Investigators seek answers in fatal New Jersey train crash

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 other people.

  • Written by DAKE KANG, Associated Press MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press

Mother of black man shot by police speaks of her anguish

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The anguished mother of a man killed by police in a San Diego suburb said she could not believe her family left violence-wracked Uganda only to have her son shot to death in the United States.

  • Written by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

Hearing set for teen held in South Carolina school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny South Carolina community coping with the aftermath.

  • Written by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press JAY REEVES, Associated Press

House lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEO

WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed.

  • Written by MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writers KEN SWEET, AP Business Writers

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian president Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals, getting the U.S. to cooperate in the skies or on the ground in the civil war, and prospects for a diplomatic resolution seem dim.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press