WASHINGTON - Former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman is expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday for a trip the U.S. State Department said is not an official U.S. visit, CNN reported on Monday. Rodman, who has met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on past trips to Pyongyang, declined to answer questions when he was seen by CNN reporters at Beijing International Airport, the network said.
A second U.S. appeals court on Monday ruled against President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries, largely upholding a lower court's decision. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco was reviewed a March ruling by a Hawaii-based federal judge that blocked parts of Trump's order. The ruling came after a separate court, the Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on May 25 upheld a Maryland judge's ruling blocking parts of the order.
ELK POINT, S.D. - In this rural outpost of just over 1,900 residents, a local college student has become a courtroom sketch artist, trailers on Main Street are ersatz offices for a major law firm and members of an agricultural youth club are puzzled by a new metal detector at the local courthouse.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The names of the 49 people killed in a Florida nightclub last June were read aloud early on Monday in a pre-dawn remembrance marking the exact moment a year earlier when a gunman transformed a dance party into a massacre. The private gathering at Orlando's Pulse nightclub at 2:02 a.m. was the first in a series of events at which victims' names will be memorialized with performances, prayers and candlelight vigils across the country on "Orlando United Day."
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Daniel Berger expressed surprise after becoming the fourth player to successfully defend his title at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis on Sunday. He shot a bogey-free four-under-par 66 to emerge top of a crowded leaderboard for a one-shot victory over South African Charl Schwartzel (66) and South Korean Kim Meen-whee (67).
PARIS- Jelena Ostapenko produced an astonishing fightback to overpower favorite Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the French Open final on Saturday and become the first Latvian grand slam champion. The 20-year-old looked down and out when Halep had points for a 4-0 lead in the second set but hit back with an audacious display of power to steamroller third-seeded Romanian Halep.
New York's attorney general is looking into a report that the Eric Trump Foundation funneled more than $1 million from charity golf tournaments into President Donald Trump's business, a spokesman for the attorney general said on Friday.
LOS ANGELES - Adam West - an actor defined and also constrained by his role in the 1960s series "Batman" - died Friday night in Los Angeles. He was 88. A rep said that he died after a short battle with leukemia. "Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight, and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans' lives. He was and always will be our hero," his family said in a statement.
Tiger Woods told police he had taken the anti-anxiety drug Xanax when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant in Florida last month, golf.channel.com reported on its website on Friday. The website posted the unredacted Jupiter Police Department report from the incident on May 29, when Woods was found asleep at the wheel of his Mercedes by the side of a road in the early hours of the morning.
SAN FRANCISCO—Ervin Santana hit a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning and made the runs hold up with his third shutout of the season in the Minnesota Twins' 4-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants in the opener of a three-game interleague series on Friday night. Robbie Grossman had three hits and Brian Dozier continued a history of strong interleague play with two hits, including an RBI single, as the Twins beat the Giants for the first time since 2011, snapping a five-game losing streak.