Syria cease-fire holding, with only minor violations

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian cease-fire appeared to be holding on Tuesday despite sporadic and minor violations of the U.S. and Russian brokered truce, which is aimed at paving the way for the delivery of humanitarian aid and the revival of peace talks.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

Clinton's pneumonia fuels debate about candidate health data

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anybody — no matter their age or how healthy they are — can develop pneumonia. And it's possible the campaign trail's grueling schedule, with its germy hand-shaking and selfie-taking, increased Hillary Clinton's risk.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

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