Clinton tries to blunt fallout from not disclosing pneumonia

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia late last week, she informed a handful of her closest advisers, but pressed on with a busy campaign schedule and did not inform the public that she was sick. "I just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal," she said.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Confrontation preceded shooting that killed 1, wounded 5

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A gunbattle between two people was what led to the fatal shooting of one bystander and the wounding of five others following a peace rally at a public housing community, police said Monday.


California expands already historic farm overtime policy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For the first time, farmworkers in California will soon be entitled to the same pay as other hourly workers after California's governor signed an expansion of a labor policy.

  • Written by ALISON NOON, Associated Press

Obama, McConnell strike hopeful tone on budget, Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striking a conciliatory tone after an Oval Office sitdown, President Barack Obama and the top Senate Republican declared themselves hopeful Monday that an agreement can be reached to keep the government running and to provide money to take care of the worsening Zika crisis.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press, NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

They're cowboys _ and they're coming straight outta Compton

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Long before NWA put the place on the map as the birthplace of gangsta rap and its streets echoed with the sounds of drive-by gunfire, Compton was a cowboy town. And it still is.

  • Written by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press