Putin, Erdogan agree on steps to mend relations

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday after talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin that the two nations can rebuild their damaged ties and make them even closer, promising to back major energy projects with Russia.

  • Written by IRINA TITOVA, Associated Press VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Police seek public's help to solve Google worker's slaying

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities asked for the public's help Tuesday as they struggled to find the killer or killers of a New York City woman whose body was found in woods near her mother's home in central Massachusetts after she went out for a jog and didn't return.

  • Written by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

Beyond 'Obamacare': State initiatives refocus health debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving beyond "Obamacare," political activists are looking to state ballot questions to refocus the nation's long-running debate over government's role in health care.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Poll: Young Americans favor LGBT rights on adoption, more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people in America overwhelmingly support LGBT rights when it comes to policies on employment, health care and adoption, according to a new survey.

  • Written by SARAH GRACE TAYLOR, Associated Press EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press

Prosecutor: Police shooting that wounded Utah teen justified

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The fight started over a low-level drug deal gone wrong and a dispute over $1.10 outside Salt Lake City's bustling homeless shelter. It ended with a teenage Somali refugee being critically wounded by police, triggering protests about police brutality.

  • Written by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press