New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American history, in ways both devout and festive. Church bells rang and brass bands played as people across the storm-ravaged coast remembered the past and looked tothe future.
Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 7
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 200, civil defense officials in the kingdom said.
Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy
HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine Sunday what may have motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy filling his patrol car with gas in what authorities believe was a targeted killing.
AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week.
Police say Bangkok bombing suspect is not cooperating
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Sunday the man arrested in connection with Bangkok's deadly bombing was being uncooperative, possibly not telling the truth to interrogators and would remain in military custody for at least seven days.
Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams
ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents, catching their breath, fresh from evading border police.
Donald Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday.
In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy
WASHINGTON (AP) — With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.
Dominica digs out from storm damage that killed at least 20
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged through mud, rocks and uprooted trees Saturday to reach communities cut off by a tropical storm that killed at least 20 people and left nearly 50 missing in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.
Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game
ATLANTA (AP) — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.
A humorous slant on the top news of the day, Jon Stewart reports on the foibles and fumbles of the real world watch