- Who pays for the wall? Dispute clouds Trump's Mexico visit
MEXICO CITY (AP) — On Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank, standing up for the centerpiece of his immigration plan in a country where he is widely despised.
- Mexico angry at president's 'humiliating' meeting with Trump
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president was savaged on social media and in political circles following his joint press conference Wednesday with Donald Trump, with many seeing a national humiliation in his welcoming of a man who has derided migrants as rapists and criminals.
- Clinton pitches her foreign policy to American Legion
CINCINNATI (AP) — Portraying a vote for her as a patriotic act, Hillary Clinton made a vigorous appeal to Republican voters Wednesday, arguing that she would best uphold American values, care for the military and protect national security interests.
- Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America's largest nation and exposed deep rifts among its people on everything from race relations to social spending.
- Slain IS figure was powerful leader with multiple roles
BEIRUT (AP) — With the killing of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State group lost one of its most powerful figures, a militant with multiple roles: A propaganda chief, overseer of spectacular attacks in Europe and a trusted lieutenant of the group's top leader.
- Wimbledon runner-up Raonic stunned by US qualifier at Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Milos Raonic's face was red, his body was the very picture of weariness. His left wrist was bothering him. So was his left thigh.
- Konta collapses on court, comes back to win US Open match
NEW YORK (AP) — Johanna Konta sat on a towel along the baseline, her racket resting by her feet, an ice bag under each arm, chest heaving.
- Players cleared by NFL in PEDs investigation
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without having the specter of a league investigation over whether they used performance-enhancing drugs hanging over their heads.
- AP Explains: National anthem is icon of patriotism, protest
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.
- Late appeal moves NFL concussion case to Supreme Court
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case, filed by the son of an all-star and civil rights activist, has sent the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and delays payouts for at least several months.