• Detainees held without charges decry Emiratis’ sexual abuses

    CAIRO (AP) — The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind headdresses, but their accents were clearly foreign — from the United Arab Emirates. They lined up the detainees and ordered them to undress and lie down. The officers then searched the anal cavity of each prisoner, claiming that they were looking for contraband cellphones.

  • 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

    BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected “smuggling event” crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said.

  • Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.

  • Russia’s World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

    MOSCOW (AP) — When a taxi driver suddenly rammed into pedestrians near Red Square, despite intense security measures around Russian cities for the World Cup, fans and other visitors asked themselves: Are we safe?

  • ‘Jeopardy!’ winner could get prison for sneaking into emails

    ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — A seven-time “Jeopardy!” winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administrators and students.

  • Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A microscopic thread of DNA evidence in a public genealogy database led California authorities to declare this spring they had caught the Golden State Killer, the rapist and murderer who had eluded authorities for decades.

  • Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter’s household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety.

  • Long-time Norwich U hockey coach retiring at 23 years

    NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — The hockey coach at Vermont’s Norwich University is retiring after 23 years leading the men’s ice hockey program.

  • Anti-racism group blames local officials for eviction

    MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city.

  • Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.