• In this photo taken Feb. 25, 206, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald speaks in Washington. Republicans are criticizing McDonald after he compared wait times to receive VA health care to the hours people wait for rides at Disney theme parks. McDonald has told reporters on Monday, May 23, 2016,  that the VA should not use wait times as a measure of success because Disney doesn't either. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    VA chief: ‘I deeply regret’ wait-time comparison to Disney

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday he regrets remarks he made comparing long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in line at a Disney amusement park.

  • In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, speaks with Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon during a ceremony for new Israeli Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem. Yaalon announced his resignation Friday, May 20, 2016, citing a lack of 'trust' in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Reports over the past few days indicate that Netanyahu intends to appoint former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman to the post.  (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)

    Israel defense minister quits, warns of “extremist” takeover

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister announced his resignation on Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by “extremist and dangerous elements” and that he no longer trusted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following reports that he was to be replaced.

  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, left, walks with new acting San Francisco Police Chief Toney Chaplin on Friday, May 20, 2016. The new police chief in San Francisco has inherited a daunting job in a city divided by race, where black residents' trust in law enforcement has been frayed by a series of violent confrontations and the perception that officers are hostile toward minorities. (AP Photo/Paul Elias)

    San Francisco police chief out after yet another shooting

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, police fatally shot two minority suspects carrying knives. Then transcripts surfaced showing officers using racial slurs in text messages. Finally, a young black woman was shot dead as police tried to pull her from a stolen car.