Brother: Deaf man shot by state trooper was afraid of police
Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch
WASHINGTON (AP) ? One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics sat in the hands of the reigning National League MVP.
Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) ? Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed.
Crews battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the West
Trump, aiming to widen support, makes pitch to Hispanics
North Korea's Kim praises submarine launch test as a success
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday that his country had achieved the "success of all successes" in launching a missile from a submarine, saying it effectively gave the country a fully equipped nuclear attack capability and put the U.S. mainland within striking distance.
Brazil's Rousseff enters final act of impeachment
Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, faced the final act of an impeachment battle Thursday likely to see the suspended leader of Latin America's biggest economy sacked within days. A Senate trial starting at 9:00 am (1200 GMT)was considered almost sure to result in Rousseff, 68, being found guilty of cooking the budget books to mask the depth of economic problems during her 2014 reelection campaign. If she is removed from office, her former vice president turned rival Michel Temer will be sworn in to serve until 2018, shifting Brazil to the right after 13 years of leftist rule under Rousseff's Workers' Party.
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed
By Helen Murphy and Nelson Acosta BOGOTA/HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels reached a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a five-decade war which once took the resource-rich country to the brink of collapse. Under the historic agreement to end one of the world's longest conflicts, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will lay down arms and reintegrate into civilian life. The accord, which was reached after almost four years of talks in Cuba, sparked celebrations in parks and bars in the Colombian capital, Bogota.
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century war
HAVANA (AP) ? Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a historic deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world's longest-running and bloodiest armed conflicts.
Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months
CHICAGO (AP) ? U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans' early departure from the Rio Olympics.