• Politics, diverse winners, new voices top key Emmy moments

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was, not surprisingly, a night for politics, with everyone from host Stephen Colbert to Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Alec Baldwin getting in zingers about Donald Trump — all to be upstaged by Sean Spicer himself, in a controversial appearance that set social media afire. But Emmy night was not only about politics.

  • ‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The dystopian vision of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the deeply cynical Washington comedy “Veep” and the ever-topical “Saturday Night Live” won top series honors Sunday in an Emmy Awards ceremony that took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.

  • The Latest: Baldwin soft-spoken after accepting Emmy trophy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy Awards, which are being presented Sunday in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

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  • Children flee, fight amid Congo’s growing Kasai violence

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo’s Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has had violent rebellions for decades. Once again, children are among the most vulnerable victims.

  • The Latest: Aunt in shock over nephew’s death in Louisiana

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge that police believe were racially motivated (all times local):

  • Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.

  • Police think 2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge last week were likely racially motivated, police said Sunday, and a suspect — a 23-year-old white man — was in custody. In both shootings the gunman fired from his car then walked up to the victims as they were lying on the ground and fired again multiple times.

  • Graceful menace: States take aim at non-native swans

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With its snow-white plumage and elegant posture, mute swans are exalted in European ballets and fairy tales as symbols of love and beauty. But to many wildlife biologists, they are aggressive and destructive invaders in U.S. habitats and must be wiped out.

  • Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospital

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — At Connecticut’s only maximum-security psychiatric hospital, staff members put a diaper on a patient’s head, threw food at him, poured water over him, put salt in his coffee, kicked him and placed a mop on his head after cleaning a floor, according to a state report.