On Dallas trip, Obama will try to make sense of shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the decision to return early from an overseas trip after a series of shocking shootings will prove to be easy compared to his next challenge: Comforting an America that has witnessed a rash of shootings.

  • Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press

Fighting rocks South Sudan capital for 5th day

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Explosions and heavy weapons gunfire are shaking South Sudan's capital Juba Monday in the fifth day of clashes between government and opposition forces, raising the specter of a return to civil war.

  • Written by CHARLTON DOKI, Associated Press JASON PATINKIN, Associated Press

UK candidate Leadsom drops out of PM race, leaving only May

LONDON (AP) — Andrea Leadsom, one of two Conservative lawmakers vying to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, withdrew from the contest Monday, leaving Home Secretary Theresa May as the sole remaining candidate.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press