Invoking Syria, policeman kills Russian ambassador to Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish policeman fatally shot Russia's ambassador to Turkey on Monday in front of a shocked gathering at a photo exhibit and then, pacing near the body of his victim, appeared to condemn Russia's military role in Syria, shouting: "Don't forget Aleppo! Don't forget Syria!"

  • Written by BURHAN OZBILICI, Associated Press; SUZAN FRASER, Associated Press

North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' set on fast path to repeal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers appear poised to repeal a controversial law widely derided as the "bathroom bill" because it requires transgender people to use restrooms corresponding with the sex on their birth certificate in many public buildings.

  • Written by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Judge orders release of Clinton email search warrant

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered the public release of the search warrant that FBI agents used to reopen their investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server just weeks before the presidential election.


UN approves Aleppo monitors as evacuations from city proceed

BEIRUT (AP) — The leaders of Russia and Iran, military allies of Syria's president, talked Monday about joining forces to reach a quick political settlement in Syria, as the country's largest city, Aleppo, was poised to return to full government control.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press; EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Yellen to college grads: Best job market in nearly a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday that college graduates are entering the strongest job market the country has seen in nearly a decade, and their degree is more important than ever.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer