Updated at 8:28 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Addressing one of education's most divisive issues, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for capping standardized testing at 2 percent of classroom time and said the government shares responsibility for turning tests into the be-all and end-all of American schools.

Updated at 8:28 PM

DALLAS (AP) " Southeast Texas was bracing for heavy rain late Saturday and into Sunday as the remnants of Hurricane Patricia combined with a powerful storm system that's been rumbling across Texas, flooding roads and causing a freight train to...

Updated at 8:25 PM

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) " Bigfoot believers gathered Saturday in western New York, convinced the legendary Sasquatch has left its footprints all over the region.

Updated at 8:17 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " A park went to the dogs in a grand way on Saturday, hosting what was billed as the nation's largest Halloween dog parade, with hundreds of canines submitting to their owners' fanciful desires to see them in costumes as superheroes,...

Updated at 7:58 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) " Hillary Rodham Clinton turned to her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and pop singer Katy Perry to energize her campaign's faithful Saturday before a pivotal dinner with thousands of Iowa Democrats.

Updated at 7:58 PM

California this year passed measures to help immigrants in the U.S. illegally by improving their access to health care, opposing discrimination and enabling more people to apply for legal status.

Updated at 7:24 PM

CHAMELA, Mexico (AP) " Only a day after menacing Mexico as one of history's strongest storms, Hurricane Patricia left surprisingly little damage in its wake Saturday and quickly dissipated into an ordinary low-pressure system that posed little...

Updated at 7:07 PM

Actress Maureen O'Hara died Saturday at her Boise, Idaho home, her manager Johnny Nicoletti told

Updated at 7:02 PM

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) " A woman suspected of driving under the influence plowed into a crowd Saturday during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing three people and injuring dozens more after a collision that sent some spectators...

Updated at 6:53 PM

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) " The latest on the fatal crash at the Oklahoma State homecoming parade (all times local):

Updated at 5:39 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) " Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump mocked former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in his own state on Saturday, saying recent campaign cuts show he's not ready to be president.

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