Iran protests have violent night; at least 13 dead overall

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Protests across Iran saw their most violent night as "armed protesters" tried to overrun military bases and police stations before security forces repelled them, killing 10 people, Iranian state television said Monday.


  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press

In unusual step, victims told of destroyed rape kits

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — When Veronica was raped more than 13 years ago, she says neither the police nor the hospital staff believed her story that a longtime friend attacked her while his mother was in the next room.

  • Written by MARTHA WAGGONER , Associated Press

Perils abroad, full plate at home, as Trump opens 2nd year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The glamour of his holiday break behind him, President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday night to face a hefty legislative to-do list, critical midterm elections and perilous threats abroad.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Roberts promises review of judiciary's misconduct policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is promising a careful evaluation of the federal judiciary's sexual misconduct policies and an effort to highlight the work of court employees following the year's destructive hurricanes.

  • Written by By JESSICA GRESKO , Associated Press