Updated at 11:36 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy promised conservative GOP lawmakers Tuesday "I'm not John Boehner" as he sought their support to replace Boehner as speaker.

Updated at 11:30 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) " The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a chance to clean up from historic...

Updated at 11:22 PM

SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) " The warning signs were everywhere in the canyon neighborhood of Cambray on the outskirts of Guatemala City, where a mudslide buried hundreds of people last week.

Updated at 10:01 PM

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) " A convicted killer in Texas was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting another man in a robbery that yielded just $8.

Updated at 9:34 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation.

Updated at 9:28 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation's gun laws to the center of the presidential race. At least some of the Republicans who are running have pointed to Chicago as proof that gun...

Updated at 9:07 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " The mother of a gunman who killed nine people and himself at an Oregon community college allowed her troubled son to have guns and acknowledged in online posts that he struggled with autism, but she didn't seem to know he was...

Updated at 9:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figures obtained by The Associated Press as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton...

Updated at 9:02 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " A former president of the United Nations General Assembly turned the world body into a "platform for profit" by accepting over $1 million in bribes from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way...

Updated at 8:56 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " After 25 years of trying to clear himself in a notorious tourist killing, Johnny Hincapie walked out of a courthouse Tuesday, his conviction overturned and his resolve intact.

Updated at 8:53 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) " It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.

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