Wind conditions should ease, helping crews battle wildfires

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Winds are expected to slow down Wednesday, but weather conditions are still not ideal for emergency crews battling wildfires in four states that have killed six people and destroyed hundreds of square miles of land.

  • Written by ROXANA HEGEMAN and JIM SUHR , Associated Press

'A nightmare:' UN chief urges help for Somalia hunger crisis

BAIDOA, Somalia (AP) — Visibly shocked by the suffering of malnourished Somalis and cholera victims during an emergency visit, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged international support to alleviate Somalia's worsening hunger crisis.

  • Written by KHALED KAZZIHA , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: I believed Caylee was OK, Casey Anthony says

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Casey Anthony knows that much of the world believes she killed her 2-year-old daughter, despite her acquittal. But nearly nine years later, she insists she doesn't know how the last hours of Caylee's life unfolded.

  • Written by JOSH REPLOGLE , Associated Press

GOP health care bill compared with Obama-era law

WASHINGTON (AP) — At first glance, the new health care bill from House Republicans appears to have similarities to the Obama-era law, like tax credits, protections for people with health problems, and the ability of parents to keep young adults on their insurance.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Pick for No. 2 at Justice won't commit to Russia recusal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rod Rosenstein, the pick for the No. 2 position at the Justice Department, said Tuesday that he was not aware of any requirement that he recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press