What's the deal? Voters cheer, jeer, shrug off GOP pact

FRANKLIN, Indiana (AP) — Kathy Hiel said she hadn't made up her mind to vote for Donald Trump — until the billionaire businessman's two Republican White House rivals formed an extraordinary political non-aggression pact to stop him.

  • Written by WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Waltraud Meier as a human Klytemnestra in Met performance

NEW YORK (AP) — No monsters of depravity for Waltraud Meier, thank you. The German mezzo-soprano takes a very different view of the Greek queen Klytemnestra than the one usually seen in Richard Strauss' "Elektra."

  • Written by MIKE SILVERMAN, Associated Press

Egypt looks to avert water crisis driven by demand, waste

KAFR HAMOUDA, Egypt (AP) — "For a thousand years," Abdullah Sheikh's family has been working the land the same way — flooding fields in Egypt's Nile Delta and planting seeds by hand.

  • Written by BRIAN ROHAN, Associated Press

Parents of missing Mexican students slam government probe

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The parents of 43 missing students who disappeared in September 2014 accused Mexico's government on Monday of lying to them, planting evidence and not adequately investigating the case.

  • Written by E. EDUARDO CASTILLO