Idea of Democrats funding anti-abortion candidates draws ire

The proposal seemed modest in today's polarized political climate: The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee suggested his group might help fund candidates who didn't share the party's support for abortion rights.

  • Written by By BILL BARROW and DAVID CRARY , Associated Press

Should springing of US terrorism convicts alarm Americans?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that's something Americans should fear.

There's no easy answer.

  • Written by By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press

Search on after US Marine aircraft 'mishap' off Australia

OKINAWA, Japan (AP) — A search and rescue operation was underway Saturday for service members involved in the "mishap" of an aircraft off the east coast of Australia, U.S. Marine officials said.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS