Thousands hunker down after Louisiana floods; 6 killed

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of people in southern Louisiana hunkered down in shelters Monday, forced out of their homes by intense flooding that took many people by surprise.

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press

1 person shot in Milwaukee protest but no repeat of riots

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One person was shot and wounded during a second night of violent unrest in Milwaukee to protest the fatal shooting of a black man by police, but there was no repeat of the widespread destruction of property.

  • Written by TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press

Mall reopens as police probe reports of weekend gunfire

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A busy North Carolina shopping mall reopened for business Sunday as police continued investigating reports of gunfire that sent shoppers running in fear or left them hiding inside stores a day earlier.

  • Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Boko Haram: Some abducted Chibok girls killed in air strikes

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The mother of one of the Chibok girls kidnapped more than two years ago by Nigeria's Islamic extremists on Sunday saw the first proof her daughter is alive — a video of her begging Nigeria's government to exchange detained militants for the girls' freedom.

  • Written by MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press HARUNA UMAR, Associated Press