PHOENIX (AP) — Requests for asylum in the United States along the Southwest border with Mexico have more than doubled over the last three years as immigrants seek legal entry into the country by claiming fear of persecution
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese appeals court overturned a six-year prison sentence against a dissident and halved the jail term of another in a rare show of leniency by the country’s Communist authorities.
The decision followed meetings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Seattle billionaire Chris Hansen, who tried to move the Kings NBA franchise from Sacramento, is behind a secretive effort to thwart the city’s efforts to build a new downtown arena for the professional basketball
DENVER (AP) — An advocacy group for the disabled says a federal judge is giving Hollister Co. until Jan. 1, 2017, to modify the entrances of its stores so they are wheelchair accessible.
Some Hollister stores have entrances
NEW YORK (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty to operating high-stakes illegal New York City poker games with pots regularly reaching tens of thousands of dollars.
Prosecutors say Kirill Rapoport pleaded guilty Friday to conducting an illegal
Eric Hosmer belted home runs in both games against the Tigers as the Royals swept Friday’s day-night doubleheader.
CAIRO (AP) — Fierce street fights and other violence have pushed this week’s death toll in Egypt well past 700.
Officials say Friday’s “Day of Rage” called by the Muslim Brotherhood has resulted in least 82 deaths, including
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge cleared the way Friday for a Nevada tribe to sell hundreds of mustangs that critics say were gathered illegally from public rangelands and likely will end up at foreign slaughterhouses after
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The lawyer for a young Irish woman arrested in Peru for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine to Spain says she was forced to carry the drugs by a gang that threatened her and her
PHOENIX (AP) — Outspoken Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is opposing the appointment of an independent monitor and other moves to address a judge’s finding that his agency racially profiled Latinos, according to a court filing on Friday.