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Jury could start deliberating in Fla. hazing trial

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys are set to give closing arguments in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with m…

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US blacklists Myanmar ruling party lawmaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury has blacklisted a hard-line lawmaker of Myanmar's ruling party, accusing him of undermining political and …

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Before midterms, Obama plugs policies for women

Before midterms, Obama plugs policies for women

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — With an election four days away, President Barack Obama urged women to raise their voices in favor of economic policie…

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Crews to begin work to recover Kansas victims

Crews to begin work to recover Kansas victims

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The bodies of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport remain …

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EU confirms North Korea invite for rights visit

EU confirms North Korea invite for rights visit

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A European Union official on Friday confirmed that North Korea has invited the EU's special representative for human rig…

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Poll shows Warner ahead by 7 percentage points

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new poll shows incumbent Sen. Mark Warner with a seven percentage-points lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie.

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Did you remember to set your clocks back

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.

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Woman who set off pipe bombs appears before judge

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge took a chance on a Georgia woman when he sentenced her to probation after she admitted to blowing up p…

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US ambassador says she's monitoring for Ebola

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, newly returned from a visit to the West African countries worst hit by Ebola,…

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Trooper ambush suspect in court after long manhunt

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" as a gaunt and battered-looking Eric Frein — the survivalist s…

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TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network st…

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Details expected on Albuquerque police reforms

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice and New Mexico's largest city are expected to make an announcement about reforms into …

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Md. man gets 15 years in cellphone store robbery

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Prince George's County man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the armed robbery of a cellphone store.

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Protest planned before Minnesota Vikings game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Opponents of the Washington Redskins' team name are hoping for a large turnout for a protest at an upcoming game against th…

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Court order temporarily restricts nurse's movement

Court order temporarily restricts nurse's movement

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox's movement after the nurse repeatedly de…

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Man swings ax at DC officer in unprovoked attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffer…

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Justices clarify scope of school attendance law

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court says the state's compulsory school attendance law doesn't require parents to get their kids to…

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AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchor…

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Author of Bin Laden book is under criminal probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say a former Navy SEAL who wrote a firsthand account of the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden is…

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Obama urges Snyder's defeat despite common ground

Obama urges Snyder's defeat despite common ground

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When President Barack Obama campaigns in Detroit on Saturday night, he will be urging the defeat of a Republican governo…

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NY judge dismisses murder charge in 1986 killing

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has dismissed a murder charge against a Miami man in a 1986 killing because the defendant's right to a speedy…

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Colossal crowds expected to crush Giants parade

Colossal crowds expected to crush Giants parade

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco par…

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2 Arizona officers killed in car crashes this week

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix officer has died after being hit by a suspected drunken driver, becoming the second officer from the…

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Trick-or-treating back on after manhunt ends

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Trick-or-treating is back on in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks gripped by a massive m…

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Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his cl…

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