North Korean submarine missile launch shows improved ability

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Clinton, Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famously hard-line GOP nominee softening his approach?

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

  • Written by STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

Scores sagging for high school grads taking ACT college test

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of this year's high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework.

  • Written by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Student trying to impress woman gets stuck between buildings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh student trying to impress a woman by leaping from one rooftop to another instead fell into a narrow gap between the buildings near campus and had to be rescued, police said Tuesday.

  • Written by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press