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EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A man who disappeared on the last day of his 2008 murder trial has been captured in Mexico and returned to Texas, authorities said.Hidalgo County prosecutors said in a news release Friday that 35-year-old Oscar Davila Rodriguez was returned to the U.S. Wednesday. The …
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):1:20 p.m.Crews searching for remains of people after the devastating Northern California wildfire are stepping up their efforts ahead of rains forecast for later this week that could complicate their work.A team of …
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local):3:45 p.m.U.S. Sen Bill Nelson says in giving up his re-election bid that "things worked out a little differently than ... I had hoped."The veteran Capitol Hill Democrat conceded his razor-thin race Sunday to …
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say they're investigating after a photo was posted online showing one of the park's geothermal features from a drone, which is illegal.The Jackson Hole News & Guide reported the photo of Grand Prismatic Spring was …
MACAU (AP) — Teenage driver Sophia Floersch will undergo surgery for a spinal fracture after a spectacular airborne crash in the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix on Sunday.The 17-year-old German tweeted: "Just wanted to let everybody know that I am fine but will be going into Surgery tomorrow …
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday, ceding a razor-thin race to the outgoing governor after a tense …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Advocates are demanding answers in the killing of a 30-year-old hip-hop artist by Salt Lake City police.KTVX-TV reports that dozens of people demonstrated on Saturday to protest the shooting of Cody Belgard.The group Utah Against Police Brutality and the Rose Park Brown …
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The communications minister of Cyprus says a rare 6th-century portrait mosaic of St. Mark which was looted from an Orthodox Christian church more than four decades ago has returned intact to the Mediterranean island nation.Minister Vassiliki Anastassiadou said the …
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia has sought asylum in Uruguay's diplomatic mission hours after a judge retained his passport as part of a corruption probe, Peru's foreign ministry announced Sunday.The ministry said it was informed by Uruguay's ambassador that Garcia …
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Searchers combing a Northern California town leveled by a deadly wildfire stepped up their efforts Sunday ahead of rains forecast later this week in the fire zone where 76 bodies have been recovered so far.While the rain would help tamp down the blaze, it could also …
DENVER (AP) — A United Airlines plane veered partly off a taxiway at the Denver airport, but no injuries were reported.Denver International Airport spokeswoman Mindy Crane says the incident occurred Saturday evening.She says United Flight 1941 from Tucson, Arizona, had landed and was headed …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state.In what had been the last undecided House contest in California, Cisneros beat Republican …
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel consulted Sunday on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe's defense, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their …
TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson ends re-election bid after decades in Congress, concedes to Republican Rick Scott.
LONDON (AP) — British authorities say they found nine suspected migrants from Iran after they landed on a coast in southeastern England.The Home Office said the group landed Sunday at Folkstone, near the town of Dover, on an inflatable boat. It said they will be "processed in line with …
The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2019 , as provided by the Office of the American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust:Hadeel Abdallah, Lexington, Kentucky (University of Kentucky)Rayan A.R. Alsemeiry, Mesa, Arizona (Yale University)Vidal M. Arroyo, Rancho Santa Margarita, California …
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Singer-songwriter and albino activist Salif Keita assembled an international forum on protecting albino people in Africa and dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May.More than 100 politicians, diplomats …
BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of American Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class.The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday the 32 students selected to start classes next fall include 21 women, and that almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford …
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Tijuana residents have congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived there via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S.The locals waved Mexican …
PARIS (AP) — Holdouts refusing to end protests of fuel tax hikes continued to slow traffic around France as the number of injuries from the weekend demonstrations climbed to at least 409 — 14 of them serious, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said Sunday.Grassroots protesters, …

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