Iraqis push toward Mosul; group calls for airstrike probe

BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) —€” Iraqi forces fought their way into two villages near Mosul on Monday as the offensive to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing over a dozen civilians.

  • Written by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press JOSEPH KRAUSS, Associated Press

Posting a ballot selfie? Better check your state laws first

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — You probably already know whether you'll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important question to consider when you walk into your polling place: Is it OK to take a picture of your ballot?

  • Written by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Bill Murray honored as he accepts Mark Twain prize for humor

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for comedy.

  • Written by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press