Woman arrested in killing of N. Korean leader's half brother

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police arrested a woman Wednesday in the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's exiled half brother who South Korean spies say once begged his sibling to spare his life.

  • Written by EILEEN NG , Associated Press

Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. His departure upends Trump's senior team after less than one month in office.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, ERIC TUCKER and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Damaged dam system threatens Northern California towns

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A huge Northern California reservoir, held in place by a massive dam, has always been central to the life of the towns around it.

  • Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER and DON THOMPSON , Associated Press

Purge outdated voter rolls? NYC tried it, with bad results

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not you believe that voting fraud is a problem in the U.S., one thing is certain: Tidying up outdated voter rolls is sometimes easier said than done. Just ask election officials in the nation's largest city.

  • Written by STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press

Aetna, Humana call off $34 billion deal

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Aetna and Humana called off a $34 billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal.

  • Written by TOM MURPHY , AP Health Writer