• Chicago Man charged in slaying of basketball standout

    CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 29 about the arrest of a Chicago man in the slaying of a former high school basketball player, The Associated Press misspelled the suspect’s first name. It is Travell, not Travel.

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  • In this Oct. 28, 2013 aerial file photo, workers use backhoes to remove rubble during the demolition of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where gunman Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six adult educators on Dec. 14, 2012. An open house for the new school, erected on the same site, is set for Friday, July 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

    Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — When the public gets its first glimpse Friday of the school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred, they’ll see a building designed to be attractive, environmentally friendly, conducive to learning and, above all, safe.

  • The Latest: Charity: maternity hospital bombed in Syria

    GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):

  • State says marijuana cannot be certified ‘New Mexico True’

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say no matter where marijuana is grown it is not eligible for New Mexico True certification.

  • In this photo taken Thursday, June 30, 2016,  Paulo Amotun Kokoro, left foreground, runs during a training session in Ngong, Kenya.  Kokoro is one of five runners from South Sudan that grew up in a refugee camp and are part of the IOC's first refugee team that will be competing at the Rio Olympics.  (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

    Refugees run long, inspiring road to Rio’s world stage

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — They were used to running barefoot on baking ground. They were raw, untrained. All eager.

  • Judge to consider whether 15-year court battle continues

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An attorney for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has asked a Baton Rouge judge to dismiss former head football coach Jerry Baldwin’s claim that the school fired him in 2001 because he is black.

  • Owner of fire-ravaged Bison Turf says he plans to rebuild

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The owner of a popular Fargo bar and restaurant heavily damaged by fire a week ago says he wants to rebuild, but the city says tearing down the Bison Turf might be a better idea.

  • In this July 25, 2016, photo, Kashmiri fruit vendors wait for customers at a closed market during a strike in Srinagar, India-controlled Kashmir. During general strikes, Kashmiri separatists insist that only shops selling necessities are allowed to open _ other businesses must stay closed as a sign of solidarity. Shops that defy the strike often face retaliation. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Scenes from a city under siege in Indian-controlled Kashmir

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — In Indian-controlled Kashmir, where violence has come in grim cycles for more than two decades, people know what to expect when tempers rise.

  • In this July 11, 2016 photo, Tai Sheppard, 11, Brooke Sheppard, 8, and Rainn Sheppard, 10, left to right, run warm-up laps at Boys and Girls High School, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Every morning, the three young sisters wake up together with their mom in one bed in a Brooklyn homeless shelter. Every afternoon, they train in a sport that they hope will put them on a path to a better life. The girls have blossomed since taking up track and field just a year and a half ago, rising to the top tier of their national age-group rankings and earning a spot in the Junior Olympic Games, now underway in Houston. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    3 sisters go from homeless shelter to junior track stardom

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every morning, three young sisters wake up together with their mom in one bed in a Brooklyn homeless shelter. Every afternoon, they train in a sport that they hope will put them on a path to a better life.

  • Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman delivers in this multiple exposure photo during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Chicago. Chapman recorded his first save as a Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Cubs considering new translator for star closer Chapman

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are considering bringing in a new Spanish translator for Aroldis Chapman after the star closer from Cuba struggled to answer questions about a past domestic violence case in his introductory news conference.