Thursday morning, a few hour...

Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The police chief of Alaska's largest city hurried out of the department's glass building after the ground began to shake. Phone lines jammed and even police radios were spotty...

Central Park 5 prosecutor won't seek renewal of Columbia job

NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer inf...

Cadet to be removed from Army ROTC for 'pro-Nazism' tweets

A cadet will be removed from the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps for posting racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic and "pro-Nazism" messages on social media, an Army official said Wednesday. ...

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing. With...

Photo of the Day: 'Water Tankman'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To express solidarity with protestors in Hong Kong rallying against a proposed law that would allow for the extradition of prisoners to China, Chinese dissident artist Badiucao...