China returns US underwater drone seized in South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday handed back to the United States an underwater drone it had seized last week in an incident that raised tensions in a relationship that has been tested by President-elect Donald Trump's signals of a tougher policy toward Beijing.

  • Written by GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press

Donald Trump surpasses 270 votes in Electoral College

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America's 45th president.

  • Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Boy, 3, out shopping with grandma dies in road rage shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy being taken on a shopping trip by his grandmother was killed in a road rage shooting when a driver opened fire on the grandmother's car because he thought she "wasn't moving fast enough at a stop sign," police said.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Three years and three months later, a massive oil spill in North Dakota still isn't fully cleaned up. The company responsible hasn't even set a date for completion.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press