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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A University of Mississippi donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone," the journalism school's dean said.Dean Will Norton Jr. on Saturday said Ed Meek …
BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the American ambassador and the defense attache and recalled its navy commander from a U.S. trip to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions Washington lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment.The Defense …
DALLAS (AP) — A storm system dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death near the University of Texas' campus in nearby Arlington."(A) witness ... stated that the …
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of vehicles slowly approached President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Saturday afternoon, blasting reggaeton and salsa as they drove by. They honked their horns and waved Puerto Rican flags draped from their car windows and trunks. They …
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Maldives is holding its third multiparty presidential elections on Sunday. The Indian Ocean nation of 400,000 has been rife with political turmoil since democracy was introduced just a decade ago.Famed for its white sand beaches and luxury resorts, the Maldives under …
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters.Forecasters predicted the water will continue to rise through the weekend at the L.V. …
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on attack on Iranian military parade(all times local):2:50 a.m.United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is offering condolences to Iranians affected by an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded dozens.A statement issued Saturday …
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say an 11-year-old girl has become the fourth member of her family to die from a shooting rampage by her father, who also killed himself.The Washington Post reports that Mina Kim died Thursday after being gravely wounded in the shooting Monday at …
PHOENIX (AP) — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.The television ad from Democrat David Brill combines video interviews with Gosar-family siblings …
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island.The Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau Executive Director Ross Birch and county Managing Director Will Okabe presented the …
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — A North Carolina man driving more than 200 mph (320 kph) has been killed after his vehicle crashed during a race Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park.Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Glen T. Boyd says the fatality happened about 9:20 a.m. Saturday. The man's name …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have released images of clothing from a clandestine mass grave in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz where 174 human skulls were uncovered in recent weeks.The National Commission of Missing Persons on Friday invited relatives of the missing to look at the …
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire Saturday on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in nearly a decade.Women and children …
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a political ad against an Arizona congressman featuring his siblings (all times local):420 p.m.A Republican congressman in Arizona is firing back at six of his siblings who have urged voters in a TV ad to oust him from office in November.Republican U.S. Rep. Paul …
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say Columbia Gas has agreed to compensate its customers for all losses related to a series of gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley.Town officials in Andover announced Saturday that the utility company will pay claims related to bodily …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to prohibit airlines from charging "unreasonable" fees for changing or canceling tickets.But U.S. House and Senate leaders say they will direct the Federal Aviation Administration to set minimum dimensions for passenger seats as part of a new …
ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Maryland warehouse that killed four people and wounded three others (all times local):5:32 p.m.One of the victims killed in a shooting at a Maryland warehouse had a new job and a new wife.The Baltimore Sun reports that Sunday Aguda had been …
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Florence (all times local):5:40 p.m.Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk is continuing to move west across the eastern Atlantic but does not currently pose any threat to land.In a Saturday evening update, the National Hurricane …
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations, addressing threats ranging from Mideast conflicts to the …
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two people shot by a colleague this week at a Wisconsin software company have been discharged from a Madison hospital, a health system spokesman said Saturday.The two discharged patients were released Friday and a third patient remained hospitalized in fair condition on …

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