Boy buried after police shooting, father still in hospital

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man lay wounded in the hospital as his 6-year-old son was laid to rest, both victims of a shooting authorities say was carried out by two law enforcement officers who now face charges.

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press

Obama, Netanyahu minimize differences, renew call for peace

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minimizing sharp differences, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed their commitment to seeking elusive Middle East peace on Monday, though prospects for an agreement between Israelis and Palestinians appear ever further out of reach.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

If Suu Kyi takes power in Myanmar, she faces an uphill task

Once the euphoria over Aung San Suu Kyi's apparent victory in Myanmar elections subsides, her opposition party will face a variety of hurdles and complications in its struggle to bring more democracy to the long-repressed country.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ferguson protests influence actions at U. of Missouri

 

 

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — When cotton balls were found scattered outside the black culture center at the University of Missouri's flagship campus in 2010 in a clear reference to slavery, two white students were arrested and expelled, with no larger discussion of race on a campus where blacks weren't allowed to enroll until 1950.

  • Written by JIM SUHR, Associated Press SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press