- Clinton, Sanders vigorously agree _ except when they don't
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn't.
- AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors
WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered disputed numbers behind his plan for a government-financed health system.
- Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Looking to take a harder line after North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, officials said Friday.
- Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
MUNICH (AP) — Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short.
- How impoverished but nuclear-armed North Korea earns money
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has cost the impoverished North a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex in response to the North's recent long-range rocket launch to keep its impoverished neighbor from using the money factories provided to fund its nuclear and missile programs.
- In meeting Pope Francis, patriarch asserts Russia's role
MOSCOW (AP) — When Patriarch Kirill meets Pope Francis this week, the historic event will allow the head of the Russian Orthodox Church to assert Russia's leading role in the Eastern Christian world. It may also allow Kirill, a skillful political player with close ties to President Vladimir Putin, to open a new avenue of communication for the Kremlin as it tries to escape Western isolation.
- Flint crisis may help governor ease GOP doubt on Detroit aid
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.
- Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's deadliest prison melee in years.
- Congress bans import of forced labor products
A bill headed for President Barack Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law that has failed to keep products of forced and child labor out of America.
- European shares gain as bank sell-off abates, oil rebounds
TOKYO (AP) — European shares rose Friday, shrugging off a bad day in Asia, as the sell-off in banking shares abated and oil prices rebounded from a 12-year low. But Japan's main stock index lost nearly 5 percent, leading other Asian markets lower.
- NBA All-Star weekend highlights Canada's growing hoops love
TORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn't the only currency that he needed to exchange.
- Thunder beat Pelicans; teams mourn Ingrid Williams' death
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Basketball didn't matter much to Kevin Durant on Thursday night.
- Hoosiers use late surge to upset No. 4 Hawkeyes 85-78
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell wanted the ball Thursday night.
- Unbeaten Nyquist all set to start his Run to the Roses
Ready, set, here comes Nyquist.
- In show-dog circles, breeders in big cities are a small pack
NEW YORK (AP) — In the dog world, Angela Reilly is a rare breed.