Police: Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say the Oklahoma man who has been wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes, including the killings of two relatives, had a hit list purporting to target several more people.

  • Written by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

Iraqi forces evacuate 1,000 civilians from Mosul front lines

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the U.N. says militants have committed a number of atrocities in recent days, officials said Wednesday.

  • Written by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

DIVIDED AMERICA: Yearning for unity, enduring divisiveness

Though they live about 1,730 miles apart, though they've never met, though they are of different races and backgrounds, Lauren Boebert and Dorothy Johnson-Speight speak almost in unison when they lament the fracturing of America.

  • Written by JERRY SCHWARTZ, Associated Press