• Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over areas taken under control by Kurdish militias three years ago to defend the oil city of Kirkuk against the Islamic State group.

  • 231 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll could continue to rise.

  • Los Angeles honors Tommy Lasorda as Dodgers enter NLCS

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the Dodgers head into Game 1 of the NL Championship Series, the Los Angeles City Council has honored former manager Tommy Lasorda with a celebration of his recent 90th birthday.

  • In NY town, parents may do time if their child does crime

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — First came the sucker-punch to their 13-year-old son from an older boy outside a dollar store.

  • Santa Fe agrees to negotiations in conquistador controversy

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Native Americans leaders from pueblo tribes across New Mexico are taking their grievances about an annual conquistador pageant in Santa Fe directly to the mayor and Roman Catholic officials, city officials announced Monday.

  • Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to say arrivederci to Christopher Columbus?