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2 South Carolina executions halted until firing squad formed

COLUMBIA, S.C.
Southern Baptists vote to probe leaders' sex abuse response

Southern Baptists vote to probe leaders' sex abuse response

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to create a task force to oversee an independent investigation into the denomination's handling of sexual abuse.

State court blocks 2 scheduled executions in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked two executions that had been set for this month under the state’s recently revised capital punishment law.
The Latest: Putin says Navalny deserved prison sentence

The Latest: Putin says Navalny deserved prison sentence

GENEVA — Russian President Vladimir Putin says opposition leader Alexei Navalny got what he deserved when he was handed a prison sentence.
Malaysia court rules against coroner verdict in teen's death

Malaysia court rules against coroner verdict in teen's death

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian High Court found Wednesday that a coroner erred in ruling that the death of a French-Irish teenager whose body was found near a jungle resort was likely due to a misadventure that didn't involve other people.
Southern Baptists resist push from right in divisive vote

Southern Baptists resist push from right in divisive vote

NASHVILLE, Tenn.
Former student guilty of murder in Colorado school shooting

Former student guilty of murder in Colorado school shooting

DENVER (AP) — A former high school student accused of teaming up with a classmate to kill teens in a suburban Denver classroom in 2019 was convicted Tuesday of all 46 charges against him, including murder for the death of a student who tried to stop
People hurt by parachuting protestor at Euro 2020 game

People hurt by parachuting protestor at Euro 2020 game

MUNICH — Several spectators were treated in the hospital for injuries caused by a protestor who parachuted into the stadium before France played Germany at the European Championship, UEFA said Tuesday.
Oldest party wins most seats in voting for 'new Algeria'

Oldest party wins most seats in voting for 'new Algeria'

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s oldest party, previously thought to be on the wane, won the largest number of seats in weekend legislative elections, the country's electoral authority announced Tuesday.
Hungary: Lawmakers pass law barring LGBT content for minors

Hungary: Lawmakers pass law barring LGBT content for minors

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lawmakers in Hungary approved legislation Tuesday that prohibits sharing with minors any content portraying homosexuality or sex reassignment, something supporters said would help fight pedophilia but which human rights group