- Exhaustion, elation as 6,500 migrants reach Austria, Germany Updated: Sep-05-15 12:20 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Thousands of exhausted, elated people fleeing their Arab and Asian homelands reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria on Saturday, completing epic journeys by boat, bus, train and foot to escape war and poverty.
- Finnish PM's offer to migrants: Take my spare house Updated: Sep-05-15 12:19 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Amid Europe's migrant crisis, Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila is hoping to set an example for his countrymen by opening his own spare house to refugees.
- Authorities struggle to identify dead in migrant tragedies Updated: Sep-05-15 12:07 pm
MILAN - Adal Netuse, an Eritrean immigrant whose brother drowned in a smuggler's boat while trying to reach Italy in 2013, knows all too well what might be in store for the relatives of those who died last month in a similar accident in the Mediterranean.
- The Latest: Subdued demonstration in Paris backs migrants Updated: Sep-05-15 11:46 am
The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):
- Threats against child welfare workers rise after shooting Updated: Sep-05-15 11:32 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The head of the Vermont Department of Children and Families says threats have increased against his staff since a state social worker was killed last month.
- Pikes Peak teachers take concealed-weapon classes Updated: Sep-05-15 9:50 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Amy Wrany is ready.
- Madrid donates 1 million euros to refugees Updated: Sep-05-15 7:42 am
MADRID - Real Madrid is donating 1 million euros ($1.1m) to help refugees "taken in by Spain."
- Butte-Missoula collaborators unload house bound for Haiti Updated: Sep-05-15 2:10 am
BUTTE, Montana - Butte and Missoula charity groups teamed up recently for a community housing project that will eventually reach beyond U.S. borders.
- Canada less welcoming to refugees under Harper's leadership Updated: Sep-05-15 12:22 am
TORONTO - Canada has long prided itself for opening its doors wider than any nation to asylum seekers, but the number it welcomes has waned since Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper took power almost 10 years ago.
- Rally held after Santa Clara County jail inmate's death Updated: Sep-04-15 10:58 pm
SAN JOSE, California - About 50 people marched Friday in protest at Santa Clara County Main Jail to demand inmates be protected from abuse after an inmate was beaten to death last week under the watch of three deputies now facing possible murder charges.
- 2nd attack on university-rented property brings concern Updated: Sep-04-15 8:34 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A second violent attack on property rented by the University of Arkansas has some students and faculty wondering if more needs to be done to help Fayetteville's population of homeless people.
- Report: Massachusetts agency failed to save boy now in coma Updated: Sep-04-15 8:26 pm
BOSTON - The Department of Children and Families failed to protect a 7-year-old boy who police say was beaten and starved by his father and who is now in a coma, according to a report released Friday.
- 2 NYC jail guards charged in beating of 18-year-old inmate Updated: Sep-04-15 7:19 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City jail captain and a correction officer have been charged with assault and other crimes in the beating of a mentally challenged 18-year-old inmate in a Rikers Island supply closet last year.
- 'White Boy Rick' drug trafficker likely to get new sentence Updated: Sep-04-15 6:32 pm
DETROIT - A major Detroit-area drug trafficker known as "White Boy Rick" could soon be released from prison following nearly 30 years behind bars, after a judge on Friday ordered a resentencing hearing.
- New York City mayor pushes anew against rising homelessness Updated: Sep-04-15 4:38 pm
NEW YORK - Dozens of sprawling homeless encampments have popped on the streets and become fodder for the tabloid newspapers and televisions news. There's been a rise in the number of people seeking refuge in the city's shelter system, frustrating city officials. And the police commissioner has said the issue of homelessness has "reached a tipping point" in the nation's largest city.
- Lawsuit over transfer of mentally ill patients to go forward Updated: Sep-04-15 4:34 pm
HELENA, Montana - A lawsuit that challenges the way the state decides to transfer mentally ill inmates from the Montana State Hospital to prison can move forward, a federal judge has ruled.
- Near LA's Koreatown, pastor tries to lift veil on drug abuse Updated: Sep-04-15 4:19 pm
LOS ANGELES - In a blue-and-white church on the outskirts of Los Angeles' Koreatown, pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on a problem silently afflicting his community: drug abuse among young Korean-Americans.
- A photo, a turning point? All depends on Europe's leaders Updated: Sep-04-15 4:07 pm
PARIS - The 3-year-old boy could have been dressed for preschool. Instead he was lying face down in the surf.
- Argentina official says doors open to Syrian refugees Updated: Sep-04-15 4:02 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's cabinet chief said on Friday that the South American nation is willing to welcome more Syrian refugees fleeing their country's civil war.
- Southern Indiana church officials accused of child abuse Updated: Sep-04-15 3:50 pm
CLARKSVILLE, Indiana - A pastor and another worker at a southern Indiana church were charged with battery and neglect after children in their care told investigators they were beaten with a wooden paddle.
- UN agency forced to cut food aid to 229,000 Syrian refugees Updated: Sep-04-15 3:20 pm
AMMAN, Jordan - The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in Middle Eastern host countries this year, including 229,000 in Jordan who stopped receiving food aid in September, a spokeswoman said Friday.
- New Hampshire high court rejects school bullying suit Updated: Sep-04-15 3:05 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The state's highest court says a Manchester family can't sue the school district over a bullying incident.
- Ex-nurse's aide draws 15 years in prison for sex assaults Updated: Sep-04-15 2:59 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A former nurse's aide has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting five male hospital patients over three years.
- US coordinating its response to Europe's migrant crisis Updated: Sep-04-15 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON - The State Department has set up a working group to help coordinate the U.S. response to Europe's migrant crisis.
- Packers' Guion, Jones await substance abuse suspensions Updated: Sep-04-15 10:30 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion plans to stay in Green Bay during his three-game suspension to work out and get ready for the rest of the season.