Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.
The Latest: Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year
GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.
The Latest: Ex-prep school student to be sentenced Oct. 29
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):
Former prep school student convicted of sex charges
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of forcible rape but convicted of lesser sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could sleep ith.
Gunman in TV killings remembered as 'professional victim'
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues, leading his former boss to describe him as a "professional victim."
Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.
Obama expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he expects improvements in the relationship between the United States and Israel to come "pretty quick" once the Iran nuclear deal is in place.
Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together
HOUSTON (AP) — Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.
What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
NEW YORK (AP) — A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh of the Earth's population.
Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars early
NEW YORK (AP) — Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?
A humorous slant on the top news of the day, Jon Stewart reports on the foibles and fumbles of the real world watch