• Bangladesh reinstalls justice statue that irked Islamists

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A sculptor says authorities in Bangladesh have reinstalled a Lady Justice statue near the country’s Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners.

  • Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said.

  • Messi loses Supreme Court appeal over tax-fraud conviction

    MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi has lost his Supreme Court appeal over a tax-fraud conviction in Spain.

  • High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s ruling that two North Carolina congressional districts relied too heavily on race should give voting-rights advocates a potent tool to fight other electoral maps drawn to give Republicans an advantage in the state.

  • Correction: Alabama Redistricting story

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a story May 19 about redistricting in the Alabama Legislature, The Associated Press reported erroneously that race was used in drawing new district lines.