DIVIDED AMERICA: Gender equality in 2016? It's complicated

For weeks after the vote, the abuse kept coming: Venomous, sexist phone calls and emails, venting rage at the five women on Seattle's City Council who outvoted four men to derail a sports arena project.

  • Written by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Supreme Court will not re-hear immigration case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined an Obama administration request to break its recent tie over plans to protect millions of immigrants, when a ninth justice is on the bench.


US suspends contacts with Russia on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says the U.S. is suspending bilateral contacts with Russia over Syria. That comes after last week's threat by Secretary of State John Kerry to suspend contacts amid new attacks on the city of Aleppo.


Who inherits a selfie? States seek to fill privacy law gaps

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — When a loved one dies, laws cover how their houses, cars, and other property are passed on to relatives. But the rules are murkier — and currently far more restrictive — when it comes to pictures on Facebook, emails to friends or relatives and even financial records stored in online cloud accounts.

  • Written by IVAN MORENO, Associated Press