• Albuquerque burglary suspect arrested again for robbery

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque burglary suspect who was held at gunpoint by his victims is back in jail after allegedly committing another robbery.

  • Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, left, and billionaire developer Pasquale Mauro attend a ceremony at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Paes spent 15 minutes defending the course, built in the wealthy neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca, where most Olympic venues will be located. Mauro is spending about 60 million Brazilian reals ($16.2 million) to build the course. He is also constructing luxury marble and glass apartments around the layout, which was carved from a nature reserve. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

    Rio Olympic golf course handed over to games organizers

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic golf course — slowed by environmental lawsuits, land ownership disputes and doubts it even needed to be built — was handed over Sunday to organizers of next year’s games.

  • Report: Iran sentences US journalist to jail

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that jailed Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaiain has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term following his conviction on charges that include espionage.

  • Former Iowa State University employee Dennis Smith, of Des Moines, Iowa, stands in his home, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa State last year paid $650,000 to settle Smith’s lawsuit alleging he was retaliated against by superiors, including subjected to a lengthy threat assessment investigation. The case is one example of the challenges facing university threat assessment teams, which were formed on many campuses after the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Effectiveness of college threat assessment teams is debated

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As the fall semester began, communications professor and campus jester Kembrew McLeod organized a parody news conference to poke fun at the University of Iowa’s governing board, expecting annoyed administrators might show up.

  • Feds indict 8 for trafficking marijuana in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have indicted eight people, including a husband and wife who operate an Albuquerque restaurant, for allegedly trafficking marijuana and laundering the proceeds through their businesses since 2008.

  • Nekima Levy-Pounds, president of the Minneapolis NAACP, poses for a photo on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Minneapolis. Levy-Pounds has been at the forefront of demonstrations alleging excessive police force against African-Americans, most recently the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark in Minneapolis on Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)

    Minneapolis protest leader shakes up civil rights politics

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As days of protests unfolded following last weekend’s shooting death of a black man by Minneapolis police, one prominent leader was a woman who had already been shaking up racial politics in the city.

  • A man walks by a military vehicle in front of the old stock exchange in the center of Brussels on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Belgium raised its security level to its highest degree on Saturday as the manhunt continues for extremist Salah Abdeslam who took part in the Paris attacks. The security levels shut down all metro lines and shuttered many shops as well as canceling sports matches. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    Brussels under serious terrorism threat after Paris attacks

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities closed down Brussels’ subway system and flooded the streets with armed police and soldiers Saturday in response to what they said was a threat of Paris-style attacks.

  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2015. There are 40 days left in the year.

  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2015. There are 40 days left in the year.

  • Protesters keep warm near a fire pit in the street outside the Black Lives Matter encampment, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in front of the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct in Minneapolis. The fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, a black man, by a Minneapolis police officer, has pushed racial tensions in the city's small but concentrated minority community to the fore, with the police precinct besieged by the makeshift encampment and many protesters. A candle light vigil was planned for the evening. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Activists press for answers after Minnesota police shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside a Minneapolis police precinct on a cold Friday night to call for peace and release of videos after a black man was fatally shot by an officer.