Politicians make final appeals in EU vote campaigning

LONDON (AP) — Campaigners on both sides of the crucial vote on whether or not Britain should remain in the European Union crisscrossed the country Wednesday, their last day to win support from the undecided.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan seeks to showcase a GOP governing agenda amid the tumult of the presidential campaign.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent

North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea took a significant step Wednesday in the development of a powerful ballistic missile intended to reach U.S. bases in the Pacific, launching one of the weapons about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) high after five failed attempts in recent months.

  • Written by FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

Top US diplomat to meet with Venezuela officials amid crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat was in Venezuela on Tuesday to meet with officials to jumpstart dialogue between the normally hostile governments as the socialist-run nation is torn apart by daily food protests and a campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Written by HANNAH DREIER, Associated Press

Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next

PUEBLO OF ACOMA, N.M. (AP) — The laws of a rural New Mexico Native American tribe require that the ceremonial shield stay within the boundaries of its reservation, which covers miles of mountains and rolling desert. And for generations, the sacred object did just that, remaining safely in a home atop a mesa.

  • Written by MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press