Deputy slain in Mississippi rampage had worked in ministry

Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents’ home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in...

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

President Donald Trump speaks at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 29, 2017, during a Memorial Day ceremony. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the...

Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

Demonstrators march in the Texas Capitol on Monday, May 29, 2017, protesting the state’s newly passed anti-sanctuary cities bill in Austin, Texas. Opponents call Texas’ anti-sanctuary cities law a “show your papers” law since it empowers police to inquire...

Trial near for sect members accused of beating away demons

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (AP) — It has been nearly 4½ years since Matthew Fenner said he was beaten in a church sanctuary by a group of congregants hell-bent on expelling his “homosexual demons.” After countless twists and turns, the long-delayed, high-profile...

Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative session

Demonstrators march in the Texas Capitol on Monday, May 29, 2017, protesting the state’s newly passed anti-sanctuary cities bill in Austin, Texas. Opponents call Texas’ anti-sanctuary cities law a “show your papers” law since it empowers police to inquire...

Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, speaks to Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Galerie des Batailles (Gallery of Battles) at the Versailles Palace as they arrive for a joint press conference following their meeting in Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29,...

A sampling of VA drug-theft prosecutions

Government data obtained by The Associated Press show more cases of opioid drug theft or missing prescriptions at Veterans Affairs health facilities despite new prevention efforts. The VA inspector general’s office opened 36 new criminal investigations into possible drug...

AP Exclusive: Dozens of new VA drug-theft cases probed

FILE – In this June 21, 2013 file photo, the Veterans Affairs Department in Washington. Federal authorities have launched dozens of new criminal investigations into possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the...

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge, released

This image provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, May 29, 2017, shows Tiger Woods. Police in Florida say Tiger Woods has been arrested for DUI. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says on its website that the golf great was arrested Monday...

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

Brittany Jacobs, left, watches as her 8-year-old son Christian Jacobs meets President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Arlington, Va. Jacobs father, Marine Sgt. Christopher Jacobs, was killed in...