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USA Basketball announces its men's team for the Paris Olympics

USA Basketball announces its men's team for the Paris Olympics

USA Basketball studied every men's basketball game it has played for about two decades and a clear trend eventually appeared. When the defense isn't good enough, the Americans tend to get themselves into trouble.
Minnesota toddler dies after fall from South Dakota hotel window

Minnesota toddler dies after fall from South Dakota hotel window

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Minnesota toddler who fell from a South Dakota hotel's third-floor window has died.
Swedish Parliament votes to make it easier for people to legally change their gender

Swedish Parliament votes to make it easier for people to legally change their gender

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish parliament passed a law Wednesday lowering the age required for people to legally change their gender from 18 to 16.
Myanmar's ousted leader Suu Kyi moved from prison to house arrest due to heat, military says

Myanmar's ousted leader Suu Kyi moved from prison to house arrest due to heat, military says

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s jailed former leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been moved from prison to house arrest as a health measure due to a heat wave, the military government said as it freed more than 3,000 prisoners under an amnesty to mark this week's
Bob Graham, ex-US senator and Florida governor, dies at 87

Bob Graham, ex-US senator and Florida governor, dies at 87

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. and two-term Florida Gov.
New leader of Jesse Jackson's civil rights organization steps down just months on the job

New leader of Jesse Jackson's civil rights organization steps down just months on the job

CHICAGO (AP) — A Dallas pastor who took over leadership of the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s longtime civil rights organization resigned Tuesday just months after he took the job. The Rev.
Caroleene Dobson wins the Republican nomination for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District

Caroleene Dobson wins the Republican nomination for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Caroleene Dobson has won the Republican nomination in a runoff for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District.
First 7 jurors are chosen for Trump's hush money criminal trial; 11 more still needed

First 7 jurors are chosen for Trump's hush money criminal trial; 11 more still needed

NEW YORK (AP) — The first seven jurors for Donald Trump's hush money trial were seated Tuesday after lawyers grilled the jury pool about their social media posts, political views and personal lives to decide who can sit in fair judgment of the former
West Virginia transgender sports ban discriminates against teen athlete, appeals court says

West Virginia transgender sports ban discriminates against teen athlete, appeals court says

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's transgender sports ban violates the rights of a teen athlete under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in schools, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 4th U.S.
House Republicans send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

House Republicans send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — House impeachment managers walked two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas across the Capitol to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing senators to convene a trial on the allegations that he has “wi
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