• Students walk from Willard Straight Hall on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Ithaca College student Anthony Nazaire, of Brooklyn in New York City, was stabbed to death Sunday outside the hall following a student-organized gathering. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

    Police investigate Cornell brawl that killed Ithaca student

    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — An Ithaca College student fatally stabbed at Cornell University was attacked while trying to help a fellow student amid a series of fights after a weekend party, the slain man’s sister said Monday.

  • Rodney Earl Sanders, of Kosciusko, Miss., leaves the Durant Municipal Building after an initial appearance in court Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Durant, Miss. Sanders was charged with two counts of capital murder in the slayings of Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both 68. The nuns, who were nurse practitioners, were found stabbed to death last week in their home. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    2 slain nuns remembered for helping the needy

    DURANT, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi’s capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state.

  • Judge to hear objections to closing church shooting hearing

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge will hear from news media organizations objecting closing a hearing in the trial of the man charged in the deaths of nine black church members in Charleston.

  • Israeli military investigates soldier in deadly shooting

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has opened an investigation into a soldier who fatally shot a Palestinian in the West Bank last week.

  • The Rev. James W. Goolsby, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, left, and the Rev. Scott Dickison, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Christ, right, pose for a photo at Dickison's church in Macon, Ga., on Monday, July 11, 2016. There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon _ one black and one white. Two years ago, Dickison and Goolsby met to try to find a way the congregations, neighbors for so long, could become friends. They’d try to bridge the stubborn divide of race. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

    Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide

    MACON, Ga. (AP) — There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.

  • Trial opens of 6 Cuban volleyball players charged with rape

    HELSINKI (AP) — Six members of Cuba’s volleyball team have appeared in a Finnish regional court on charges of aggravated rape.

  • The Latest: Police find no gunman at Los Angeles airport

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on reports of a shooter and evacuations at Los Angeles airport (all times local):

  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, Indira Adhikari, left, and Suman Adhikari are seen at their home in Kathmandu, Nepal. The mother and son have very little hope of getting justice for Muktinath Adhikari, who was dragged out of a classroom he was teaching, tied to a tree and riddled with bullets by alleged maoists for refusing to part with a portion of his salary to fuel their rebellion. Now the very same rebels are politicians controlling the nation's government and want everyone to forgive and forget what happened during the conflict. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

    Survivors of Nepal insurgency fear crimes will go unpunished

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The image of the teacher’s body tied to a tree and riddled with bullets still haunts his son 14 years later. Communist militants allegedly dragged the Nepalese man from the class he was teaching and then killed him for refusing to give part of his salary to fund their bloody rebellion.

  • Passengers pull their luggage and walk toward Los Angeles International Airport, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport were delayed. A search through terminals brought no evidence of a gunman or shots fired, Los Angeles police spokesman Andy Neiman said.  (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

    Police search LA airport, many evacuate as shooter reported

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the moments before reports of gunshots created a panic at the Los Angeles airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked man outside a terminal who was carrying a plastic sword and dressed like Zorro.

  • A trainer walks New York Mets' Asdrubal Cabrera, left, off the field due to an injury during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Recurring injuries hurt Mets again in 5-1 loss to Phillies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Just when the Mets were beginning to build some late-season momentum, three recurring injuries stalled them again.