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GOP state senator appointed Missouri lieutenant governor.

GOP state senator appointed Missouri lieutenant governor.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be the new lieutenant governor on Monday, despite some legal uncertainty about whether he has the authority to fill the position.
Private jet once owned by Elvis Presley for sale  -  again

Private jet once owned by Elvis Presley for sale - again

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley that has sat on a runway in New Mexico for nearly four decades is back on the auction block.
Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make deals on migrants with other European countries instead of turning them back unilaterally at Germany's bo
Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for political gain.

NTSB sends specialist to look into California Tesla fire

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board is sending an investigator look into a Tesla battery fire in Southern California.
Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

MCALLEN, Texas — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside.
Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Former Pennsylvania Gov.
'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

LOS ANGELES — The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a drought of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall.

EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

BRUSSELS — The European Union said Monday it has extended restrictions on doing business with companies or officials in Ukraine's Crimea region and the city of Sevastopol for a year over Russia's annexation of the peninsula.

Alaska regional theatre company furloughs employees

JUNEAU, Alaska — A regional theatre company in Alaska has furloughed its employees after experiencing multiple years of financial problems, officials said.