1 dead, 17 injured in Greyhound bus crash in North Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A woman died Sunday morning after the vehicle she was traveling in stalled on a North Texas interstate after crashing into a barrier and was hit by a Greyhound bus. More than a dozen people on the bus and the other occupant of the vehicle were injured, authorities said.


Miss Universe mistake crowns Colombia before Philippines

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Miss Universe contestant from the Philippines is this year's winner, but for one brief moment Sunday evening, it appeared as if it might be a repeat win for Colombia.

  • Written by KIMBERLY PIERCEALL, Associated Press

Agreeing at last: Congress sends tax, spending bill to Obama


WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ended its chaotic year on a surprising note of bipartisan unity and productivity Friday, overwhelmingly approving a massive 2016 tax and spending package and sending it to President Barack Obama, who promptly signed it.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent

Shooting victims' families hug, talk with Obama, first lady

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The girlfriend of one of the 14 people killed in the Dec. 2 shooting in San Bernardino said President Barack Obama immediately asked her for a hug when he came to talk with her.

  • Written by CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press