New Mexico Little League park plagued by hypodermic needles

This May 8, 2019, photo shows hypodermic needles, needle caps, cotton swabs and other drug paraphernalia removed from Atrisco Park, home of the Atrisco Valley Little League, in Albuquerque, N.M. The little league park is fighting a battle against discarded syringes with attached hypodermic needles amid the region’s outgoing opioid epidemic.

House explosion kills 1, injures 2 in southern Indiana city

This aerial photo shows the scene of a deadly home explosion in Jeffersonville, Ind., on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Trump’s ‘great patriot’ farmers follow him into a trade war

In this May 22, 2019, photo, farmer Tim Bardole plants a field near Perry, Iowa. Donald Trump won the presidency by winning rural America, in part by pledging to use his business savvy and tough negotiating skills to take on China and put an end to trade practices that have hurt farmers for years. While the prolonged fight has been devastating to an already-struggling agriculture industry, there’s little indication Trump is paying a political price.

Pot ‘legalization 2.0’: Social equity becomes a key question

ILE - In this May 5, 2015 photo, marijuana plants grow at a Minnesota Medical Solutions greenhouse in Otsego, Minn. Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

Larson takes first NASCAR All-Star victory with Harvick push

Kyle Larson poses with the trophy after winning the NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020

President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the National Association of REALTORS Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Washington.

Texas church opening new sanctuary 18 months after massacre

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2017, file photo, a man walks out of the memorial for the victims of a shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A South Texas church where a gunman in 2017 opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants will unveil a new sanctuary and memorial room honoring the victims. Worshippers and relatives of those killed or injured at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs are expected to gather at the newly constructed church on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

The Latest: Trump congratulates Morrison, reaffirms alliance

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to party supporters after his opponent concedes defeat in the federal election in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Australia's ruling conservative coalition, lead by Morrison, won a surprise victory in the country's general election, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposition party to oust it from power and promising an end to the revolving door of national leaders.

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money

FILE - This Aug. 17, 2018, file photo provided by the Alexandria (Va.) Detention Center shows Maria Butina. Butina, who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin believed Russian officials would consider her notes and analysis to be “valuable” as she tried to infiltrate conservative U.S. political groups.

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EU elections: Weber, in Bulgaria, vows tough migration laws

Germany's Manfred Weber of the European People's Party waves during ruling party GERB's rally in Sofia, Bulgaria, Sunday, May 19, 2019. The rally comes days before more than 400 million Europeans from 28 countries will head to the polls to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years.

India’s marathon national election reaches the finish line

Election officers seal an electronic voting machine at the end of polling in Varanasi, India, Sunday, May 19, 2019. Indians voted in the seventh and final phase of national elections, wrapping up a 6-week-long long, grueling campaign season with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party seeking reelection for another five years. Counting of votes is scheduled for May 23.

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 17

Police inspect a car and a bus that were damaged by a bomb, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, March 19, 2019. Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids. They said Sunday’s blast wounded at least 17 people including tourists.

Up to 70 migrants drown after their boat sinks off Tunisia

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — As many as 70 migrants trying to reach Europe from Libya drowned Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, and at least 16 others on the boat were rescued, according to U.N. migration officials and Tunisia's state news agency.

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