NEW YORK (AP) - Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) - Police say a 15-year-old gunman at an Oregon high school had an assault rifle, handgun and several magazines of ammunition during attack.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked an election-year attempt by Democrats to let people refinance their student loan debt at lower rates.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) - Officials say a lone gunman armed with a rifle killed one student and injured a teacher at an Oregon school before the shooter was found dead.
DETROIT (AP) - The accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed a passenger on his limo bus was one of hundreds of crashes involving Wal-Mart trucks in the past two years.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The married couple who police say killed three people in Las Vegas, including two police officers, had been kicked off a ranch where anti-government protesters faced down federal agents earlier this year.
ALTADENA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California high school teacher who allegedly kidnapped three of his students at knifepoint over the weekend and demanded they take him to Jack-in-the-Box has been suspended until further notice.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours.
LAS VEGAS, N.V. (AP) -Authorities say two suspects shot and killed two police officers at a Las Vegas eatery Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside a nearby Walmart.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A spokesman for Tracy Morgan says that he remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery on a broken leg and will remain in a New Jersey hospital for "several weeks."
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon psychologist says returned captives typically take anywhere from five days to three weeks to go throw the process of reintegration in which Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now finds himself.
NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver from Georgia has been charged with death by auto in connection with a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one man and injured four others, including actor and comedian Tracy Morgan.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Capitol Police say the Capitol and surrounding office buildings were briefly evacuated after a small airplane entered restricted airspace over Washington.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. government wants to give the public less information about its legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans and Democrats initially praised the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl but quickly changed their tune.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior senators have reached agreement for a bipartisan bill expanding veterans' ability to get government-paid medical care outside Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has told senators it didn't notify Congress about the pending swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban officials because the Taliban had threatened to kill him if the deal was made public before it happened.