Reports: Panama firm usurped name of Red Cross to hide money

PARIS (AP) — The law firm at the center of the Panama offshore accounts scandal routinely usurped the name of the Red Cross and other charities to help obscure the origin of millions of dollars in questionable funds, two newspapers involved in the investigation reported Sunday.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press

G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for a renewed push for flagging nuclear disarmament efforts as they wrestled with some of the intractable global problems facing their nations.

  • Written by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

Transit systems eye Uber, Lyft for savings on the disabled

BOSTON (AP) — Several U.S. transit systems looking to defray costs of providing services for the disabled are weighing partnerships with Uber and Lyft, unsettling some advocates who note that ride-hailing services have themselves faced criticism over accessibility.

  • Written by BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press