MTV VMAs full of emotional, political moments; Lamar wins 6


NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar was the king of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, winning six awards on a night full of emotional performances, political moments and a new, eye-popping Taylor Swift music video.

  • Written by By MESFIN FEKADU , AP Music Writer

OSCE media watchdog: Trump's comments harm the media's role


VIENNA (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says its media freedom representative has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about the media in a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.


Harvey's heavy rains ratchet up flooding fears in Louisiana


MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) — Bands of heavy rain from Harvey lashed southwest Louisiana on Monday, ratcheting up fears of destructive flooding in some storm-weary communities.

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  • Written by By ROGELIO SOLIS and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press