Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is urging people not to jump to conclusions as state agents investigate how a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses ended up dead after leading a trooper on a 10-mile chase.

  • Written by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press

In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Growing wildfires stoked by windy, dry conditions have destroyed buildings and forced evacuations in California, Washington, Montana and elsewhere.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

North Korean submarine missile launch shows improved ability

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Clinton, Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famously hard-line GOP nominee softening his approach?

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

  • Written by STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press