NEW YORK (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said in an interview that the Mideast region must cooperate to defeat a worsening terrorist threat that has led to "ferocious war" in his country and some countries "sliding into a vicious cycle of failure."
Six Baltimore police officers were charged in connection with the death of Gray in April from a spinal injury, which sparked protests and rioting in the city and fueled a debate on police treatment of minorities in the United States. Gray, 25, was arrested for carrying a knife and was bundled into a transport van while in handcuffs and shackles and not secured with a seatbelt, officials said. Prosecutors have said Officer William Porter, who is black and was charged with manslaughter, assault and reckless endangerment in May, was called by Officer Caesar Goodson Jr, the van's driver, to check on Gray's status.
SEATTLE (AP) — The left front axle of the duck boat involved in a deadly Seattle accident was sheared off, but federal investigators said Saturday they don't know if it was damaged before the collision with a charter bus that killed four international college students.
HILDALE, Utah (AP) — A survivor so young he stepped on a stool to reach a podium microphone, remembered his heart "whacking like a sledgehammer" in the moments before a flash flood swept him and his family away nearly two weeks ago.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — He spoke at Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. He stood at the very lectern Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address. And he stepped forward to the stirring strains of "Fanfare for the Common Man."
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pope Francis and an admiring throng of thousands enjoyed a little music from the Queen of Soul, Andrew Bocelli and others at the end of his first day in Philadelphia on his first-ever U.S. tour.
NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama introduced a new campaign focusing on education for girls, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai earned loud applause for her striking speech and Beyonce was energetic during her live performance at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival.