• Legal experts review Black Minnesota teen’s life sentence

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An independent panel of national legal experts will review the conviction of an African American man sentenced as a teenager to life in prison for the murder of a little girl struck by a stray bullet, Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions and the New York-based Innocence Project announced Monday.

  • Indians, other teams pressured after Redskins drop nickname

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The spotlight for change is shining on the Cleveland Indians.

  • Immigration courts reopen despite rising coronavirus cases

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Three immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the small courtrooms are located.

  • Protest in Pennsylvania after cop uses knee to restrain man

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Activists against police brutality expressed outrage and demanded accountability Monday after video emerged over the weekend of an officer placing his knee on a man’s head and neck area outside a Pennsylvania hospital.

  • 4 charged in Los Angeles death of rising rapper Pop Smoke

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men and two teens have been charged in the death of rising rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed during a Los Angeles home-invasion robbery in February, the district attorney’s office said Monday.

  • New Mexico man facing new charge related to protest melee

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico prosecutors on Monday amended a complaint against a man who opened fire after a fight broke out as protesters tried to tear down a statue of a Spanish conquistador, charging him with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after one protester was shot and injured.

  • Rollover crash near Deming leaves 2 children dead

    DEMING, N.M. (AP) —

  • Mayor: US Marshals investigate shooting at Portland protest

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service is investigating after a protester was hospitalized in critical condition over the weekend after being hit in the head by a less-lethal round fired by a federal law enforcement officer, authorities said Monday.

  • Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

    Benchmark U.S. crude oil for August delivery fell 45 cents to settle at $40.10 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for September delivery fell 52 cents to $42.72 a barrel.

  • In Egypt, volunteers make meals with love for virus patients

    Fatma Youssef stuffs rice, chicken or meat and vegetables into boxes spread on her dining table — tens of them in the last few weeks. On some, she scribbles “Be well” in Arabic; on others, she writes “Together, we will get through this.”