• Correction: Venezuela-Minimum Wage story

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In a story April 30 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the black market value of the new wage is about $50. The black market value is about $13.50.

  • People take photos as Adonia leaves port in Miami, Sunday, May 1, 2016, en route to Cuba. After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba. Carnival's Cuba cruises, operating under its Fathom band, will visit the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. (Patrick Farrell/The Miami Herald via AP)  MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba

    MIAMI (AP) — Passengers set sail Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. port for the communist island nation.

  • Diego Schwartzman of Argentina rallies to win Istanbul Open

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Unseeded Diego Schwartzman staged a stunning comeback Sunday to upset second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 6-0 and claim his maiden ATP Tour title at the Istanbul Open.

  • In this Friday, March 18, 2016 photo,  Julian Sandoval, top, plays the part of Poncho in the play "Shelter" at CalArts Center for New Performance in Los Angeles. For Sandoval, the play "Shelter" is more than just a story of children flooding into the U.S. by the tens of thousands from Latin America in search of safe sanctuary. It's personal. The young actor's mother immigrated to the U.S. illegally years ago, fleeing the violence of her native El Salvador after seeing a cousin hacked to death by soldiers with machetes during the country's civil war. She would become a legal resident under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and eventually a U.S. citizen. (AP Photo/ Jenna Schoenefeld)

    Recreating hazardous journey to US rings true with actors

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For Julian Sandoval, the play “Shelter” is more than just a story of children flooding into the U.S. by the tens of thousands from Latin America in search of safe sanctuary. It’s personal.

  • Sanya Richards-Ross takes “victory lap” at Penn Relays

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sanya Richards-Ross called her final race at the Penn Relays her “victory lap.” Anchoring the U.S. women’s 1600 relay, the three-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist had a huge lead going into her leg, making her trot around Franklin Field in front of nearly 45,000 spectators giving her a standing ovation all the more special.

  • Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to reach BMW Open final

    MUNICH (AP) — Dominic Thiem of Austria surpassed Novak Djokovic for most wins on tour this year as he reached the BMW Open final by defeating Alexander Zverev of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday.

  • Jenny Simpson reacts to fans after winning the women's special 1,500 meters at the Drake Relays athletics meet, Friday, April 29, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Olympic champion Kirani James breaks Drake record in 400

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kirani James let the rest of the world know that he’s still the man to beat in the 400 meters.

  • 11 Cubans on 1984 list deported, but no US policy change

    MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. has deported 11 Cubans under an agreement Washington made with Havana after a massive 1980 boatlift.

  • More than 200 Boca Juniors hooligans being held in Paraguay

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — More than 200 hooligans following Argentine club Boca Juniors were detained in Paraguay for acts of vandalism at a Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match against local club Cerro Porteno.

  • Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil's Olympic Committee President speaks during the Olympic flame welcoming ceremony at the Olympic Museum, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, April 29, 2016. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)

    Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

    GENEVA (AP) — The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world.