Q&A: Oversight of private security guards varies by state

The Orlando nightclub shooting has renewed discussion about the oversight of private security guards after revelations that the shooter, Omar Mateen, was a guard who had been investigated by the FBI. Some answers to common questions about private security guards: — ARE...

In Greece, left government's opponents copy protest tactics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Critics of Greece’s leftwing government reckon they have the ingredients to copy their opponents’ tactics: An angry electorate, a trending hashtag, and a call to demonstrate outside Parliament. Several thousand anti-government protesters...

Settlement: NY art collector owns 1931 Picasso sculpture

NEW YORK (AP) — The settlement of a New York court case calls for a 1931 sculpture of Picasso’s mistress to be owned by New York art collector Leon Black rather than the royal Qatari family. The deal was announced Wednesday in a joint statement by all parties. It ends...

Wesleyan creates scholarship honoring 'Hamilton' stars

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University has established a scholarship honoring alumni Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail, the creative forces behind the Broadway smash “Hamilton.” The school announced the Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity on...

New Ohio Law Extends Foster-care Eligibility Age To 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Foster-care eligibility in Ohio has been extended to age 21 under a bill signed into law by Gov. John Kasich that’s intended to provide more support for young people as they move into adulthood. The bill signed into law this week is similar to...

Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

An Egyptian journalist holds a candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists’ Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The cause of Thursday’s crash of the EgyptAir jet...

Gordie Howe’s life and legacy celebrated at Detroit funeral

Interior of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament during the funeral for late hockey legend Gordie Howe, Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, Pool) DETROIT (AP) — Gordie Howe could break a lobster claw with his fingers, one of his sons said,...

Gordie Howe’s life and legacy celebrated at Detroit funeral

Interior of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament during the funeral for late hockey legend Gordie Howe, Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, Pool) DETROIT (AP) — Gordie Howe could break a lobster claw with his fingers, one of his sons said,...

The Latest: Sheriff says gator attack “not survivable.”

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on search for boy dragged away by alligator (all times local): 12:20 Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings says Walt Disney World has been providing “amazing” support as they search for the body...

The Latest: Sheriff says gator attack “not survivable.”

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on search for boy dragged away by alligator (all times local): 12:20 Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings says Walt Disney World has been providing “amazing” support as they search for the body...