• Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, center, is tended to after a collision following his catch of a fly foul ball for the out on Chicago White Sox's Adam Eaton during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 8-7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Royals catcher Perez out 7 to 10 days with thigh bruise

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez is expected to be out seven to 10 days with a bruised left thigh after colliding with rookie third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert while catching a foul popup.

    Updated: 11:56 am

  • In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans' Bryce Dejean-Jones (31) drives the ball around the defense of Indiana Pacers' Rodney Stuckey (2) during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Police say Saturday, May 28, 2016,  Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment. Sr. Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement that officers were called early Saturday morning and found the 23-year-old player collapsed in an outdoor passageway. He was taken to a hospital where he died.  (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)

    Pelicans’ Dejean-Jones killed after going to wrong apartment

    DALLAS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot on his daughter’s first birthday after kicking down the door of what he mistakenly thought was his girlfriend’s apartment in Dallas, a death that rattled the NBA over Memorial Day weekend.

    Updated: 11:58 am

  • In this May 27, 2016 photo, Zachariah Fike, founder of the organization Purple Hearts Reunited, holds in St. Albans, Vt., a certificate issued to a World War I service member wounded in battle. Fike's Vermont-based non-profit group Purple Hearts Reunited is working to return 100 medals and certificates by next April, the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. Over the years the organization has returned hundreds of lost Purple Hearts and other medals to the people who won them or their descendants. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

    A veteran’s race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts

    ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the 100th anniversary next April of the United States’ entry into the conflict.

    Updated: 1:30 pm

  • Albuquerque police catch alleged car thief after chase

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspected car thief who led Albuquerque police on a high-speed chase is in custody.

  • Man shot by Albuquerque police during domestic violence call

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man was critically wounded by officers responding to a domestic violence call.

  • Data show more students leaving public schools for charters

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Urban school districts from Los Angeles to Philadelphia are experiencing declining enrollment in traditional public schools as more parents enroll their children in charters, depleting millions in per-pupil funding from district budgets.

  • In this Jan. 12, 2012, file photo, parent Olivia Samaripa, far right, with her daughter Aria, 2, pull a wagon carrying petitions calling for their school to be converted to a charter school in the Mojave Desert town of Adelanto, Calif. More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest school district are now enrolled in charters, draining nearly $592 million from the budget in one school year alone. In Los Angeles, school board members are waging a battle to try and regain the public's trust in district schools. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

    As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation’s second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.

    Updated: 9:20 am

  • In a May 14, 2016 file photo, Mouttet from the Corpus Christi Utilities Department collects a sample of water to test on the corner of Claremore St. and Kentner St. in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Texas Gulf Coast city has issued three orders in less than a year telling residents to boil their water to ensure it’s safe to consume, including a two-week order this month that sparked outrage, contributed to the city manager’s resignation and renewed questions about how to fix the problem.  (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File)

    Boil-water alerts in Texas on the rise for many reasons

    DALLAS (AP) — A glass of drinking water hasn’t been easy to come by lately for the 320,000 people in Corpus Christi.

  • In this Friday, May 27, 2016 photo, Jill Breen, a midwife, examines 10-week-old Maggie Dickson while her parents Jamie and Shannon Dickson look on, at their home in Waterville, Maine. New rules will require midwives to be licensed by the state while also setting educational requirements and standards for data collection with an eye toward improving safety. Breen said she fears the licensure system will drive some midwives who don't complete it underground. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    New Maine midwifery rules reflect licensure drive around US

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s midwives will face a new set of rules designed to make homebirth safer as a result of a bill that reflects changes to the profession around the country.

    Updated: 1:30 pm

  • Driver’s family press charges over US drone hit on Pakistan

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U.S. officials, seeking to press murder charges, police said Sunday.

    Updated: 1:44 pm