• Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump’s travel ban

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor.”

  • AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back’s fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.

  • AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

    Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running back’s six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday night.

  • The Latest: US military downplays fighting in Iraq’s Kirkuk

    KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have moved into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk as Kurdish forces have pulled out (all times local):

  • Catalan leader’s letter doesn’t clarify independence status

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Monday morning deadline came and went without the president of the Catalonia region clarifying whether he had declared independence from Spain, and the Spanish government says he now has until Thursday to backtrack on any steps the region has taken toward secession.

  • Opposition vies for landmark victory in polarized Venezuela

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s National Electoral Council said candidates for the socialist movement founded by the late President Hugo Chavez won nearly all of the 23 governorships up for grabs in Sunday’s regional elections. Opposition leaders disputed the accuracy of the vote count.

  • US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The long and brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing the state and federal agencies that have to pay for the army of ground crews and machinery required to fight them.

  • New Mexico candidate says she’s working to resolve tax liens

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A candidate for New Mexico lieutenant governor says she’s working to resolve over $15,000 of unpaid Utah tax bills that she says stem from confusion over filing taxes jointly with her husband, who lives in Utah.

  • Elliott attorneys to seek new hearing before appeals court

    DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL’s six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations.

  • Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book’s first black superhero, the Black Panther.