- 20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attack
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 of the hostages had been killed during the 10-hour standoff, and officials from Japan said seven of its citizens were unaccounted for.
- The Latest: Bangladesh official says 20 hostages were killed
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka (all times local):
- Seeking post-Brexit calm, Obama walks back UK trade warning
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is backtracking on his warning that Britain would go to the "back of the queue" for a U.S. trade deal, as he tries to contain the fallout of the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union.
- In VP search, Trump and Clinton eye different priorities
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wants a running mate who has what he lacks — political experience. Hillary Clinton is putting a premium on diversity as she searches for a No. 2.
- 'Cajun John Wayne' targets congressional seat
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Body-armored and gripping a high-powered rifle, former Sheriff's Capt. Clay Higgins looks at the camera and leaves no doubt what he thinks of the young men alleged to be members of a violent Louisiana gang called the Gremlins.
- Lynch meeting latest episode to strain Clinton trust
WASHINGTON (AP) — An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton's efforts to convince voters to place their trust in her, highlighting perhaps her biggest vulnerability.
- Attorney general wishes she hadn't met with Bill Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign.
- Bill Clinton and his loose-cannon episodes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long regarded as having one of the shrewdest political minds among recent presidents, Bill Clinton has at times angered and alienated Democrats and Republicans alike while campaigning for his wife, Hillary Clinton.
- The Latest: North Carolina LGBT law left largely intact
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina law limiting protections for the LGBT community (all times local):
- Attention in Istanbul bombing focused on Chechen extremist
ISTANBUL (AP) — Attention focused Friday on whether a Chechen extremist known to be a top lieutenant in the Islamic State group was involved in the suicide attacks that killed 44 people at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport.
- Bolt has injured hamstring, status for Rio Games in doubt
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Usain Bolt's Olympic quest is in doubt, after the sprint superstar left his country's national championships with a hamstring injury shortly before he was going to run the 100-meter final.
- Stroke for stroke: Phelps edges Lochte at US swim trials
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Matching each other stroke for stroke, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte surged to the wall in almost perfect sync.
- Tyson Gay readies for 1 more run at the Olympics
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sprinter Tyson Gay has a new coach and a longer beard to go with a new attitude: He doesn't really care what people think about him.
- NBA players cash in as big free agency period opens
Mike Conley and All-Stars Andre Drummond and DeMar DeRozan are staying put. So are Hassan Whiteside and Nicolas Batum.
- Felix cruises, Sanya says goodbye _ and a Bolt from Jamaica
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Allyson Felix ran through the pain.