Obama pushing Democratic governor candidates in 2 states

[unable to retrieve full-text content]NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — People arrived early and were waiting in line for hours Thursday as former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail to

Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

[unable to retrieve full-text content]WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Source: AP

Manhunt underway after 3 killed at Maryland office shooting

[unable to retrieve full-text content]EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a Maryland office park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the

Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

[unable to retrieve full-text content]NEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October. Source: AP

325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

[unable to retrieve full-text content]PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 325-pound (150-kilogram) Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Source: AP

Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

[unable to retrieve full-text content]WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump’s

Kurds withdraw as Iraqi forces push into disputed Kirkuk

[unable to retrieve full-text content]KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish forces were withdrawing from Kirkuk on Monday as Iraqi federal forces moved in to the disputed city and seized oil fields

Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own

Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 53

[unable to retrieve full-text content]MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia’s capital rose to 53 as hospitals struggled to cope with

Ex-hostages back in Canada after harrowing raid to free them

[unable to retrieve full-text content]SMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked extremist network in Afghanistan was safely back in Canada on Saturday