• National Olympic Committee of Kenya secretary general Francis K Paul, left, and vice-chairman Pius Ochieng, right, appear at the High Court in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, following their arrest last week on their return from Brazil. Three senior Kenyan Olympic committee officials are the subjects of a criminal investigation relating to alleged theft and abuse of office during this month's Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, with Ochieng and Paul being granted bail, while Kenya team leader Stephen Arap Soi was absent from court for medical reasons. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

    Kenyan Olympic officials subjects of criminal investigation

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is risking sanctions from the IOC after the sports minister said he had disbanded the national Olympic body and three of its senior officials were arrested and face a criminal investigation relating to alleged abuse of office during the Rio de Janeiro Games.

  • School asks high court to hear transgender bathroom case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to weigh in on whether a transgender male must be allowed to use the boys bathroom at his high school, framing it as an issue of national importance.

    Updated: 3:05 pm

  • Correction: Topless Women story

    HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about topless demonstrations, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the president of GoTopless. She is Nadine Gary, not Nadine Gray.

  • New Mexico economic development secretary moves on

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela will step down at the end of the month to take a job with a nonprofit group that promotes business expansion along the U.S.-Mexico border, the governor’s office said Monday.

    Updated: 5:22 pm

  • This image released by Dreamworks II shows Alicia Vikander, left, and Michael Fassbender in a scene from, "The Light Between Oceans." (Davi Russo/Dreamworks II via AP)

    Fassbender, Vikander commit to ‘Light Between Oceans’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Neither Michael Fassbender nor Alicia Vikander was especially keen on living at a remote New Zealand lighthouse for the duration of shooting Derek Cianfrance’s 1920s period drama “The Light Between Oceans.”

  • Turkish jets strike Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkish jets have pounded suspected Kurdish rebels targets in a new cross-border raid in northern Iraq.

  • North Korea denounces UN condemnation, warns US of action

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has denounced a U.N. Security Council statement condemning its four latest ballistic missile launches, calling it “a hostile act” perpetrated by the United States and warning that it could precipitate America’s “self-destruction.”

  • McConnell: Federal health care overhaul is ‘crashing’

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Monday that the federal health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the White House and which party has the upper hand in Congress.

    Updated: 3:27 pm

  • A view of the tent camp that was set in Arquata Del Tronto, central Italy, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. With thousands left homeless after Italy’s earthquake, authorities are debating how to provide warmer, sturdier housing for them besides the rows of emergency blue tents set up in the Apennine Mountains, where even summer nights can get chilly. (Cristiano Chiodi/ANSA via AP)

    Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents

    ROME (AP) — Italian quake survivors rebelled in anger Monday over the government’s plan to hold a state funeral for their loved ones in an airport hangar in a distant town and let them watch it on screens in their emergency tent camp.

  • Judge to hear objections to closing church shooting hearing

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge will hear from news media organizations objecting closing a hearing in the trial of the man charged in the deaths of nine black church members in Charleston.