• Man chased by deputy killed during pursuit in US illegally

    YULEE, Fla. (AP) — A man being chased by a Florida sheriff’s deputy who was fatally struck by a passing SUV during the pursuit told a federal judge he wants to plead guilty to illegally re-entering the United States from Mexico.

  • Imagining Cuba’s human rights situation after Fidel Castro

    In this Dec. 10, 2014, file photo, opposition activists are detained by Cuban security officers before the start of a march marking International Human Rights Day in Havana, Cuba. As the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro was announced on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, it is expected that under his brother Raul, Cuba will continue to move away from jailing political prisoners for extended sentences, instead making thousands of short-term arrests each year that Cuban dissidents say are designed to harass them and disrupt any attempt at political organizations. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

    HAVANA (AP) — He overthrew a strongman, brought his country free health care and education, and enlisted Cubans in what he called fights for freedom from Central America to South Africa. Fidel Castro also maintained a steel grip at home, jailing dissidents and gays, controlling freedom of travel and expression and declaring virtually any activity outside his control to be illegitimate.

  • McPhee, Samuelson lead No. 11 Stanford women to Cancun title

    RIVERIA MAYA, Mexico (AP) — Brittany McPhee scored 22 points and Karlie Samuelson hit six 3-pointers for 20 points and No. 11 Stanford turned back Purdue 78-69 on Saturday to win the Cancun Challenge.