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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
Updated at 11:10 AM

CAIRO (AP) " Human Rights Watch on Thursday called on Egypt's government to release from detention four members of a satirical street group who posted video clips on social media that mocked President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and criticized an agreement with Saudi Arabia that would hand control over two Red Sea islands to Riyadh. Five of the group's six members were detained last month, but one was later released on bail. The sixth member is in hiding. The five, according to their lawyer,...

Updated at 11:10 AM

VIENNA (AP) " A U.N. report says that an estimated quarter of a billion people between the ages of 15 and 64 years used at least one banned drug in 2014. But that figure and the number of drug-related deaths have remained relatively steady over...

Updated at 11:02 AM

LONDON (AP) " The Latest on Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union (all times local): 1 p.m. Denmark's prime minister says "it would be a tough job" to work out what would happen if British voters decide to leave...

Updated at 10:59 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A drained and dwindling group of Democrats, some draped in blankets and toting pillows, carried their remarkable House floor sit-in past daybreak Thursday, disrupting the business of Congress in the wake of the Orlando shooting...

Updated at 10:39 AM

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) " An experimental solar-powered airplane landed in Spain Thursday, completing an unprecedented three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Seville in...

Updated at 10:15 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " At least four tornadoes touched down overnight in northern Illinois, causing damage and forcing thousands of soccer fans to seek shelter during the Copa America semifinal in Chicago. The National Weather Service in Chicago...

Updated at 9:02 AM

LONDON (AP) " Voters in Britain are deciding Thursday whether the country should remain in the European Union " a historic referendum that will determine the nation's future for generations to come. More than 46 million people are...

Updated at 7:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The nation's framework for economic security and health care in retirement is financially unsustainable, but you wouldn't know it from listening to the presidential candidates. This week the Social Security and Medicare...

Updated at 7:03 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) " Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder. Now the 10-year-old San Jose boy is getting help from...

Updated at 6:41 AM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) " Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to run for president set off a scramble to replace him. His last minute decision to run for re-election set off a scramble " though much smaller " to get out of the Senate...

Updated at 6:39 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Asians remain the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, according to new information from the Census Bureau. The nation's Asian population grew at 3.4 percent between July 2014 and 2015, with migration...

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