AP image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici won the 2017 World Press Photo competition Monday, with jurors and colleagues lauding his courage and composure in capturing his image of a gun-wielding off-duty Turkish policeman standing over the body of Russia's ambassador, whom he had just fatally shot.

  • Written by MIKE CORDER , Associated Press

4 dead in French Alps avalanche; 5 others being retrieved

PARIS (AP) — French rescue workers say four skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the French Alps near the resort of Tignes and five others are being pulled out of the snow with shovels.


Voters await economic revival in a part of pro-Trump America

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (AP) — She tugged 13 envelopes from a cabinet above the stove, each one labeled with a different debt: the house payment, the student loans, the vacuum cleaner she bought on credit.

  • Written by CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press

Church shootings leave holes in the fabric of Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The bullet holes in the fellowship hall at Emanuel AME church have been patched, but the holes in the fabric of life in Charleston remain.

  • Written by JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press

More whales strand in New Zealand, bringing total to 650

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A new pod of 240 whales swam aground at a remote New Zealand beach on Saturday just hours after weary volunteers managed to refloat a different group of whales following an earlier mass stranding.

  • Written by NICK PERRY, Associated Press