Bill Murray honored as he accepts Mark Twain prize for humor

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for comedy.

  • Written by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

France moving more than 6,000 migrants, destroying huge camp

CALAIS, France (AP) — Lines of migrants with their lives in small bags waited calmly to get on buses in the French port city of Calais on Monday, the first day of the mass evacuation and destruction of the squalid camp they called home.

  • Written by ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press

NTSB to investigate bus crash that left 13 dead, 31 injured

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who were asleep on the bus woke up to loud screams and the sound of crushing metal.

  • Written by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

Haitian authorities recapture a dozen of 172 escaped inmates

ARCAHAIE, Haiti (AP) — Police officers were searching cars and boats for escaped prisoners on Sunday after recapturing at least a dozen of the 172 inmates who overpowered guards and fled from a lockup in central Haiti, the prison's director said.

  • Written by DIEU NALIO CHERY, Associated Press