Parliament to vote on renewing Britain's nuclear arsenal

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are due to vote Monday on whether to replace the country's fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a powerful but expensive symbol of the country's military status.

  • Written by T.J. HUBBARD

Baton Rouge police killer: A former Marine from Kansas City

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man who killed two police officers and a sheriff's deputy in Baton Rouge was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups.

  • Written by HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press MIKE KUNZELMAN, Associated Press JIM SUHR, Associated Press

8 years after hope and change, voters are angry, anxious

ARVADA, Colorado (AP) — Eight years ago, Barbara Conley was one of the millions of Americans swept up in Barack Obama's promises of hope and change when he accepted the Democratic nomination at a packed football stadium a few miles from her home in the Denver suburbs.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Bangladesh stops open defecation in just over a decade

BORMI, Bangladesh (AP) — Answering nature's call was once a nightmare for Rashida Begum, who had to creep around the jungle for a suitably private spot. Her home had no toilet, like the thousands of others in her crowded cluster of farming villages outside the capital.

  • Written by JULHAS ALAM, Associated Press

Turkey quashes coup; Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for plotters

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Forces loyal to Turkey's president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left at least 161 people dead and 1,440 wounded Saturday. Authorities arrested thousands as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed that those responsible "will pay a heavy price for their treason."

  • Written by SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press and DOMINIQUE SOGUEL, Associated Press