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AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel

KAMPALA, Uganda — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not dare return to his native Eritrea, a country he risked his life to flee in 2010.
Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

WASHINGTON — Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.
Mexican network fires producer after actress' allegation

Mexican network fires producer after actress' allegation

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's largest television network said Wednesday it has severed ties with independent producer Gustavo Loza after actress Karla Souza said she was raped early in her career by a producer she did not name.

Massachusetts transit bosses under fire for $100K bathroom

BOSTON — Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building.
Sales of US homes fall year over year by most in 3 1/2 years

Sales of US homes fall year over year by most in 3 1/2 years

WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of existing homes fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale.
Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, despite wide international cr
To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

DETROIT — The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk. In eight U.S. cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called "Express Pool," which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations.
Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession

Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession

MILWAUKEE — Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series on Netflix asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a federal appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary.
New book by Sen. Bernie Sanders coming in November

New book by Sen. Bernie Sanders coming in November

NEW YORK — Sen. Bernie Sanders is planning his next move. At least on paper. The Vermont independent and 2016 presidential contender is working on a new book.

Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99; reached millions

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died.