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Jabs by Clinton, Trump go personal in first debate

posted: 09/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed in unusually personal terms during a first general-election presidential debate Monday evening, with Clinton accusing Trump of pushing "racist lies" about President Barack Obama's birthplace and Trump accusing Clinton of lacking the "stamina" to be president.

Houston police kill gunman who shot 6

updated: 09/26/2016 3:03 a.m. Discuss

HOUSTON -- A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.

Mall suspect draws 5 charges of murder

updated: 09/27/2016 3:02 a.m. Discuss

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- Arcan Cetin was charged with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder in connection with the fatal shootings of five people Friday at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Skagit County.

The nation in brief

updated: 09/27/2016 5 a.m. Discuss

Crowd in Charlotte rip council, mayor

U.S. settles suits, will pay 17 tribes over land abuses

updated: 09/27/2016 4:40 a.m. Discuss

President Barack Obama's administration announced Monday that it has settled lawsuits with 17 American Indian tribes that accused the federal government of long mismanaging their funds and natural resources.

Rivals rumble-ready; both meet Netanyahu

posted: 09/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

NEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, giving each candidate the chance to tout their readiness to lead the nation and their knowledge of foreign policy on the eve of their first presidential debate, a little more than six weeks before Election Day.

Gypped, landowners say of gas fees

updated: 09/26/2016 3:38 a.m. Comment 1

WYALUSING, Pa. -- In Pennsylvania and other gas-producing states, as well as Arkansas, landowners are bitterly disputing the sums that some drillers have been taking from royalty checks already severely diminished by a collapse in prices.

Neighbor: Mall suspect 'creepy'

posted: 09/26/2016 3:36 a.m. Discuss

OAK HARBOR, Wash. -- The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges that he assaulted his stepfather, and was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a stun gun by her front door.

Game goes on amid Charlotte protest

updated: 09/26/2016 3:34 a.m. Gallery Discuss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Video footage of a black man's fatal shooting hasn't settled questions about whether he threatened Charlotte police with a gun Tuesday before he was felled by a black officer.

The Nation in Brief

updated: 09/26/2016 3:20 a.m. Discuss

Singapore firm buys Rolling Stone stake

Black museum's debut in D.C. cause to rejoice

updated: 09/25/2016 4:32 a.m. Comments 5

WASHINGTON -- In a speech filled with reminders of America's dark and not-so-distant past, as well as hopes for a brighter future, President Barack Obama helped to inaugurate the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday in Washington.

2 Arkansans keep Clinton's A-list supporters visible, on message

updated: 09/24/2016 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

NEW YORK -- If singer Cher wants to highlight Hillary Clinton's climate policies, she has some Arkansans who are happy to hand her the talking points.

Loose dogs bedevil south Dallas

updated: 09/25/2016 4:28 a.m. Discuss

DALLAS -- A deep growl came from the other side of Shaniqua Roland's front door.

U.S. fence lets people look, not touch

updated: 09/25/2016 4:25 a.m. Discuss

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. -- Andres Gallegos Arguello stood on the American side of a metallic mesh fence in Friendship Circle between San Diego and Tijuana. His mother and father stood on the other side.

Democrats, GOP pledge override of 9/11-bill veto

posted: 09/25/2016 4:24 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans are vowing to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who killed nearly 3,000 people.

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