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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 8:32 AM

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) " The survivors of the world's first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They just don't usually come directly from the leader of the country that dropped the bomb on them in the first place. On Saturday, a day after Barack Obama left, there was gratitude " wonder, even " that he had become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the place where the nuclear age began. But there was also clear-eyed recognition...

Updated at 8:12 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Islamic State group militants have entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north and are clashing with rebels on the edges of the town. Syrian opposition groups and IS report that the extremists advanced to the...

Updated at 7:11 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) " Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison for human rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap...

Updated at 7:08 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Fans can be deeply forgiving, willing to look past their favorite star's terrible drug addiction, ugly custody battle or ignorant remarks. But accusations of domestic violence often leave a lasting impression on a celebrity's...

Updated at 7:06 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " Ray Harroun never could have envisioned the speed, science and styling behind the cars on the starting grid for the 100th Indy 500, not when he was piloting the Marmon Wasp to victory in the inaugural race back in...

Updated at 7:06 AM

TORONTO (AP) " LeBron James isn't just going back to the NBA Finals. He's returning with a team that's healthy and whole, which makes this trip unlike last year. Maybe it will lead to a different result. James scored 33 points, Kevin...

Updated at 6:54 AM

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery features an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish...

Updated at 5:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. An abbreviated work period this...

Updated at 5:53 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Education Department has appointed a new lawyer to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., following an Associated Press review that found trouble at the schools and questioned the previous...

Updated at 5:36 AM

ATLANTA (AP) " Fast moving airport security lines at the start of the Memorial Day weekend could bode well for return travelers Monday. Travelers reported moving quickly through airport checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra...

Updated at 4:55 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers...

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