- Who pays for the wall? Dispute clouds Trump's Mexico visit
MEXICO CITY (AP) — On Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank, standing up for the centerpiece of his immigration plan in a country where he is widely despised.
- Mexico angry at president's 'humiliating' meeting with Trump
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president was savaged on social media and in political circles following his joint press conference Wednesday with Donald Trump, with many seeing a national humiliation in his welcoming of a man who has derided migrants as rapists and criminals.
- Clinton pitches her foreign policy to American Legion
CINCINNATI (AP) — Portraying a vote for her as a patriotic act, Hillary Clinton made a vigorous appeal to Republican voters Wednesday, arguing that she would best uphold American values, care for the military and protect national security interests.
- Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America's largest nation and exposed deep rifts among its people on everything from race relations to social spending.
- Slain IS figure was powerful leader with multiple roles
BEIRUT (AP) — With the killing of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State group lost one of its most powerful figures, a militant with multiple roles: A propaganda chief, overseer of spectacular attacks in Europe and a trusted lieutenant of the group's top leader.
- NYPD might not say if officer in chokehold death is punished
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City might never tell the public if the police officer at the center of the Eric Garner chokehold death case is disciplined, the mayor and police commissioner indicated this week after reaching a new interpretation of a 40-year-old state civil rights law.
- GenForward Poll: Young black adults less trusting of police
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young Americans are about equally likely to say they've had an encounter with police, but young black adults are much more likely than whites to say they've been arrested, harassed or know someone who has been, a new GenForward poll said Wednesday.
- Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba
SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) — The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War.
- Uneasy truce holds between Syrian Kurds, Turkey
ISTANBUL (AP) — An uneasy truce between Turkish troops and Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria held on Wednesday, despite Ankara's vow that it would never negotiate with what it calls a "terror organization."
- Chris Brown faces more legal trouble after police standoff
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It seems Chris Brown can't avoid trouble.
- Wimbledon runner-up Raonic stunned by US qualifier at Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Milos Raonic's face was red, his body was the very picture of weariness. His left wrist was bothering him. So was his left thigh.
- Konta collapses on court, comes back to win US Open match
NEW YORK (AP) — Johanna Konta sat on a towel along the baseline, her racket resting by her feet, an ice bag under each arm, chest heaving.
- Players cleared by NFL in PEDs investigation
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without having the specter of a league investigation over whether they used performance-enhancing drugs hanging over their heads.
- AP Explains: National anthem is icon of patriotism, protest
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.
- Late appeal moves NFL concussion case to Supreme Court
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case, filed by the son of an all-star and civil rights activist, has sent the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and delays payouts for at least several months.