• Suspended Alabama chief justice sues state judicial panel

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional.

  • Nora de Cortinas, president of the Argentine group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, sits with member of the group, Mirta Baravalle, in federal court to hear the sentence for  former military officers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, May 27, 2016. A court in Argentina will deliver the sentence on a long-awaited human rights trial focused on Operation Condor, a secret operation launched by six South American dictators in the 1970's that was a coordinated effort to track down their enemies and eliminate them. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a story May 27 about an Argentina court ruling on human rights crimes related to the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Ronni Moffitt was an aide to former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier. She was the aide’s wife.

  • In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo of aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen in a mosquito cage at a laboratory in Cucuta, Colombia. Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)

    Congress’ grade so far? Incomplete at best

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse.

  • This Wednesday, May 18, 2016 photo shows rubble from a 2006 partial evacuation of Amona, an unauthorized Israeli settler outpost in the West Bank, east of the Palestinian town of Ramallah. It is the largest of about 100 outposts in the West Bank which were built without permission but generally tolerated by the government. Under an Israeli Supreme Court order, the government must tear down the outpost by the end of 2016. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

    West Bank outpost’s impending evacuation a test for Israel

    AMONA OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) — The fate of 50 white caravans perched atop a West Bank hill in the Amona settler outpost is emerging as a key test for Benjamin Netanyahu’s newly-expanded hard-line government.

  • Brazil' acting President Michel Temer speaks during the swearing-in ceremony of his new Culture Minister Marcelo Calero at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Temer recreated the ministry after closing it, following intense protest by Brazilian artists. Temer took over after President Dilma Rousseff was impeached earlier this month for allegedly using accounting tricks in managing the federal budget. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

    Final vote on impeachment could come 3 days before Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. And it could get worse.

  • Judge hears arguments on US women’s team strike rights

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge heard arguments Thursday on whether the world champion U.S. women’s soccer team has the right to strike for improved conditions and wages before this year’s Summer Olympics, with her pending decision potentially carrying far-reaching consequences for American soccer.

  • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, looks at Ukrainian jailed pilot Nadezhda Savchenko during their meting in the Presidential Office in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Russia has released jailed pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen imprisoned in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine’s already volatile politics.

  • Ex=Pennsylvania prep star Herb Pope facing bank robbery case

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former western Pennsylvania high school basketball star whose legal troubles likely kept him from the NBA will appear before a federal judge in Pittsburgh today on charges he robbed two banks earlier this year.

  • Congressman calls on New Mexico to help with water dispute

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s only Republican member of Congress has joined the fight between ranchers and the federal government over access to water on national forest lands, saying the state can do more to protect the private property and water rights of its citizens.

  • Greece's Finance Minister Eucleidis Tsakalotos, right, and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, left, attend a meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Eurozone finance ministers struck a deal early Wednesday clearing the way for Greece to access a fresh round of bailout funds, while also laying out debt relief measures aimed at securing the involvement of the International Monetary Fund, or IMF. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    What next for Greece? Loan averts crisis but debt still huge

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — It’s all but official: this summer’s Greek crisis has been called off.