Justice Department to conduct review of Memphis police

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justice Department officials have launched a comprehensive review of the Memphis Police Department after citizens criticized the department's use of deadly force and its treatment of the black community.


The kids are all right: Children with 3-way DNA are healthy

More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg donor.

  • Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, Associated Press MALCOLM RITTER, Associated Press

Pentagon chief suspends National Guard bonus repayments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a public outcry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday ordered the Pentagon to suspend its effort to seek repayments of enlistment bonuses given to thousands of California National Guard members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

Independent groups pump money into many state-level races

The doctored photo on the mailer showed a Republican state Senate candidate arm-in-arm with conservatives such as Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin, who are unpopular in the suburban legislative district east of Seattle.

  • Written by GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

Displaced Iraqis watch Mosul offensive with longing and fear

BAHARKA CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Reports about the battle for Mosul play on the TV set in the makeshift barber shop where Faris Khatham cuts hair, but sometimes the news is so overwhelming that he has to change the channel to a sports program.