Barbershop singers try to update their image

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If the sound of barbershop harmony invokes Norman Rockwell images of white men singing vaudeville-style songs in straw hats, organizers of the Barbershop Harmony Society are trying to update that image.

  • Written by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

Son of slain Louisiana man speaks out for first time

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The 15-year-old son of a black man killed by Baton Rouge police spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday, calling his father a good man and urging protesters not to resort to violence.

  • Written by MIKE KUNZELMAN, Associated Press, MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press

Pakistan says school attack mastermind killed by US drone

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The mastermind of a 2014 attack on a Pakistani school that killed some 150 people, mainly children, was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, Pakistan's military said Wednesday.

  • Written by ASIF SHAHZAD, Associated Press

Theresa May is Britain's new leader as Cameron steps aside

LONDON (AP) — Theresa May became Britain's new prime minister on Wednesday, accepting an invitation to govern from Queen Elizabeth II after the resignation of David Cameron. She promised to lead a "one-nation" government dedicated to social justice and making "Britain a country that works for everyone."

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press, DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Obama pays tribute to Dallas officers shot in racial attack

DALLAS (AP) — President Barack Obama urged Americans rattled by a week of violence and protests to find "open hearts" and new empathy Tuesday in a speech that seesawed between honoring police officers for their bravery and decrying racial prejudice that can affect their work.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press, KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press