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Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to …

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Tiafoe falls in ATP debut

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Francis Tiafoe lost his ATP tour debut while fellow Americans Robby Ginepri and Donald Young won their open…

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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

NEW YORK (AP) — A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying …

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a…

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Soriano blows save as Nats lose to Marlins 7-6

MIAMI (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano went from milestone to meltdown.

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Ernst back from military training to Senate race

Ernst back from military training to Senate race

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midter…

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Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Mi…

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Marlins 7, Nationals 6

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US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 n…

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Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to …

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US says Russian testing violated 1987 missile treaty, calls breach 'very serious matter'

WASHINGTON (AP) — US says Russian testing violated 1987 missile treaty, calls breach 'very serious matter'

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Bill to overhaul VA predicted to pass Congress

Bill to overhaul VA predicted to pass Congress

WASHINGTON — A sweeping proposal to revamp the Department of Veterans Affairs and the nation’s medical care for military veterans should have …

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FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agen…

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Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United …

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Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine m…

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Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November…

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Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

WASHINGTON — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mi…

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Jury chosen in former Va. gov's corruption trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A jury has been selected for the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife.

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Texan Castro sworn in as new housing secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been sworn in as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The off…

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Obamacare gives boost to Medicare, but more needed

WASHINGTON — Medicare’s financial stability has been strengthened by the Affordable Care Act and other forces that have been subduing health-c…

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Slain family of 5 was murder-suicide, police say

Slain family of 5 was murder-suicide, police say

SACO, Maine (AP) — A maintenance worker with financial problems killed his wife and three children with a shotgun, then committed suicide, ove…

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Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado that ripped roofs off homes in su…

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US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate c…

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Report says surveillance is hampering journalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email an…

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Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who a…

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