Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.
Wednesday speech could clarify Trump's immigration policy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally.
GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign is planning its biggest ad buy to date — upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so.
Brazil's Rousseff to address Senate in trial over her future
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fighting to save her job, suspended President Dilma Rousseff addresses the Senate on Monday in a showdown pitting accusations that the she hurt Brazil's economy with budget manipulations against her argument that she did nothing wrong and is being targeted by corrupt lawmakes.
Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's earthquake in Italy.
Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide
MACON, Ga. (AP) — There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.
Police search LA airport, many evacuate as shooter reported
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say they are searching the terminals on Sunday night and social media posts show many people fleeing Los Angeles International Airport amid rumors of a possible shooting.
More than 300 at wake for 2 nuns killed in Mississippi
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — More than 300 people came to a small church Sunday evening to say farewell to two nuns killed in their Mississippi home, even though more than half had to watch the service called vigil for the deceased on a monitor outside.
Turkey-backed rebels expel Kurdish forces from Syrian towns
BEIRUT (AP) — Rebels backed by Turkey made major gains Sunday in northern Syria, expelling Kurdish-led forces from towns and villages as part of a determined campaign by Ankara to push the militants east of the Euphrates River.
Playing with sports concussion doubles recovery time: Study
CHICAGO (AP) — Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.