• In this May 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. Actor Vin Diesel flashes a heart-in-hand to the crowd ahead of the presentation of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's "cruise" line for fashion house Chanel, along Paseo del Prado street in Havana, Cuba. The mostly foreign audience arrived in specially hired classic American cars. Havana residents had to watch from behind police lines more than a block away.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

    Vin Diesel, Chanel spark cultural backlash in Cuba

    HAVANA (AP) — “Fast and Furious.” U.S. cruise ships. A star-studded private celebration of Chanel.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 17, 2016, following a House Republican caucus meeting. From left re, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., and Ryan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defense bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House voted convincingly Wednesday to approve a $602 billion defense policy bill after rejecting attempts by Democrats to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and to repeal the war powers President Barack Obama relies on to fight the Islamic State.

  • Correction: TV-House of Lies-Finale story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a May 17 story about Showtime’s “House of Lies” ending after five seasons, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the finale would air June 13. The finale airs June 12.