- Nevada GOP Rep. Joe Heck to run for Reid's US Senate seat
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican Rep. Joe Heck on Monday entered the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Nevada Democrat Harry Reid, setting in motion what could be one of the top Senate races of 2016.
- Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people filled a park in Ecuador's main port city Monday for Pope Francis' first big event of his three-nation South American tour, hoping for a glimpse of Latin America's first pope returning to his home soil for a Mass dedicated to the family.
- Obama at Pentagon for meetings on Islamic State
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made a rare visit to the Pentagon Monday to get an update from military leaders on the campaign against the Islamic State.
- Scot Breithaupt, BMX pioneer, found dead in California
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a body found in a tent in a vacant lot in the California desert city of Indio has been identified as Scot Alexander Breithaupt, a pioneer in the sport of bicycle motocross known as BMX.
- 'Stunning' number of large drug doses by doctor, expert says
DETROIT (AP) — Patients of a Detroit-area doctor received "stunning" doses of a powerful, expensive drug that exposed them to life-threatening infections, an expert testified Monday as a judge heard details about a cancer specialist who fleeced insurance companies and harmed hundreds of people.
- Atlantic City betting big on non-gambling attractions
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working.
- Police: Maryland boy dies after being beaten for eating cake
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after he was allegedly handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.
- The Latest: Pope focuses homily on family in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:
- Correction: Russia-Ukraine-Gas story
MOSCOW (AP) — In a story July 1 about Gazprom halting gas supplies to Ukraine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Russia offered Ukraine a price of $247 per cubic meter. The price offered was per thousand cubic meters.
- Mexico rescues 12 Cubans from makeshift raft
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican Navy says it has rescued 12 Cuban men who were found aboard a makeshift raft off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.
- Israel arrests 6 Bedouin for supporting Islamic State group
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet security agency says it has arrested six Bedouin for establishing a cell supportive of the Islamic State group.
- The Latest: European Central Bank keeps Greece credit steady
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the Greek referendum (all times local):
- Police search for missing baby of man who jumped off bridge
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police searched Monday for a 7-month-old boy who may have been with his father when the man jumped from a bridge into a river.
- Regional leaders urge Burundi to delay elections by 2 weeks
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Regional leaders are urging Burundi's government to delay presidential elections by two weeks as the central African country grapples with violence sparked by the president's bid for a third term.
- A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) â Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus â older, taller, stronger â who usually beat Serena.