- Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.
- The Latest: UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.
- The Latest: Ex-prep school senior leaves court after verdict
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):
- Gunman in TV killings remembered as 'professional victim'
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues, leading his former boss to describe him as a "professional victim."
- Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.
- Clerk asks US Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county clerk who has been denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene on her behalf.
- Obama expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday compared tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and said he expects improvements in ties between the longtime allies to come quickly after the accord is implemented.
- Radar detects object believed to be missing Nazi gold train
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World War II.
- What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
NEW YORK (AP) — A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh of the Earth's population.
- Fast-food's new target: The snack attack
NEW YORK (AP) — Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.
- American Pharoah still front and center on racing's stage
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Horse racing hasn't had it this good in years.
- Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82
Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82.
- Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought.
- Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois abruptly fired coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season Friday after an investigation of player mistreatment allegations revealed he had meddled in medical issues and inappropriately treated athletes who remained on scholarship after leaving the team.
- No way he'd quit: Kidney disease can't stop US hurdler
BEIJING (AP) — When the doctors hooked Aries Merritt onto the dialysis machine two years ago, they told him his running days were over.