Woman's funeral had no attendees, so 30 strangers showed up

ORANGETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — About 30 people have paid their respects to a woman they never met after responding to a call for attendees for a suburban New York funeral at which no one was expected to show up.


Recent documents in bridge case to remain sealed, judge says

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge hearing the case of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ruled that recent filings are to remain under seal.


Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine.

  • Written by JEFF HORWITZ, Associated Press CHAD DAY, Associated Press

Amid Baton Rouge's summer of grief, a hint of hope emerges

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It's been a long, hot summer of pain and grief in Louisiana, its capital city engulfed by a string of tragedies that began with the killing of a black man at the hands of police. Then there followed the retaliatory slayings of three officers and now days of deadly floods.

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press