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Violence keeps Central Americans coming to US despite Trump

Violence keeps Central Americans coming to US despite Trump

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Nightfall in El Salvador's capital was fast approaching and Ernesto Pena was waiting for a bus that never arrived.

Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson will serve six months of probation following a January arrest in Florida where authorities initially said he tried to speed away from police.
Koko the gorilla, who learned sign language, dies at 46

Koko the gorilla, who learned sign language, dies at 46

SAN FRANCISCO — Koko the gorilla, whose remarkable sign-language ability and motherly attachment to pet cats helped change the world's views about the intelligence of animals and their capacity for empathy, has died at 46.
Governor orders probe of abuse claims by immigrant children

Governor orders probe of abuse claims by immigrant children

WASHINGTON — Virginia's governor ordered state officials Thursday to investigate abuse claims by children at an immigration detention facility who said they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nud
Abloh's historic debut at Vuitton is a big draw in Paris

Abloh's historic debut at Vuitton is a big draw in Paris

PARIS — The debut Louis Vuitton collection by Virgil Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, drew stars of all stripes to Paris for his rainbow-themed menswear show.

Directors Guild says industry is still mostly white and male

NEW YORK — A new study by the Directors Guild of America finds that despite high-profile releases like "Get Out" and "Wonder Woman," film directors remained overwhelmingly white and male among the movies released last year.
Demi Lovato sings about addiction struggles on 'Sober'

Demi Lovato sings about addiction struggles on 'Sober'

NEW YORK — Demi Lovato celebrated six years of sobriety in March, but her new song indicates she may no longer be sober.
Pope, in Geneva, says Christians must work together on peace

Pope, in Geneva, says Christians must work together on peace

GENEVA — Pope Francis journeyed Thursday to the well-heeled city of Geneva to encourage all Christians, despite their differences, to join in efforts to foster justice and fight poverty while the rich grow "ever more wealthy.
Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership in Florida.

New Jersey university selling music college to Chinese firm

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey university is selling its music college to a Chinese company.