Minnesota mosque explosion 'deeper and scarier' than threats

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. Its leaders say they're more frightened now after an explosive shattered windows and damaged a room as worshippers prepared for morning prayers.


  • Written by By JEFF BAENEN , Associated Press

Fox News host Eric Bolling suspended amid investigation


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News said Saturday that it has suspended Eric Bolling, co-host of its late-afternoon news program "The Specialists," while it investigates allegations he sent a lewd photo to co-workers.

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Justice Dept. revives effort looking at forensic evidence


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is reviving work on federal standards for what forensic experts can say in court and plans to create a program to monitor the accuracy of forensic testimony.

  • Written by By SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

McConnell to consider bipartisan plan to pay health insurers


FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — A week after an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'd consider a bipartisan effort to continue payments to insurers to avert a costly rattling of health insurance markets.

  • Written by By ADAM BEAM , Associated Press

Philippine's leader on human rights: "Don't go there"


MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns over North Korea's nuclear program and angrily dismissed media questions about human rights abuses by his government.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press