6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman dead

HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.

  • Written by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America's future.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

WHY IT MATTERS: Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Charlotte ends curfew imposed after black man shot by police

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte lifted its midnight curfew, signaling movement toward normalcy after a state of emergency was imposed following the shooting death of a black man by police last week that brought National Guard troops and armored vehicles to downtown street corners.

  • Written by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press; TOM FOREMAN JR., Associated Press; MEG KINNARD, Associated Press