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Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his iron…

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Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph …

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Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

WASHINGTON (AP) — The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling o…

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More storms roll through Midwest with hail, winds

ST. LOUIS (AP) — More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest, with a tornado reported in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large …

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Cops: Groom, 2 others charged after wedding brawl

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania groom spent his wedding night in the back of a police car after allegedly harassing a waitress at the…

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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

Safety advocates fear more traffic-related deaths, but research doesn't support that.

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Northern Arizona U sees record number of freshmen

FLAGSTAFF — A record number of freshmen are hitting the books at Northern Arizona University this fall, the Arizona Daily Sun reported.

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US military targets extremists in Somalia

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday in Somalia, the Pentagon said.

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$2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

$2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market…

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9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavywe…

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Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math…

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Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions…

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School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompt…

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Hernandez loses command in Dodgers' 6-4 loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roberto Hernandez lost his touch against the Washington Nationals early in the game.

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Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodg…

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Nationals 6, Dodgers 4

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California fires burn cabin, threaten homes

HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire has been contained after destroying a forest cabin, damaging five other homes and for…

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Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

MOSCOW (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchan…

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Coroner: Mom, 3 kids among 5 killed in plane crash

Coroner: Mom, 3 kids among 5 killed in plane crash

ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children.

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NY police boss defends response in custody death

NEW YORK (AP) — It appears police officers behaved appropriately when they put a protective body wrap on a drug user who later died in custody…

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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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Retired Associated Press newsman dies in NY at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76.

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Arrest in fatal stabbing of NYC homeowner

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a man suspected of burglarizing a home and stabbing the owners when they interrupted him has been arrested.

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Portland police shoot suspected carjacker by I-84

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A police officer shot a man who was pointing a gun at passing cars on an Interstate 84 off-ramp, and the ensuing standof…

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McDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit th…

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