- Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law, a judicial rebuke that transgender rights advocates hailed as a victory.
- Ex-wife says Trump campaign CEO made anti-Semitic remarks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press.
- Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.
- US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day.
- Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers acknowledged Friday they might not find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake as they confronted a new obstacle to their recovery work: a powerful aftershock that damaged two key access bridges to hard-hit Amatrice, threatening to isolate it.
- N. Korea says UN condemnation of missile tests 'provocation'
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile test.
- Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller
CHICAGO (AP) — NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was shot and killed in Chicago on Friday while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children.
- Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided
BEIJING (AP) — A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner.
- Girl's killing is New Mexico's latest horrific child death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who police say was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico, which has the nation's highest youth poverty rate and a state government that has had heavily publicized difficulties protecting children from abuse.
- Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms
PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims.
- US Open top seeds Williams, Djokovic coming off injuries
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is "starting to feel a little better." Novak Djokovic is "getting there."
- Patrick Reed builds a 2-shot lead at Bethpage Black
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed's place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning.
- Bowman excited to fill in for Earnhardt again
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Alex Bowman should have plenty of fans this weekend at Michigan International Speedway in his return to NASCAR Sprint Cup racing.
- Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, twice suspended in the minor leagues for violating drug rules, was away from the team Friday following his overnight arrest in Dallas on a drunken driving charge.
- AP source: Chiefs safety Berry reporting to camp Sunday
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — All-Pro safety Eric Berry plans to report to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, giving him two weeks and one preseason game to prepare for the start of the regular season.