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US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

LONDON — The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank. Rev. Michael Curry told ITV that he thought "somebody was doing an April Fools' joke on me.
Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

SHREVEPORT, La. — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition.
Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse coverup

Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse coverup

NEWCASTLE, Australia — An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces a potential two years in prison when he is sentenced next month.
New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

NEW YORK — The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange. The parent company of the NYSE, Intercontinental Exchange Inc.
Indonesia raises alert for Merapi volcano, sets no-go zone

Indonesia raises alert for Merapi volcano, sets no-go zone

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the volatile Mount Merapi volcano on the densely populated island of Java and ordered people within 3 kilometres (2 miles) to evacuate.
What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

PAHOA, Hawaii — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass.
School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The state hosted the National Rifle Association's annual meeting two weeks ago.
Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

WASHINGTON — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.
Police search past nightfall for suspects in officer's death

Police search past nightfall for suspects in officer's death

PERRY HALL, Md. — Rifle-toting police swarmed into a Baltimore suburb where a female officer was fatally injured Monday, searching for suspects believed to be armed after witnesses reported hearing a pop and seeing the officer run over by a Jeep.
Mexico suspends charter company in Cuba airliner crash

Mexico suspends charter company in Cuba airliner crash

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities temporarily suspended a charter company which owned a passenger jet that crashed in Cuba, while Cuban media said one of three survivors died Monday, increasing the death toll to 111.