Hawaii's big-wave surf competition called off
HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday's surf in Hawaii didn't stack up to his namesake competition's big-wave standards, and the event was called off hours before it was supposed to happen.
Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination.
Viewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshire
WASHINGTON (AP) — New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary left some GOP candidates with a hard-knocks hangover and others just happy to still be alive.
Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.
The Latest: Clinton to campaign with mother of Sandra Bland
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:
Sirhan Sirhan, assassin of Robert Kennedy, denied parole
SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from another person who was shot that night and called for Sirhan's release.
2 deputies killed, suspect dead in shopping center shootout
ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — A gunman fatally shot a sheriff's deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout, authorities and witnesses said.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary.
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal.
Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen
HOUSTON (AP) — For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of McAllen.