• AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politics

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the days after President Donald Trump’s election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense.

  • AP Exclusive: Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse

    SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: years of terror — waged in the name of the Lord.

  • New Mexico tribe puts up land for $160M medicinal greenhouse

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a Delaware-based company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana.

  • Insular Hasidic village seeks to expand, riling neighbors

    KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. (AP) — A quickly crowding Hasidic Jewish village in New York that is working to expand its boundaries faces opposition from neighbors who fear more urban-style development by the insular community could overrun their slice of suburbia.

    Updated: 12:38 pm

  • UEFA fines Dynamo Kiev, Besiktas for crowd violence

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has fined Dynamo Kiev and Besiktas 60,000 euros ($63,500) each for crowd violence at a Champions League match.

  • Jets pound northwest Syria as Geneva talks continue

    BEIRUT (AP) — At least 11 people were killed in airstrikes on Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province on Monday, opposition activists said, in the latest spasm of violence to mar U.N.-brokered talks in Geneva between the Syrian government and the opposition.

  • ‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

    ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — The football coach who chased a shooter from an Ohio school five years ago and prayed with dying victims is uncomfortable with the attention he’s received and says people must remember it was a tragedy that killed three boys and paralyzed a fourth.

    Updated: 8:50 am

  • Drought, hunger push Somalis to flee amid fears of famine

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Her eyes glued to the feeble movements of her malnourished baby with protruding ribs and sunken eyes, Fadumo Abdi Ibrahim struggled to hold back her tears in the stifling and crowded feeding center in Somalia’s capital. She waved a scrap of fabric over him to create a current of air.

    Updated: 6:09 am

  • Iranians welcome Farhadi’s Oscar for best foreign film

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians on Monday cheered the choice of one of their own for the best foreign film Oscar, lauding director Asghar Farhadi’s boycott of the Hollywood ceremony for his film “The Salesman” as an act of defiance against the Trump administration.

  • Correction: Thailand-Tiger Zoo story

    BANGKOK (AP) — In a Feb. 24 story about a new zoo opening next to Thailand’s Tiger Temple, The Associated Press incorrectly said the Buddhist temple was closed. The temple’s tiger operation has been shut down but the temple itself remains open.