• Program enhances Navajo language in tribal courts

    CROWNPOINT, N.M. (AP) — Inside a study room at Navajo Technical University here, a class of seven employees from the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch is taking steps to enhance the Navajo language in tribal courts.

  • APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question what they’ve gotten for their money, especially after the departure of the original lead monitor.

  • US court rules for spiking couple’s lawsuit over erotic book

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has spiked an Ohio couple’s case against companies that distributed an erotic fiction book about a woman’s desire for New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski.

  • Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

    NEW YORK (AP) — Payments to the head of Peruvian soccer were masked under the name “Fiat.” Money for Paraguay’s boss was listed as “Honda.”

  • Council approves audit of court-appointed police monitor

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque City Council has authorized an audit of the court-appointed monitor overseeing reform efforts for the city’s police department.

  • New Mexico Supreme Court to debate textbooks, again

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court will again debate whether the state should use public funds to pay for textbooks at private schools.

  • Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama’s Roy Moore

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold.

  • As sex harassment scandal grows, minorities seldom involved

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men across American life, women and men of color have been largely absent from the national furor.

  • Fighting scandal, Moore stands with homophobic supporters

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies.

  • Adrien Silva’s legal request to play for Leicester refused

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Adrien Silva’s emergency request to be allowed to play for Leicester has been rejected by sport’s highest court.