Charlottesville covers Confederate statue with black shroud
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Workers in Charlottesville shrouded a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in black on Wednesday, a move intended to symbolize the city's mourning for a woman killed while protesting a violent white nationalist rally earlier this month.
Swedish journalist's torso found in submarine death mystery
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Journalist Kim Wall had reported on conflicts, crises and natural disasters around the world. Earlier this month, she set out to sea from laid-back Copenhagen for a story about an eccentric Danish inventor and his home-made submarine.
Egypt's leader, US envoy meet after cut in American aid
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns.