• USA moves top at women’s World Cup after Russia loses

    OKAYAMA, Japan (AP) — USA capitalized on a rare Russia defeat to move to the top of the rankings at the women’s volleyball World Cup Monday, beating Argentina 25-16, 25-19, 25-14 in Okayama.

  • Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

    HELSINKI (AP) — As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an unlikely route: Through Russia to a remote Arctic border post in Norway, partly on bicycles.

  • Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

    HELSINKI (AP) — As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an unlikely route: Through Russia to a remote Arctic border post in Norway, partly on bicycles.

  • This Aug. 12, 2015 picture shows ascupture representing  Jan Karski, a Polish World War II-era resistance fighter, in Warsaw,  A Polish-American Holocaust survivor plans to build a memorial in the heart of the Warsaw ghetto to the thousands of Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the war.         (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Poland’s mixed feelings over memorial to rescuers of Jews

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn’t even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the 12-year-old Jewish boy she had raised since infancy that she refused to leave. She ended up being sent to the Treblinka death camp — where she was murdered with the Jews.

  • Pieters wins Czech Masters for 1st European Tour victory

    VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Czech Masters by three strokes for his first European Tour victory.

  • Russia wins again at women’s volleyball World Cup

    SENDAI, Japan (AP) — Unbeaten Russia kept up its ruthless form at the women’s volleyball World Cup Sunday, beating South Korea in straight sets 25-20, 26-24, 25-22 in Sendai to remain top of the rankings with 17 points.

  • In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, refugees run into a corn field after crossing from Serbia through the barbed wire fence, near Roszke, southern Hungary. Round the clock, thousands of refugees cross daily along the approximately 110-mile (175-kilometer) border with non-EU member Serbia to the south. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU’s field of dreams

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car’s headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe’s newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police.

  • Saturday, August 29, 2015

    Obama administration renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of historic Alaska trip

  • Two men, second right and centre rear, accused of being involved in the trafficking of the 71 migrants found dead in a truck in Austria, at a court in Kecskemet Hungary on Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Gorondi) HUNGARY OUT

    Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths

    KECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) — Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court.

  • Thomas Pieters takes lead at Czech Masters after 3rd round

    VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Thomas Pieters of Belgium shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday despite being penalized for hitting the wrong ball, taking a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Masters.