- In Gaza lull, residents return to destroyed areas
BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull Saturday to find large-scale destruction: scores of homes were pulverized, wreckage blocked roads and power cables dangled in the streets.
- Russia: EU sanctions weaken anti-terrorism efforts
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia lashed out Saturday at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight against international terrorism, and accused the United States of spreading flagrant lies about Russia's alleged involvement in the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
- AP Essay: Air tragedies bring grief without order
LONDON (AP) — When air travel goes wrong, the modern world has given us a script to follow.
- US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.
- Some in 'torture' report denied chance to read it
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
- In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future
HONG KONG (AP) — As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.
- Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) â Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts. Lavish buffets and cellphone apps.
- Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.
- Police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three siblings and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim. Another woman was hurt but is in stable condition.
- Davis homers in 10th, Orioles edge Mariners 2-1
SEATTLE (AP) — After leading the majors with 53 homers and 138 RBIs last year, Chris Davis has struggled to follow up his huge season at the plate.
- Browns' Manziel: "I've made some rookie mistakes"
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming. So the Browns quarterback struck first.
- Marshawn Lynch missing as Seahawks camp begins
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch famously said during Super Bowl week that he was "all about that action, boss."
- Houston WR Andre Johnson reports to camp
HOUSTON (AP) — Andre Johnson had some issues with the Houston Texans.
- Gronk's back: Star tight end practices with Pats
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski ran short routes, caught passes and jogged back to the line of scrimmage.
- White Sox: Reinsdorf hospitalized in Cooperstown
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox say owner Jerry Reinsdorf has been hospitalized after feeling lightheaded in Cooperstown, New York.