• Lawmaker calls for DA involved in traffic stop to step down

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker is calling for the resignation of a district attorney who was allowed to leave without taking a field sobriety test despite police believing she was intoxicated.

  • Kosovo opposition sprays paint on minister’s car

    PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Supporters of Kosovo’s main opposition political party have sprayed paint on the interior minister’s car to protest against government orders not to allow its activist from neighboring Albania to enter the country.

  • In a Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes poses at Fox News in New York. 21st Century Fox says Ailes is resigning. The announcement comes amid  charges by former anchor Gretchen Carlson, who claims she was fired after refusing his sexual advances. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)

    Roger Ailes out as head of Fox News, Fox Business

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel, his career at the network he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following allegations that he forced out a former anchor after she spurned his sexual advances.

  • In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 photo, the flag flies at half-staff on the town green in Lebanon, Conn. The town has been unable to expand its library on the green because of an 18th century court decision the gives ownership of the mile-long green to the "heirs and assigns" of 51 original deed holders. Town historian Alicia Wayland estimates that could be about 10,000 people. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)

    18th-century document trips up plans for Connecticut green

    LEBANON, Conn. (AP) — The mile-long town green here seems little changed from the days when French troops camped on it during the Revolutionary War. It is hayed each year by farmers and, in the winter, the town turns part of it into an ice skating rink.

  • Teen protest leader Joshua Wong shouts slogans outside a magistrate's court in Hong Kong, Thursday, July 21, 2016. A Hong Kong court on Thursday found teen protest leader Wong guilty of taking part in an illegal rally that sparked massive student-led pro-democracy protests two years ago. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Hong Kong teen protest leader guilty of unlawful assembly

    HONG KONG (AP) — Three Hong Kong student leaders were convicted Thursday of leading or encouraging the massive pro-democracy street protests that unsettled the southern Chinese city two years ago.

  • Ex-senator waives arraignment in corruption case

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico state Sen. Phil Griego is waiving his right to a court arraignment on newly confirmed charges of fraud, bribery and perjury as the criminal corruption case moves toward trial.

  • In this Monday, July 18, 2016 photo, Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of NAACP, speaks at the NAACP national convention at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati. The convention's theme of “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count” underscored the need to defend black voting rights and to get out the black vote in the first election since black turnout helped Barack Obama twice win the presidency. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALES

    NAACP: Trump, Clinton need black support to win presidency

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Civil rights activists frustrated by police slayings of blacks across the nation are looking to flex their voting power to push for reforms.

  • Ex-lawmaker is disbarred as lawyer while in prison

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina House member spending three years in federal prison for money laundering has been disbarred.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    In bumpy coronation, Trump takes the crown

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly withheld his endorsement from Donald Trump Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, ignoring noisy pleas from delegates and instead encouraging Americans to “vote your conscience” in November.

  • University of New Hampshire student Kayla Aragona displays a device called Moocall with a pregnant cow named Magenta, Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in Durham, N.H. The sensor attached to their tails sends text alerts to help detect when they're in labor. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    Moo-ving out: Sensor sends text alerts from cows in labor

    DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — University of New Hampshire dairy researchers are more relaxed these days about monitoring pregnant cows: A sensor attached to their tails sends text alerts to help detect when they’re in labor.