By FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 12 p.m.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday. The head of Zimbabwe's safari association said the killing was unethical and that it couldn't even be classified as a hunt, since the lion killed by an American dentist was lured into the kill zone.
By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 10:15 a.m.
CINCINNATI — A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver, authorities said Wednesday.
By LAURIE KELLMAN and DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 1:20 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. armed forces stand ready to confront Iran, but told lawmakers that a successful implementation of the nuclear agreement with Tehran is preferable to a military strike.
By ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 10 a.m.
CALAIS, France — Migrants rushed the tunnel linking France and England repeatedly for a second night on Wednesday and one man was crushed to death by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions surrounding the thousands of people camped in this northern French port city.
By JULIE PACE, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 10:36 p.m.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped-up U.S. military resources for fighting terror groups and no new initiatives with billions in government backing.
By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 10:34 p.m.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The father of Colorado theater gunman James Holmes said he never suspected his son was mentally ill before the 2012 attack, but he and his wife became increasingly concerned about him when he stopped returning their phone calls.
By SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 10:32 p.m.
FRESNO, Calif. — More than 200 people were ordered from their homes Tuesday when a wildfire jumped a containment line east of California's Napa Valley wine country in one of several blazes burning across the state.
NASHUA, N.H. — Hillary Rodham Clinton dodged questions Tuesday about her positions on trade and the Keystone XL pipeline, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the future of the project opposed by environmentalists remains "undecided when I become president, I will answer your question."
By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 10:26 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry warned skeptical lawmakers not to nix the contentious nuclear deal with Iran, insisting that it includes strict inspections and other safeguards to deter cheating by Tehran.