- Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago.
- Residents across Gulf remember Katrina's might, recovery
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells and the uplifting sounds of brass bands and music, residents across Mississippi and Louisiana Saturday will pay homage to those who died in Hurricane Katrina, thank those who came to rebuild and celebrate how far the region has come from that devastating day when the hurricane struck.
- Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean
HAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.
- Deputy ambushed, fatally shot at Houston gas station
HOUSTON (AP) — The search for the suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station continued Saturday morning, authorities said.
- In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy
WASHINGTON (AP) — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.
- The Latest: Al-Jazeera vows to free journalists in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):
- On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time
The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts.
- 38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said on Saturday.
- As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.
- Bolt perfect yet again at worlds; Eaton sets world record
BEIJING (AP) — Usain Bolt is perfect yet again.
- Being home team can be blessing and curse for Lewisberry
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Kaden Peifer and his Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, teammates use the same word over and over when describing what it's like to be playing two hours from home in front of 35,000 fans at the Little League World Series.
- Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott
ATLANTA (AP) — Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
- Spieth loses No. 1 ranking with missed cut
EDISON, N.J. (AP) — By the end of the week, Jordan Spieth might be No. 1 in just one major category — the PGA Tour money list. He has earned just under $10.4 million this year, so missing the cut at The Barclays is not likely to keep him up at night.
- Vin Scully to return for record 67th year with Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year.
- Brady throws 2 INTs, 1 TD, Patriots beat Panthers 17-16
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — At least for one series Tom Brady looked like Tom Brady again.