Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 3:51pm
National Intelligence director James Clapper said Tuesday that the U.S. goal of persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons is probably a "lost cause" and the best hope is to cap its capability.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 3:32pm
The city clerk in Green Bay refused to set up an early voting site on a college campus in part because she feared the site would help Democrats, according to emails obtained by a liberal advocacy group.
Sudhin Thanawala and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 3:32pm
A federal judge approved the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history Tuesday, giving nearly a half-million Volkswagen owners and leaseholders the choice between selling their cars back or having them repaired so they don't cheat on emissions tests and spew excess pollution.
A 25-year-old woman convicted of second-degree murder for pushing her husband to his death from the 25th floor of their apartment hanged herself in an Oklahoma prison, corrections officials said Tuesday.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 2:41pm
Social activists held hands in a prayer circle outside a courthouse while potential jurors were inside amid tight security Tuesday for the racially charged murder trial of a white former university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.
A center dedicated to the memory of slain black teen Emmett Till has raised over $20,000 to replace a bullet-riddled sign commemorating the 1955 Mississippi killing that helped spur the civil rights movement.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 2:31pm
A federal prosecutor grilled a former aide to Gov. Chris Christie on her words and deeds surrounding the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal Tuesday, seeking to poke holes in her portrayal of herself as unaware of the alleged political retaliation plot and too frightened of her superiors to come forward.
Patrick Whittle and David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 2:21pm
Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day.