- Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages
LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.
- Rohingya seek better life in Malaysia, but reality is stark
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than in Thailand.
- Stunning 36 percent rise in US visits to Cuba since January
HAVANA (AP) — The thaw in relations between the U.S. and Cuba has led to a stunning 36 percent increase in visits by Americans to the island, including thousands who are flying into Cuba from third countries like Mexico in order to sidestep U.S. restrictions on tourism.
- Americans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism ban
HAVANA (AP) — "Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No." That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with Americans, from the Floridita bar, where they pose for photos with a bust of Ernest Hemingway, to the Rum Museum, where they swig rum samples after trudging through dim displays of old casks.
- AP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said.
- Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.
- California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
- Obama at Arlington: Never stop paying tribute to the fallen
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.
- AP PHOTOS: US reflects on veterans' sacrifices
During Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama spoke about the sacrifices made by the nation's veterans — and felt by their loved ones.
- Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night.
- Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.
- Venus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens
PARIS (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.
- The Latest: Venus snubs media after French Open loss
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- Brewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a late-night arrival, the San Francisco Giants thought they'd quickly caught a bizarre break — Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on his home run trot.