Congresswoman: Activist suspected in overdoses roamed free

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A black member of Congress on Wednesday called it "incomprehensible" that after the overdose deaths of two African American men at the apartment of wealthy and influential Los Angel...

Arizona Sikh preaches love 18 years after post-9/11 killing

PHOENIX (AP) — Indian Sikh immigrant Rana Singh Sodhi still preaches love and tolerance 18 years after his brother was gunned down in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by a man who misto...

The Latest: Houston officer shot during chaotic crime spree

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Houston police officer (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A Houston police officer is hospitalized in stable condition aft...

Millennial Money: Decode your credit card terms like a pro

Sifting through a credit card's terms and conditions can be daunting. The language isn't always straightforward, and it's not uncommon to feel lost. Two-thirds of consumers report fu...

Sheriff: Country singer Kylie Rae Harris caused deadly crash

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Country singer Kylie Rae Harris caused a three-vehicle crash in northern New Mexico that left her and a 16-year-old girl dead, authorities said. Taos County Sheriff...

Ryan Lochte qualifies at US nationals; Dana Vollmer retires

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Lochte has qualified for the C final in the 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships. The 12-time Olympic medalist grabbed the seventh of e...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ July 30 The Chicago Tribune on a tactic some wealthy parents used to secure...

US records nearly 20 mass killings for the year so far

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. has recorded nearly 20 mass killings so far this year, the majority of them domestic violence attacks that receive scant national attention compared to high-profile public shoo...

The Latest: 3 of 4 slain in Los Angeles rampage identified

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting rampage in Los Angeles (all times local): 1 p.m. Los Angeles authorities have released the names of three victims...

Clerk charged after wrong man shot during potato chip theft

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit gas station clerk who authorities say was allegedly trying to stop a potato chip thief has been charged in the shooting of another man. Prosecutors say 27-ye...

Fresh off 14-month ban, Ryan Lochte set to compete in pool

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Lochte is set to return to competition next week, fresh off the end of a 14-month suspension for receiving an intravenous injection. The 12-time Olympic ...

NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A highway shoulder is where New York state troopers spotted Luke Patterson, walking by himself around 2 a.m. after his car became disabled. By the end of the encounter in rural New...

Trump's "go back" remark: In workplace, it might be illegal

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to countries "from which they came" has excited some in his political base. Yet in ma...

Clerk fired after confrontation with Hispanic customers

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago gas station clerk has been fired after a video posted on social media appeared to show him telling Hispanic customers to "go back to their country." ...

Rural Ohio county shows the impact of opioid influx

JACKSON, Ohio (AP) — The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural county deep in Appalachia. ...