• USA moves top at women’s World Cup after Russia loses

    OKAYAMA, Japan (AP) — USA capitalized on a rare Russia defeat to move to the top of the rankings at the women’s volleyball World Cup Monday, beating Argentina 25-16, 25-19, 25-14 in Okayama.

  • In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, refugees run into a corn field after crossing from Serbia through the barbed wire fence, near Roszke, southern Hungary. Round the clock, thousands of refugees cross daily along the approximately 110-mile (175-kilometer) border with non-EU member Serbia to the south. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU’s field of dreams

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car’s headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe’s newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police.

  • Two men, second right and centre rear, accused of being involved in the trafficking of the 71 migrants found dead in a truck in Austria, at a court in Kecskemet Hungary on Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Gorondi) HUNGARY OUT

    Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths

    KECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) — Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court.

  • U.S. Open tennis defending champion Serena Williams gestures during a press conference at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.  Williams is in position to win a Grand Slam this year if she wins the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    A look at Serena Williams’ possible path to true Grand Slam

    Shortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams’ path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered her own analysis.

  • Tennis’ Djokovic has new title _ UNICEF goodwill ambassador

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic has a new title — goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children’s agency, UNICEF.

  • Syrian refugees cross into Hungary underneath the border fence on the Hungarian - Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary on Aug. 26, 2015. The number of refugees entering Hungary has reached a new high as the government hurries to build a 4-meter (13-foot) fence on the Serbian border to stop them. More than 140,000 migrants have reached Hungary on routes across the Balkans so far in 2015. Recently, some 80 percent of them are from war zones like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

    Hungary border fence proves futile in slowing migrant flow

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — Clambering over the razor-wire fence or crawling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungary. Then they jostled to formally enter the country so they could quickly leave it, heading toward more prosperous European Union nations on a desperate quest to escape war and poverty.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    The Latest on TV shooting: Father of slain TV reporter says family numb after shooting deaths

  • Illegal migrants walk near  the railway crossing at the border between Hungary and Serbia near Roszke, 180 km southeast from Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015.  (Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP)

    Record number of migrants arrive in Hungary

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest surge of migrants crossing the Balkans has brought a record number to Hungary despite government efforts to quickly build a 4-meter (13-foot) high fence on the Serbian border to stop them.