Police: Brutal slaying near mosque stemmed from road rage

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — What was supposed to be a morning of prayer and reflection in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan ended in tragedy when 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was fatally attacked as she headed back to a Virginia mosque after enjoying a pre-dawn meal with friends.


  • Written by By MATTHEW BARAKAT , Associated Press

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up a momentous fight over parties manipulating electoral districts to gain partisan advantage in a case that could affect the balance of power between Democrats and Republicans across the United States.


  • Written by By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press

UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges


LONDON (AP) — The family of the suspect arrested in a van attack on a London mosque says they are "massively shocked" and that "their hearts go out to the injured."

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  • Written by By MARIA CHENG , Associated Press

House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel


WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top House Democrats are questioning whether Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to federal security clearance investigators, a potential omission that could add to the legal jeopardy President Donald Trump's former national security adviser faces over the truthfulness of his statements to authorities and on government documents.

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  • Written by By CHAD DAY and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press

Poll: Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans say federal courts are acting properly in blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Written by By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press