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Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police announced the arrests of two people Saturday in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. One woman was killed and another was wounded by gunfire Friday night following an argument in a...

 

NRA appeals ruling that it must use real names in lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The National Rifle Association is appealing a ruling that required it to disclose the names of two teenagers that it wants to include in a lawsuit challenging Florida's new gun law. This latest legal move has resulted in a...

 

Parkland students on Texas: "They're part of this now"

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, are expressing outrage and heartbreak after authorities said a student killed 10 people Friday at a high school in Texas. The attack at Santa Fe High School is the...

 

Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord, a prominent...

 

Scientists launch study on wind farm's effects on wildlife

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Scientists in Wyoming have launched a six-year study of the effect of wind-energy development on pronghorn antelopes. Officials from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the Washington blame game

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deflect blame for the bad things. Take undue credit for the good things. When President Donald Trump and his environmental chief sat down with different audiences this past week, the blame game was on display. So was some...

 

US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of American goods and services, according to a joint statement Saturday from the rival economic powers trying to lower...

 

Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chaos among House Republicans this past week on immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for a party that badly needs unity heading into the elections in November that will decide control of Congress. GOP...

 

All-terrain wheelchair bringing Medford man outdoors

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Casey Moore's withered right hand pushes the small joystick that thrusts a special wheelchair down a TouVelle State Park trail, with the chair's tracks carrying him over rocks and thick grass. "It feels like I'm driving a mini...

 

New technology helping Kalispell business care for cows

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — For the past three years, the cows that make milk for the owners of Kalispell Kreamery have been sporting high-tech ear tags — the latest technology in the bovine world. The tags, which look like orange plastic clips about...

 

AP Explains: What's changing under new data privacy rules

Europe's new data and privacy rules take effect a week from Friday, clarifying individual rights to the personal data collected by companies around the world for targeted advertising and other purposes. Years in the making, the rules are prompting...

 

Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava oozing out of cracks for two weeks in rural Hawaii neighborhoods took on new characteristics as fresher magma mixed with decades-old magma, sending a flow toward the ocean Saturday. Since a first fissure opened in a...

 

Science-themed YouTuber takes plea deal in explosives case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who runs a science-themed YouTube channel with more than 9 million subscribers has agreed to make at least two videos about safety or legal risk as part of a plea deal with prosecutors. Jonathan Grant Thompson, 37,...

 

Roo-ting out trouble: Rogue S Carolina kangaroo nabbed again

CLARKS HILL, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's most talented escape artist may be a kangaroo. News outlets report the McCormick County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that a mischievous marsupial was roaming the county for the second time in three...

 

Ammo box falls from military chopper, crashes into school

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine how a box of ammunition fell from a military helicopter and crashed through the roof of an elementary school in Texas. The Ysleta Independent School District says no one was injured when...

 

Guess who's coming to Windsor? Royal ceremony weds cultures

BURLINGTON, New Jersey (AP) — With a gospel choir, black cellist and bishop, Oprah, Serena and Idris Elba in the audience and an African-American mother-of-the-bride, Saturday's wedding of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle was a blend...

 

1 dead, 1 injured in cougar attack in Washington state

NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state, officials said. Authorities said the two men were on a morning bike ride in the foothills...

 

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

BALTIMORE (AP) — Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. The roar from the crowd was delayed, hushed by the thick fog that enveloped the track. When Justify emerged from the haze in view of the...

 

A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

WINDSOR, England (AP) — The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more...

 

Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

HAVANA (AP) — The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life Saturday, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts with 113 people on board. In the first offic...

 

Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair

GREGORY KATZ and DAVID RISINGWINDSOR, England (AP) — Nothing quite captured the trans-Atlantic nature of Saturday's royal wedding as much as the guest preacher whose sermon brought American flair to a very English church service. The Most Rev. Mich...

 

Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump returned to the White House in "high spirits" on Saturday following a weeklong hospitalization for kidney treatment, a lengthy stay that raised questions about whether the first lady's condition may have been more...

 

Americans fete royal wedding in pubs, hotels and homes

NEW YORK (AP) — From pubgoers in pajamas to merrymakers in finery at a posh hotel, Americans cheered and teared up Saturday as they watched Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in a royal wedding with trans-Atlantic resonance. People gathered at...

 

Love and fire: Text of Michael Curry's royal wedding address

WINDSOR, England (AP) — And now in the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. From the Song of Solomon, in the Bible: "Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love is strong as...

 

CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrutiny of the 33-year spy career of new CIA director Gina Haspel has focused on her undercover role in the harsh interrogation of suspected terrorists, but she cut her teeth in intelligence operations against Russia. She's sure...

 

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