- It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union
LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world.
- The Latest: British leader confirms Brexit talks triggered
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):
- Raqqa residents trapped by militants ahead of assault
BEIRUT (AP) — As U.S.-backed forces bear down on the de facto capital of the Islamic State group, the militants have taken their strategy of hiding behind civilians further than ever before, effectively using the entire population of Raqqa as human shields.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.
- Fans can look forward to some major changes in NFL games
PHOENIX (AP) — Time to celebrate?
- USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport
While the impending start of the world championships created urgency for USA Hockey and the women's national team to hammer out a deal, the agreement had everything to do with tournaments over the next four years and beyond.
- Vin Scully on opening day: 'I'll probably have things to do'
WASHINGTON (AP) — On Monday, the Dodgers will play their first opening day since 1950 without Vin Scully calling their games. He won't be in the stands. He won't make a point of watching on TV, either.
- Dempsey, Pulisic star again as US ties 1-1 at Panama
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Christian Pulisic was sent tumbling to the ground early on. The 18-year-old phenom bounced back up, and so did the United States.
- Las Vegas welcomes Raiders with open arms, big hopes
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A city famous for its over-the-top persona is eagerly welcoming an NFL franchise that boasts an equally outsized reputation and the promise of big-league legitimacy for the desert gambling oasis, which up to now has seen major sporting events just passing through.