Prosecutor grateful for verdict in ex-cop's 4th murder trial


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor says he isn't surprised or disappointed that a jury convicted a white former police officer of manslaughter instead of murder in his fourth trial for killing his daughter's black boyfriend.

  • Written by By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS , Associated Press

US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Kelly kept tragedy out of politics, but Trump brought it up


WASHINGTON (AP) — It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this year, President Donald Trump and the man who would be his chief of staff visited Grave 9480, the final resting place of Robert Kelly, a Marine killed Nov. 9, 2010, in Afghanistan.

  • Written by By LAURIE KELLMAN and ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press

Spain gears up to revoke Catalan autonomy in secession spat


BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's government on Thursday set in motion plans to take away Catalonia's local powers after its defiant regional president refused to give up his demands for Catalan independence.

  • Written by By ARITZ PARRA and CIARAN GILES , Associated Press

Uncertainty reigns ahead of new health care sign-up period

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jason Sanford has heard so many rumors about the changing health care landscape that every few weeks he dials a local information desk, seeking just a rough estimate of what his diabetes medication will soon cost him.

  • Written by By BARBARA RODRIGUEZ , Associated Press