Britain’s Boris Johnson resigns as prime minister over scandal | Government and politics

By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI – Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation on Thursday in the wake of a mass uprising by senior members of his government, marking the end of three tumultuous years in power as he flinched and sometimes violated British politics. Months of … Read more

Immigrant prison near empty in California | Health and fitness

By AMY TAXIN – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – Extensive, private detention facilities in the windswept desert town of Adelanto, California, could house nearly 2,000 migrant workers awaiting deportation. These days, though, it’s almost empty. The Adelanto facility is an extreme example of how the US government’s use of guaranteed minimum payments in contracts … Read more