Authorities: Teen killed in drive-by shooting during cookout

MACON, Ga. — Authorities say a 16-year-old was killed and three others were injured in a drive-by shooting during a cookout in Georgia.

A Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release says Calvin Bernard Harvey had been shot once when deputies found him lying on a stoop at about 12:30 a.m. 30 more words

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UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

GENEVA — The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they’ve affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last six weeks. 95 more words

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Authorities: Woman leaves 3-year-old in vehicle overnight

SANFORD, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida woman left a 3-year-old girl in a vehicle overnight, where she was overheated and drifted in and out of consciousness. 108 more words

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Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near Marawi

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine military official says airstrikes and ground assaults have targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants, including their leader, who helped lead a five-month siege in southern Marawi city last year. 98 more words

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Spanish king's brother-in-law imprisoned in graft case

MADRID — Spanish prison authorities say that the brother-in-law of Spain’s King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion. 101 more words

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AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

WASHINGTON — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world’s hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that released heat-trapping gases. 659 more words

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James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

NEW YORK — James Hansen wishes he was wrong. He wasn’t.

NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. 706 more words

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