- In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic
KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) â President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up call on global warming.
- Guatemala president ordered detained in corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan judge issued an order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in a government corruption scandal that has thrown the country into turmoil.
- Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into Europe.
- Kentucky clerk gets help from GOP state Senate president
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican president of the Kentucky state Senate has asked a federal judge to withhold his ruling ordering a county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
- Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Associated Press survey of nearly a dozen big cities reveals emergency planning for crude oil trains remains a work in progress.
- Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened.
- Sony, back in the crosshairs, defends 'Concussion'
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year after the devastating hacking attack that leaked thousands of emails, Sony Pictures Entertainment again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the upcoming Will Smith film about head trauma and the NFL, "Concussion."
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Decision day may be at hand for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.