• Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

    LONDON (AP) — Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer.

  • Report: Texas city to pay family $850,000 for fatal shooting

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas city will pay $850,000 to the family of an unarmed black college football player who was shot and killed by a white police officer responding to an August 2015 burglary call at a car dealership.

  • Manchester police hunt for accomplices; victims young as 8

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack could be “imminent,” thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert — the latest apparent target of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the West.

    Updated: 6:01 pm

  • A year before World Cup, Russian clubs battle financial woes

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kuban Krasnodar’s fans hoped that signing Andrei Arshavin would herald long-awaited success for their club. The local governor hoped for a pre-election boost.

  • Repairs study set for Evansville’s 102-year-old Bosse Field

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An evaluation is planned on Evansville’s 102-year-old baseball stadium after state lawmakers approved allowing a special tax for needed repairs.

  • Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Reformist candidates have reportedly swept municipal elections in the Iranian capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term.

  • New rule gradually bringing corporate tax breaks to light

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.

  • In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone _ Lee last

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts.

  • New Mexico county could lose millions with proposed food tax

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Officials in San Juan County say the outcome of an upcoming special legislative session could force drastic changes in the county’s own budget.

  • Argentine capital seeks to improve iconic Villa 31 slum

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Miguel Molina lives in a windowless brick shack in the heart of Buenos Aires’ iconic Villa 31 shantytown, just blocks from the high fashion stores and luxury hotels of one of the wealthiest areas of Argentina’s capital.