Europe horse meat scam: At least 66 people arrested

BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities have arrested at least 66 people in a European food scam which sold horse meat unfit for human consumption. European Union police coordinating organization Europol announced Sunday that eight nations cooperated in the operation. In Spain, 65...

White House planning 'Made in America' week

AP Photo/Seth Wenig PISCATAWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (AP) — Plagued by daily revelations related to the escalating Russia investigations, the White House is dubbing the coming week “Made in America week” as it tries to focus on issues that matter to the...

Merkel's challenger: Germany should invest in infrastructure

AP Photo/Michael Sohn BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s challenger in Germany’s national election called Sunday for the government to be obliged to invest a set amount in infrastructure such as roads, railways and schools. Under Merkel, Germany has made...

Burns sees Vietnam War as virus, documentary as vaccination

AP Photo/Eddie Adams HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Filmmaker Ken Burns views the Vietnam War as a virus that infected Americans with an array of chronic illnesses – alienation, a lack of civil discourse, mistrust of government and each other. And he hopes his new documentary...

Schumer asking Amtrak to discard the idea of shrinking seats

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking Amtrak to discard the idea of creating new economy seating with reduced legroom aboard its trains. Schumer says in a statement Sunday that Amtrak should find other ways to save money without burdening passengers. Outgoing...

Detroit's '67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate sound

AP Photo/Paul Sancya DETROIT (AP) — It wasn’t sweet music that brought Martha Reeves to the microphone at the Fox Theatre that day in July 1967; it was brutal reality. Detroit was burning. Headlining a string of shows for a hometown crowd, the singer of...

At least 4 dead in flash floods at Arizona swimming hole

PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A rural fire chief says at least four people were found dead and about a dozen more are missing after flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. Water Wheel Fire and Medical District Fire...

Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son’s Russia meeting

In this photo taken July 11, 2017, Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on his Fox News Channel television program, in New York. A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump’s son, marking another shift in the...

More hurdles as Senate again delays vote on GOP health bill

FILE – In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, during the committee’s confirmation hearing for Nay Secretary nominee Richard Spencer. Surgeons in Phoenix said they...

8 is enough: Federer gets record-breaking Wimbledon title

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after beating Croatia’s Marin Cilic in the Men’s Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Sunday, July 16, 2017. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool Photo via AP) LONDON (AP)...