Senate's power brokers are aging; several to seek new terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millennials have emerged as the nation's largest living generation yet that demographic shift isn't reflected in the upper reaches of the Republican-controlled Senate, where the body's oldest members are the power brokers.

And several are asking voters for new six-year terms.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

Police: Federal officer in custody after 3 fatal shootings

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Three people were also wounded in the shootings.

  • Written by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

11-year-old's slaying spreads grief far beyond Navajo Nation

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — She was a budding musician and talented artist, a girl whose death at the hands of a man who authorities say lured her into his van spread grief far beyond her home on the Navajo Nation.

  • Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press

Wildfire evacuees glimpse burned out city on way south

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Displaced residents at oil field camps north of Fort McMurray, Alberta got a sobering drive-by view of their burned out city Friday in a convoy that moved evacuees south amid a massive wildfire that officials fear could double in size by the end of Saturday.

  • Written by RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Presss ROB GILLIES, Associated Presss