- GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate.
- Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze — one of 20 wildfires burning in California.
- Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
NEW YORK (AP) — These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.
- Egypt's disaffected youth increasingly calling for violence
CAIRO (AP) — The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.
- Mission at Hiroshima's dome: Saving blasted bits of history
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other reminders of the city that was here seven decades ago.
- New Hampshire officials probing tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Safety officials in New Hampshire worked through the night investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed two spectators and injured at least 22 other people.
- Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.
- DA: Authorities eyeing revenge motive in courthouse shooting
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — William A. Wells was a former firefighter who had never been in any more serious legal trouble than some traffic tickets— until his mother was shot.
- Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.
- 50 Cent says expenses $108,000 a month; $72,000 for mansion
HARTFORD, CONN. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening.
- Use of batboys and girls suspended after 9-year-old's death
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.
- Sjostrom and Hosszu set world marks at swim championships
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.
- What's going on with American Pharoah after Haskell win
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.
- Beltre has 3rd career cycle for Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre had his third career cycle Monday night, becoming the first major league player since the 1930s to accomplish that feat.
- Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Call him the real-life Crash Davis.