Staying ahead of the mold, residents salvage what they can

GONZALES, La. (AP) — The heartbreaking task of sorting through waterlogged belongings and ripping out carpets and drywall is kicking into high gear Wednesday in flood-wracked southern Louisiana as the state faces a long-term challenge of how to house thousands of displaced people.

  • Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press

Grandfather: Man killed by police was just trying to survive

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The man killed in a police shooting that sparked two nights of violence in Milwaukee suffered from cognitive and mental health issues, and he carried a gun because he had been shot more than once in the past, his grandfather said.

  • Written by TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press

Congress receives FBI notes from Clinton interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress received FBI documents related to the agency's recently closed investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state, lawmakers said Tuesday.

  • Written by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Navajo Nation sues feds over massive 2015 mine waste spill

Leaders of one of the nation's largest American Indian tribes blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as their attorneys sued Tuesday, claiming negligence in the cleanup of a massive mine waste spill that tainted rivers in three Western states.

  • Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

John McLaughlin, host of confrontational TV show, dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — John McLaughlin, the conservative political commentator and host of the namesake long-running television show that pioneered hollering-heads discussions of Washington politics, has died. He was 89.

  • Written by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer