• New Mexico probes its handling of emergency food aid

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The practice of altering emergency food assistance applications that results in delayed benefits may date back more than a decade, New Mexico lawmakers were told Monday.

  • Vietnam veterans Robert Turner, 68, left, and Cliff Stone, 68, both of North Andover, Mass, both of whom said that they oppose President Barack Obama's decision to lift the half-century-old Vietnam arms embargo, pose for a photo at the VFW hall Monday, May 23, 2016, in North Andover, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

    CHICAGO (AP) — The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China’s growing influence in the region.

  • City councilman from Alabama shot in robbery in South Africa

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A city council member from Mobile, Alabama, was hospitalized in stable condition Monday after he was shot in the face while traveling in Johannesburg, South Africa, a family representative said.

  • The Latest: Court hears woman’s feticide conviction appeal

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an Indiana woman’s appeal of a feticide conviction in the death of her premature infant (all times local):

  • The Latest: Remains of New Orleans WWII veteran return home

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the return of the remains of Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating to New Orleans (all times local):

  • Correction: Cyprus-Parliament-Elections story

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — In one version of a story May 22 about parliamentary elections in Cyprus, The Associated Press erroneously switched the descriptions of northern and southern Cyprus.

  • In this June 10, 2013 file photo, Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. speaks in Trenton, N.J.  Pallone has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease. Pallone's report says the league tried to strong-arm the National Institutes of Health into taking the project away from a researcher that the NFL feared was biased.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    Report: NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat in a report issued Monday.

  • In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 file photo, Markus Kattner, FIFA acting Secretary General, attends  a press conference at the FIFA Headquarters  in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA has fired deputy secretary general Markus Kattner after allegedly uncovering financial wrongdoing during an internal investigation, it was reported Monday May 23, 2016. Kattner, who joined FIFA as director of finance in 2003, has been temporarily filling the top administrative job of world soccer's governing body since Jerome Valcke was suspended last year before being fired himself.  (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP, File)

    FIFA fires deputy secretary general over alleged wrongdoing

    GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has fired its finance director of the past 13 years, removing another fixture of the Sepp Blatter presidential era in another round of revelations about irregular million-dollar payments.

  • New Mexico to give judges more defendant information

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials plan to merge most of the state’s major criminal, court and personal information databases to give judges access to more information before they set bail.

  • In a Jan. 25, 2016 file photo, former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed listens to a question during a press conference in London. The former president of the Maldives said Monday, May 23, 2016, that he's been granted political asylum in Britain where he had traveled for medical treatment on leave from serving a prison sentence in his country. Nasheed, who was the Indian Ocean archipelago's first democratically elected leader, was sentenced to 13 years in prison last year for ordering the arrest of a senior judge while in office.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

    Maldives’ ex-leader says he’s received asylum in UK

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The former president of the Maldives said Monday that he’s been granted political asylum in Britain where he had traveled for medical treatment on leave from serving a prison sentence in his country.