Russia voted off UN Human Rights CouncilUNITED NATIONS (AP) ? The General Assembly voted Russia off the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday, a stunning rebuke to the country which is increasingly being accused of war crimes over its actions in Syria.
Robert E. Lee's Gettysburg headquarters gets $6M facelift
Over the decades, the stone house and grounds that served as Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's headquarters at Gettysburg sprouted a motel, restaurant and other modern structures that dismayed preservationists and Civil War buffs keen on historic authenticity.
Amy Schumer essay: 'Formation' video is a tribute to Beyonce
France, Britain feud over young 'Jungle' migrants
By Matthias Blamont and Noemie Olive CALAIS, France (Reuters) - France demanded on Friday that Britain take in hundreds of minors from war-torn countries after the British interior minister suggested that Paris should do more for them following the closure of the "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern French port city of Calais. Most have now been bussed to other centres across France pending examination of their cases. British Home Secretary (Interior Minister) Amber Rudd told her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve on Friday that his government must guarantee the protection of youngsters left in limbo after the evacuation of the "Jungle".
Unions flex muscle in Nevada's high-stakes Senate race
LAS VEGAS (AP) ? A busload of casino housekeepers wearing pinstripe uniforms and Caesars Palace nametags waited at a warehouse early voting site just off the Las Vegas Strip, speaking in Spanish as they clutched pocket-sized brochures listing candidates endorsed by the powerful Culinary Union.
AP-GfK Poll: Most believe allegations about Trump and women
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump's behavior has long grated on Carolyn Miller, but the allegations he sexually assaulted women was one factor that helped her decide in the last week to cast her ballot for Hillary Clinton.
Supreme Court to rule in Virginia transgender caseWASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court will take up transgender rights for the first time in the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys' bathroom at his high school.
Arrestor beds help prevent disaster on Pence's campaign jet
NEW YORK (AP) ? A field of aerated cement blocks that crumble under the weight of an aircraft helped prevent Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane from barreling off a runway and onto New York City's busy Grand Central Parkway.
Justices to hear sex offender's challenge to Facebook banWASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court will take up a free-speech challenge to a North Carolina law banning registered sex offenders from using Facebook and other social networking sites that minors can join.
Correction: Twitter-In Need Of Change story
In a story Oct. 27 about changes awaiting Twitter users, The Associated Press misidentified the Twitter user who made comparisons to YouTube. The remarks came from Brant Moeller, CEO of a Brooklyn-based ...