Car rams police vehicle on famed Paris avenue; attacker dies


PARIS (AP) — A man on the radar of French authorities was killed Monday after ramming a car carrying explosives into a police vehicle in the capital's Champs-Elysees shopping district, prompting a fiery blast, officials said. France's anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation.

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  • Written by By ELAINE GANLEY and LORI HINNANT , Associated Press

Man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured


LONDON (AP) — In an attack that British Muslims say was aimed directly at them, a man plowed a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring 10 people. London police are investigating it as a terrorist incident.


  • Written by By DANICA KIRKA and PAISLEY DODDS , Associated Press

Religious, indigenous leaders demand rainforests be saved

HELSINKI (AP) — Religious and indigenous leaders worldwide are calling for an end to deforestation in an international multi-faith, multi-cultural plea to reduce the emissions that fuel climate change, which is killing tropical rainforests.



Sizzling heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US

PHOENIX (AP) — The southwestern U.S. is about to feel the wrath of a punishing heat wave that includes a forecast of 120 degrees in Phoenix — a temperature not seen in the desert city in more than 20 years.

  • Written by By CLARICE SILBER and JOSH HOFFNER , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation by the special counsel probing Russians' meddling in the 2016 election and possible links with the Trump campaign.

  • Written by By CALVIN WOODWARD and JIM DRINKARD , Associated Press