In Putin's heartland, apathy and disappointment rule

NOVOKUZNETSK, Russia (AP) — Three months ahead of Russia's presidential election, apathy and disappointment pervade incumbent Vladimir Putin's heartland.

  • Written by By NATALIYA VASILYEVA , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days.

  • Written by By CALVIN WOODWARD and JOSH BOAK , Associated Press

Some of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history


Five of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history have occurred since 2012, the same year that a troubled young man killed 20 children and six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.