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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, sisters from Guatemala seeking asylum, cross a bridge to a port of entry in to the United States from Matamoros, Mexico, in Brownsville, Texas. The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to travel to the U.S. and ask for asylum. Attorneys representing asylum seekers say their clients are being more frequently denied "credible fear" of bodily harm or death in their home countries since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently tightened who can qualify. They also say immigration judges are reluctant to reverse those decisions on appeal. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
'Credible fear' for US asylum harder to prove under TrumpThe Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to qualify for asylum in the United States
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In a Monday, April 5, 2004 file photo, riders wait to board an arriving train at the D.C. Metro Center, in Washington. Metro’s largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation’s capital for the July 17, 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Union leaders said they would wait on Monday’s expected response from Metro’s management after Sunday’s vote authorizing a strike.  (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers approve strikeAfter years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, students wait to be picked up by parents at Animo Westside Charter Middle School following a summer session to introduce new students to the school they will attend in the fall, in the Playa Del Rey area of Los Angeles. Animo is one of many schools to benefit from donations by billionaires that are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groupsBillionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Ferguson Fire burns near Yosemite National Park on Sunday, July 15, 2018, as seen from El Portal, Calif. (Carrie Anderson via AP)
Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National ParkA wildfire that killed a California firefighter has grown quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This frame grab from police body cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department shows authorities trying to apprehend a suspect who appeared to be armed, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Chicago. The suspect was fatally shot by police during the confrontation. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
Man killed by Chicago police ran away, reached for waistA man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Authorities mobilize near 27th Street and Van Brunt Boulevard after three police officers were shot Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo., while trying to arrest a person of interest in the shooting death of a university student on July 6. The suspect died in an exchange of gunfire with police. The officers suffered non-life threatening injuries. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officersAuthorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding three Kansas City officers died in an exchange of gunfire with police
The Associated Press19 hours ago
The Latest: Details emerge on gunman's death, earlier caseAuthorities say a gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police
The Associated Press19 hours ago
This frame grab from police body cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department shows authorities trying to apprehend a suspect, center, who appeared to be armed, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Chicago. The suspect was fatally shot by police during the confrontation. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
The Latest: Video: Chicago man ran away, reached to waistVideo released from an officer's body-worn camera shows a black man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was running away and reaching toward his waist when he was shot multiple times
The Associated Press20 hours ago
An officer works at the scene of a deadly multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that occurred on Interstate 25, north of Bernalillo, N.M., on Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Greg Sorber/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, injures 24 othersAuthorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and injured 24 others
The Associated Press21 hours ago
This Dec. 10, 2012 photo shows Weymouth Police Officer Michael C. Chesna in Weymouth, Mass. Chesna died Sunday, July 15, 2018, from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer’s gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. (Gary Higgins/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP)
Police officer, bystander die from gunshot woundsA Massachusetts police officer and bystander have been killed by gunfire during a foot chase with a suspect following a vehicle crash
The Associated Press22 hours ago
CVS apologizes after managers call cops on black customerCVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says white store managers in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon
The Associated Press23 hours ago
This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation." (Sony Pictures Animation via AP)
'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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