• Protestors march seeking repeal of a Mississippi law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples, transgender people and others. More than 300 people attended a March and rally Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo Jeff Amy)

    LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they’re not giving up their fight.

  • After fatal crash, Albuquerque police seek to search car

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police is requesting a search warrant for a vehicle involved in a crash that killed a 4-year-old girl.

  • In this Dec. 19, 2013 photo, Judith Hawkey turns around and addresses her stepson, Corey Breininger, in the gallery after Hawkey was sentenced in the death of Robert Breininger in the Defiance County Common Pleas Court in Defiance, Ohio. Now a court ruling is raising questions once again about what took place, ordering a new trial for Hawkey, who's serving a life sentence in a shooting that has been surrounded by mystery from almost from the moment it happened. (Amy E. Voigt/The Blade via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT; SENTINEL-TRIBUNE OUT; MONROE EVENING NEWS OUT; TOLEDO FREE PRESS OUT

    Did woman sway boy to kill his dad? Court raises doubts

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The paramedics who looked at Robert Breininger’s lifeless body in his twin bed suspected right away that whatever happened didn’t match the story being told by his 10-year-old son.

  • Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans calling for governmental reforms as they wave national flags before ending their sit-in inside Baghdad's highly fortified Green Zone, Sunday, May 1, 2016. Anti-government protesters temporarily ended their mass demonstration in Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday and began an orderly withdrawal a day after tearing down walls around the government district and invading parliament. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Iraq: PM orders arrest of protesters who attacked lawmakers

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days — a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people.

  • IS claims responsibility for killing Bangladesh Hindu man

    NEW DELHI (AP) — A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh in the latest attack claimed by radical Islamists in the Muslim-majority nation, police said.

  • In this April 28, 2016 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is surrounded by reporters as he leaves an event in New York after some of his aides were subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation. A failed effort by New York City's mayor and a network of allies to elect three Democratic state senators in 2014 is under criminal investigation for financial practices their lawyer calls both legal and common. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

    Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A probe swirling around New York City’s mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation’s most lax campaign finance laws, with contribution limits so easy to get around that even government watchdogs acknowledge a ring of truth to the familiar excuse: Hey, everybody’s doing it.

  • Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial

    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have asked the judge to move his trial.

  • In this Feb. 6, 2013, file photo, Ray Anthony Lewis III, left, and his father, former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis Jr., chat after his national signing day ceremony in the Lake Mary Prep auditorium in Lake Mary, Fla. Lewis III, a Coastal Carolina defensive back, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. An arrest warrant issued Friday, April 29, 2016, said the charge stems from a Jan. 23 incident at a Conway, S.C., apartment and alleges 20-year-old Lewis engaged in sex with an 18-year-old woman incapacitated from using drugs or alcohol. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    Ray Lewis’ son charged with criminal sexual conduct

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Ray Anthony Lewis III, a Coastal Carolina defensive back and son of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

  • Roswell man accused of attempted murder in stabbing case

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing outside an apartment last month.

  • Iowa State’s Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women’s basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.