• The Rev. James W. Goolsby, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, left, and the Rev. Scott Dickison, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Christ, right, pose for a photo at Dickison's church in Macon, Ga., on Monday, July 11, 2016. There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon _ one black and one white. Two years ago, Dickison and Goolsby met to try to find a way the congregations, neighbors for so long, could become friends. They’d try to bridge the stubborn divide of race. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

    Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide

    MACON, Ga. (AP) — There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.

  • Firefighters retrieve a crucifix from a church in the small town of Rio, near Amatrice, central Italy, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Bulldozers with huge claws pulled down dangerously overhanging ledges Sunday in Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice as investigators worked to figure out if negligence or fraud in building codes had added to the quake's high death toll. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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  • FARC sets permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal

    HAVANA (AP) — The commander of Colombia’s biggest rebel movement said Sunday its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord ending one of the world’s longest-running conflicts.

  • File - In this file photograph taken on April 30, 2014, Binyamin Ben Eliezer poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press in Tel Aviv, Israel. Veteran Israeli politician Binyamin Ben Eliezer, who held senior posts in the country's government, including defense minister and helped bridge gaps between Israel and the Arab world has died, aged 80. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)

    Veteran Israeli politician Ben Eliezer dies aged 80

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Binyamin Ben Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held several top governmental posts and often served as a bridge to the Arab world, died Sunday. He was 80.

  • FILE -- In this Jan. 24, 2006 file photo, a Palestinian boy is seen through various campaign posters for Palestinian parliamentary elections, hanging over a street in the al-Amari refugee camp, near the West Bank town of Ramallah. Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah are gearing up for their first contest at the polls since 2006 -- a vote for 425 mayors and local councils in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Sept. 8, 2016. Each side hopes the election will give it a foothold in what has been the other's exclusive territory since mutual purges in 2007. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File)

    Rivals Hamas, Fatah gear up for first election since 2006

    NABLUS, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah are gearing up for their first contest at the polls since 2006 — a vote for mayors and local councils in 425 communities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

  • Challenger predicts victory as Gabon awaits vote results

    LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon’s most prominent opposition candidate said Sunday that early results show he will win this central African country’s presidential election, though official results have not been announced.

  • FILE -- In this Jan. 9, 2016 file photo, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, center, then Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, right, then Interior Minister Mohammed al-Ghabban, left, attend a ceremony marking Police Day, in Baghdad, Iraq. Recent political upheaval has left Iraq without a minister of defense or interior as the country prepares for the operation to retake Mosul -- expected to be the most complicated yet in the fight against the Islamic State group. Al-Obeidi was abruptly dismissed by a parliamentary no-confidence vote Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, for reasons that seem to have little to do with his performance in office. Al-Ghabban submitted his resignation in early July amid mounting anger following a massive truck bombing claimed by IS that killed more than 300 people. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File)

    Down another key minister, Iraq continues Mosul push

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s security forces continue to gear up for a long-awaited operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. But they will be doing so without the minister of defense who has presided over most of the military’s recent successes against IS.

  • In this July 8, 2016, file photo, Dallas police chief David Brown, front, and Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings, rear, talk with the media during a news conference in Dallas. Nearly two months after the shootings, Dallas police have moved to silence critics and squelch lingering questions about the attack. Officers in riot gear have been told to ticket protesters who block or disrupt traffic, and Brown has refused to meet with demonstrators unless they agree to end their marches through downtown, which he said pose a threat to officers. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

    Dallas police squelch critics, questions about sniper attack

    DALLAS (AP) — The day after five Dallas officers were killed by a sniper, the city’s police chief described the men as “guardians” of democracy, praising them for protecting the freedom to protest at a large demonstration against police brutality.

  • In a Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 file photo, Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse, in Bellefonte, Pa.  It’s been nearly five years since retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges. The scandal has produced new state laws regarding child abuse, millions in civil settlements to his victims and significant changes to Penn State’s policies and procedures. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)

    A look at Penn State scandal legal fallout after 5 years

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It’s been nearly five years since retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges, and earlier this month he testified as he seeks to have his 45-count criminal conviction overturned. The scandal has produced new state laws regarding child abuse, millions in civil settlements to his victims and significant changes to Penn State’s policies and procedures.

  • In this May 2, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to Dr. Christopher Beckett, CEO of Williamson Health and Wellness Center during a tour an exam room of the facility in Williamson, W.Va. With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama’s health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether “Obamacare” will go down as a failed experiment. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama’s health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether “Obamacare” will go down as a failed experiment.