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Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

WASHINGTON — Vice-President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots.
'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood p
S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea and Japan on Friday failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies, as Seoul called for an investigation by the United Nations or
Feds bring new sex-crime charges against singer R. Kelly

Feds bring new sex-crime charges against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO — R.
Paul Ryan's public support of Trump masked GOP struggle

Paul Ryan's public support of Trump masked GOP struggle

WASHINGTON — What's so stunning about former House Speaker Paul Ryan's new admissions regarding President Donald Trump is that his story is now so ordinary.
Acosta exits; Trump's big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

Acosta exits; Trump's big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

WASHINGTON — Adding to the lengthy list of departures from President Donald Trump's Cabinet, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he's stepping down amid the tumult over his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey E
California exhibit paints Ed Hardy as artist, tattoo pioneer

California exhibit paints Ed Hardy as artist, tattoo pioneer

SAN FRANCISCO — When people hear the name Ed Hardy, they likely think of the flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing that rocketed to popularity in the 2000s, appearing on the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and cast members from the reali
Argentine Rocker sentenced to 22 years for abusing minors

Argentine Rocker sentenced to 22 years for abusing minors

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine court has sentenced a rock musician to 22 years in prison for sexually abusing minors. The court ruled Friday that Cristian Aldana was guilty of abuse in four out of seven cases where he was accused.
Hearing scheduled in Mario Batali indecent assault case

Hearing scheduled in Mario Batali indecent assault case

BOSTON — A hearing has been scheduled for next month in the indecent assault and battery case against celebrity chef Mario Batali. Batali did not appear at a brief pre-trial hearing in a Boston courtroom on Friday. He had waived his right to appear.
11 years after epic, Federer tops Nadal in Wimbledon semis

11 years after epic, Federer tops Nadal in Wimbledon semis

WIMBLEDON, England — After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line. One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return.