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Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone says he expects to be indicted by a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

  Community protests Colorado man’s Nazi flag

Congress returns to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat

Camp Fire becomes California’s deadliest wildfire; at least 31 killed statewide

Dodgers' Ryu only player to accept $17.9M qualifying offer

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

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TSA confiscated 300 loaded guns at airport security last month

Facebook is back up, people stop talking to each other in person

Macedonian police issue arrest warrant for former PM

For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn't goodbye

EU, UK inch closer to a deal as Brexit hangs in the balance

Turkish Cypriot leader: mix region's gas, send via Turkey

  New cholesterol guidelines are for everyone

Doctors have new guidelines for treating patients with high cholesterol.

Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

KFC adds chicken and waffles to the menu

Kentucky Fried Chicken and Waffles will be sold at participating restaurants through Dec. 31.

Celebrities offer thanks, condolences in death of Stan Lee

Celebrities offer their thanks, remembrances and condolences in the death of Marvel legend Stan Lee

Bowles remains Jets coach despite team's struggles, bad loss

Pennsylvania diocese sued over priest named in probe

Small businesses band together for Small Business Saturday

Officer responds to gunfire, kills guard detaining man

Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership

Disney/Pixar releases first ‘Toy Story 4’ teaser

Saban has no plans to sit 'Bama QB Tau Tagovailoa this week

Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban has no plans to sit Alabama quarterback Tau Tagovailoa this week vs The Citadel

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died at age 95

Afghan leader tells US audience that Taliban not winning war

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says more than 28,000 Afghan security forces have died in the past four years as they have taken the lead in the fight against the Taliban

Florida man arrested after stray bullet kills a mom eating breakfast on porch

There were children and other adults at the home at the time of the shooting, reports say

Alexander Hamilton descendant loans heirlooms to museum

The fifth-great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton was in Philadelphia Monday to loan some family heirlooms to the Museum of the American Revolution

Fight involving Atlantic City officials under investigation

Authorities are investigating an apparent fight at an Atlantic City casino that involved the mayor, a city councilman and others who were arguing with them

Actor Douglas Rain, who supplied HAL’s voice, dies at 90

A Canadian actor who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage, but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the computer HAL in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey," has died at age 90.

Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

A recently defeated Republican congressman says the late Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act is to blame for the Democratic takeover of the House

23 killed, 110 missing in California wildfires

Wildfires in California have claimed the lives of at least nine people.

Wisconsin district investigates boys' apparent Nazi salute

A Wisconsin school district is investigating a photo of a group of high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute

Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management

Scientists: Wind and drought to blame for deadly California wildfires, not forest management

Pakistan frees 2 Taliban members as US envoy visits region

Pakistan has released two Taliban officials during U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad's latest visit to the region, in what could be part of American efforts to revive peace talks with the insurgent group, which now controls nearly half of Afghanistan

It's done: Jimmy Butler trade to Philadelphia completed

Jimmy Butler trade to 76ers finalized, sending him to join Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons on a likely contender

Why you should avoid the Secret Sister Gift Exchange on social media

The Secret Sister Gift Exchange is a popular scheme making its way around social media, but the Better Business Bureau warns to steer clear of this "illegal scam."

Minnesota enters women's AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged

Lindsay Whalen joined a growing club when Minnesota came into the women's basketball poll

A little ditty about Jack and Diane – a donkey and emu love story

The shelter was going to find separate homes for them before they realized the odd couple had bounded and were inseparable.

Sean Payton says Bengals will be paid for broken fire alarm

Saints coach Sean Payton says he broke a blaring fire alarm in visitor's locker room at Cincinnati's Paul Brown stadium and that he intends to ensure the repairs are paid for

Bengals fire defensive coordinator after rout by Saints

The Bengals have fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, a day after their historically bad performance, a 51-14 loss to the Saints

Rutgers women's basketball coach Stringer nearing 1,000 wins

Rutgers women's basketball coach Stringer sits 1 victory away from becoming 5th Division I women's basketball coach to reach 1,000 wins

Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

Duke has leapfrogged Kansas at No. 1 in the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky to set a record for most appearances at the top

Man arrested for Election Day gunshots in WI allegedly threatened to ‘air out’ polling places

Police said Brandon Baker claimed he was “going to the poll and air it out,” according to his social media account. Statements were made such as “I do know what it takes to kill a body from that far away."

High school students photographed doing Nazi-type salute at prom

According to the Twitter account that posted the photo, the male students involved in the group prom photo were from the class of 2019 at a Wisconsin high school.

Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruption

Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption, the country's attorney general announced Monday

Ex-Detroit Lion Barney accuses pizza chain of discrimination

Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service

Viola Davis on 'Widows,' MeToo and expressing her femininity

Viola Davis, too seldom a leading actor on the big screen, stars in Steve McQueen's heist thriller 'Widows'

Djokovic cruises past Isner in ATP Finals opener

Novak Djokovic made an impressive start to his campaign for a sixth ATP Finals title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over John Isner

Congo opposition parties quits pact to back sole candidate

Members of two of the leading opposition parties in Congo now say they don't back a presidential candidate who was chosen by a coalition

ICYMI in NFL Week 10: Bowles' Jets bad; Norman knocks fans

In case you missed it in Week 10 of the NFL season: Jets coach Todd Bowles might not last long after big loss to Bills drops club to 3-7; Redskins cornerback Josh Norman knocks team's home fans after latest road victory

Nuclear fallout: $15.5 billion in compensation and counting

Thousands of nuclear weapons workers are seeking compensation from a federal program that has ballooned far past initial projections - and some say they're being denied based on incorrect information.

The Latest: Bulgaria says it won't sign UN migration pact

Bulgarian officials are signaling the country will not sign a global pact to promote safe and orderly migration, saying that it would harm national interests

NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlement

NHL, retired players reach $19 million concussions settlement

Romanian leader says country not ready for EU presidency

Romania's president says that his country is not equipped to take over the presidency of the European Union on Jan.1

Singing nurse brings joy to patients in Michigan hospital

“We were watching a show, Pat Boone, and he told the nurse 'I don't like him, but I like a song that his daughter sings.' and this lady just starts singing.

US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

U.S. analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development facilities

Tech giants slide, pulling US stock market sharply lower

A broad sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday, knocking more than 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Latest: 150 hurricane-displaced Floridians vote by email

Election officials in a Florida county battered by Hurricane Michael last month allowed about 150 displaced voters to cast ballots by email, even though it's not allowed under state law

Bishops delay votes on combatting church sex abuse crisis

At the Vatican's insistence, U.S. Catholic bishops abruptly postponed plans Monday to vote on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis roiling the church

The Latest: Nuclear watchdog: Iran stays within deal limits

The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, aimed at keeping Tehran from building nuclear weapons in exchange for incentives

The Latest: UN, Egypt working to end Gaza fighting

The United Nations says it is working with Egypt to broker an end to the latest round of fighting in Gaza

Private college students kidnapped, sexually assaulted

A convicted felon has been charged with abducting two Christian college students and forcing them to perform sex acts on each other at gunpoint after they violated curfew and were locked out of their southwest Missouri campus

Man at center of Nobel body scandal tests rape conviction

The man at the center of the scandal at the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in literature has arrived at a Swedish appeals court in handcuffs, hoping his rape conviction and a two-year prison sentence will be reversed

Migrant caravan moves on western Mexico city of Guadalajara

Several thousand Central American migrants heading for the U.S. border have arrived in the western Mexico city of Guadalajara with help from truckers and other motorists, marking a month since their trek began

MTV acquires SnowGlobe Music Festival

MTV is expanding its live events business in the U.S. by acquiring the SnowGlobe Music Festival

Jury convicts UK far-right couple who named son after Hitler

A British couple with neo-Nazi views who named their son after Adolf Hitler have been convicted of membership in an outlawed far-right group

The Latest: Senators ask feds to investigate Georgia vote

2 Democratic U.S. senators ask Justice Department to investigate 'potential voting rights abuses' in Georgia

Episcopal bishop says he is banning gay unions on his turf

An Episcopal bishop in Albany, New York, has issued a directive barring same-sex marriages in his diocese, saying the church has been "hijacked by the 'Gay Rights Agenda'"

German far-right politician under fire over Swiss donations

A prominent German far-right politician has come under criticism for receiving 130,000 euros ($146,500) in campaign donations from abroad in an apparent breach of party funding laws

Military vet Ojeda announces 2020 presidential campaign

West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda, retired paratrooper, announces blue-collar campaign for the 2020 presidency

Best-seller Sarah Dessen has new book, new publisher

Sarah Dessen, one of the country's most popular authors for teenagers, has a new publisher

Athenahealth fetches $5.7 billion cash buyout offer

A prominent athenahelath investor and a private equity firm will spend about $5.7 billion on the medical billing software maker and take it private

UN nuclear watchdog says Iran abiding with 2015 deal limits

The U.N. nuclear watchdog says that Iran remains within the limitations set by the deal reached in 2015 with major powers, aimed at keeping Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for incentives

UK's May says response to Skripal attack hurt Russian spying

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the West's response to the nerve-agent poisoning of a former spy has seriously hurt Russia's intelligence capability

CEO out at cosmetics maker Coty

Coty, after supply chain issues, replaces its CEO, reorders board

Michelle Obama memoir is next pick for Winfrey book club

Oprah Winfrey has chosen Michelle Obama's "Becoming" as her next book club pick, The Associated Press has learned.

Turkey: 4 migrants killed, 6 missing after boats sinks

Turkey's state-run news agency is reporting that the country's coast guard has recovered four bodies and is still searching for six missing migrants after their boat sank in the Aegean Sea

More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

A new report says more women in the poorest countries are using contraception, signifying progress in efforts to make women involved in family planning.

Blue Eyes special: Frank, Barbara Sinatra auction upcoming

More than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra ranging from movie scripts to jewelry are going up for auction

New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

New U.S. guidelines on exercise: Get kids active as young as 3 to avoid health problems later in life