• Australian Ewan wins 5th Vuelta stage, Dumoulin gains lead

    ALCALA DE GUADAIRA, Spain (AP) — Caleb Ewan of Australia charged to the front in the final hundred meters (yards) to win the fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, while Tom Dumoulin did enough to pass Colombian Esteban Chaves for the overall lead.

  • Correction: Katrina-The Water City story

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story Aug. 25 about a new urban water plan for the city of New Orleans, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a chief architect of the plan. He is David Waggonner, not Waggoner.

  • 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.

  • In this Oct. 2, 2013 file photo, English tenor Alfie Boe arrives for the Classic BRIT Awards in London. Boe takes over the part of Prisoner 24601 from Ramin Karimloo in "Les Miserables" on Broadway on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.  (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

    Opera star Alfie Boe goes into ‘special role’ on Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — That familiar feeling of being hunted has returned for Alfie Boe: He’s about to be Broadway’s latest Jean Valjean.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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

  • FC Barcelona's  Luis Suarez of Uruguay, center, celebrates his goal with his fellow teammate  Sergi Carnicer, and Lionel Messi of Argentinaafter scoring against Athletic Bilbao soccer team during their Spanish La Liga soccer match,  at San Mames stadium in Bilbao, northern Spain, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

    Barcelona heads 32-team draw for Champions League groups

    GENEVA (AP) — The Champions League season takes shape Thursday when UEFA draws 32 elite teams into groups in Monaco.

  • Member of belgian and french police stay next to a Thalys train at the Brussels Midi - Zuid train station, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.  Security has become more visible after an attack on Friday of a Thalys train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Walschaerts)

    Gunman in high-speed train attack charged with terrorism

    PARIS (AP) — The Moroccan suspect in a foiled attack on a high-speed train in France is facing terrorism charges over what authorities say was a plan to unleash carnage among hundreds of passengers — but his family defended him Wednesday, saying he was in a desperate situation.

  • Anthony Sadler, center, who helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris, walks across the tarmac to a waiting vehicle at Sacramento International Airport, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. Sadler and two Sacramento-area friends, U.S. Air Force Airman Spencer Stone, and Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, helped subdue Ayoub El-Khazzani, a man with ties to radical Islam who was carrying a handgun and an assault weapon on the train Friday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    US student who helped stop France terror attack arrives home

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An American college student who along with two friends helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives prior her visit  to a refugee shelter  that was attacked by far-right protesters over the weekend in Heidenau, eastern Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Dozens of police were injured when a far-right mob hurled bottles and fireworks at officers in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from moving into the former hardware store at the weekend. Germany has seen a surge in refugees coming to the country this year, with officials predicting the number could reach 800,000 by the end of 2015.  (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Merkel to visit asylum home at center of neo-Nazi riots

    HEIDENAU, Germany (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel was met with jeers Wednesday as she traveled to a German town at the center of a recent wave of far-right anti-foreigner violence, delivering a message of support for refugees as many look to her for leadership in handling the European migrant crisis.

  • Anthony Sadler, center, who helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris, walks across the tarmac to a waiting vehicle at Sacramento International Airport, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. Sadler and two Sacramento-area friends, U.S. Air Force Airman Spencer Stone, and Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, helped subdue Ayoub El-Khazzani, a man with ties to radical Islam who was carrying a handgun and an assault weapon on the train Friday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    American who helped stop France terror attack returns to US

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One of the three Americans who helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California on Tuesday.