UN adopts 1st resolution tackling sexual abuse by UN troops

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved its first-ever resolution tackling the escalating problem of sexual abuse by U.N. peacekeepers who act as predators when sent to protect vulnerable civilians in some of the world's most volatile areas.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Police: Sisters reported as runaways were actually kidnapped

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — A pair of teenage sisters who were reported as runaways last year actually had been abducted by a family acquaintance, and a telephone tip led to their rescue this week, authorities say.


GOP candidate Trump calls off rally due to security concerns

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies on Friday, calling off the event due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena where he was scheduled to speak.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press, MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Obama to chop down more Cuba barriers, but is Havana ready?

WASHINGTON (AP) — On his history-making trip to Cuba, President Barack Obama plans to chop down another set of barriers that for generations kept Americans and their money out of the island they once dominated. Getting Cuba to reopen to America is proving harder.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press, MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press