Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 63


KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation.


DC court wrestles with immigrant teen's access to abortion


WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington is wrestling with whether the government should be required to allow a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children obtain an abortion.


Draft GOP bill seeks more constraints on Iran's nuke program


WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sanctions against Iran automatically would kick in if Tehran violates new constraints, according to a draft Republican bill sought by President Donald Trump as he tries to unravel the landmark 2015 international accord to prevent Iran from assembling an arsenal of atomic weapons.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

White nationalist undeterred by boos on latest college stop


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the watchful eye of police officers in riot gear.

University White Nati Krou

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press