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A wedding with flare: 2 men fined over Coast Guard search

PROVIDENCE, R.I.
French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

PARIS (AP) — An estimated 330,000 children were victims of sex abuse within France’s Catholic Church over the past 70 years, according to a major report released Thursday that is France’s first major reckoning with the devastating phenomenon.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren to resign as part of plea deal

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren to resign as part of plea deal

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren agreed to resign shortly before her term ends as part of a deal to settle charges she violated campaign finance rules during her 2017 reelection campaign.
Missouri governor denies clemency to death row inmate

Missouri governor denies clemency to death row inmate

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday declined to grant clemency to death row inmate Ernest Johnson, despite requests for mercy from the pope, two federal lawmakers and thousands of petition signers.
Italy's center-left claim mayoral wins; populists slump

Italy's center-left claim mayoral wins; populists slump

ROME (AP) — Italy’s center-left forces, spearheaded by the Democrats, were sweeping to victory Monday in Milan and other big city mayoral races while clinching a runoff berth in Rome, where the populist 5-Star Movement's Mayor Virginia Raggi faced a
Shots fired on Amtrak train in Arizona; 1 in custody

Shots fired on Amtrak train in Arizona; 1 in custody

One person is in custody after someone opened fire Monday aboard an Amtrak train in Tucson, Arizona, causing passengers to flee, police said. The shooting happened just after 8 a.m. on a train parked at the station in the city's downtown.
2 win medicine Nobel for showing how we react to heat, touch

2 win medicine Nobel for showing how we react to heat, touch

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for their discoveries into how the human body perceives temperature and touch, revelations that could lead to new ways of treating pain or even heart disease.
Jordan's king denies impropriety in luxury home purchases

Jordan's king denies impropriety in luxury home purchases

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II denied Monday any impropriety in his purchase of luxury homes abroad, an effort to contain a budding scandal over reports of lavish spending at a time when he has sought international aid to pull his imp
China flies record 52 planes toward self-ruled Taiwan

China flies record 52 planes toward self-ruled Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China flew 52 fighter planes toward Taiwan on Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days of sustained military harassment against the self-ruled island.

Alabama man charged in slaying of 13-month-old girl

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An east Alabama man charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of a 13-month-old girl also is being charged with marijuana possession, police said.