Orders could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Government orders for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for months to oppose the $3.8 billion project.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press

Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throne

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month.

  • Written by KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated Press GRANT PECK, Associated Press

Moise wins Haiti presidential election in preliminary tally

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A political newcomer who was the chosen successor of Haiti's previous elected leader easily won a presidential election redo against 26 rivals, according to preliminary results announced late Monday that gave Jovenel Moise a whopping 55.6 percent of the votes.

  • Written by DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press

Weed is winning, but the train could still go off the tracks

DENVER (AP) — Weed is winning in the polls, with a solid majority of Americans saying marijuana should be legal. But does that mean the federal government will let dozens of state pot experiments play out? Not by a long shot.

  • Written by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Cuban-American millennials anticipate role in evolving Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — Isabella Prio was born in Miami, is 20 now and a junior at Boston College who fully expects to return to Cuba someday and help shape the island's future. But she's never been to the country where her grandfather was once president and refuses to visit until it's a democracy.

  • Written by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press