Education gap divides white votersDODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) ? At 18, Mike Smith chose trucking over college. Hauling cattle feed was lucrative for a teenager, and it seemed he could have a pretty good life without a degree. Now, 40 years later his income is stalled as immigrants pour into western Kansas and depress wages.
FBI: New Clinton emails prompt further investigationWASHINGTON (AP) ? The FBI is telling Congress it is investigating whether new emails that may contain classified information have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished.
WADA cites near collapse of anti-doping program at Rio Games
MONTREAL (AP) ? The World Anti-Doping Agency has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, saying the system was only saved from collapsing by the "enormous resourcefulness and goodwill" of some key staff.
War chest gives Clinton huge edge in race's last days
Donald Trump hits the home stretch of the White House race lagging stubbornly behind Hillary Clinton in the polls -- but also in the cash stakes as his Democratic rival confirms her massive financial advantage. With just 11 days to go until Americans choose a new president, the Republican nominee is revving up the pace of his campaign, challenging his rival Friday in battleground Iowa. While Clinton holds the overall poll lead, a handful of states -- including Iowa, where voting has already begun -- look to be close-fought.
Soybean exports power U.S. economy to best performance in two years
The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in two years in the third quarter as a surge in soybean exports and a rebound in inventory investment offset a slowdown in consumer spending. Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, supported the economy in the third quarter by increasing at a 2.1 percent rate.
The Latest: Obama to campaign for Clinton next week
Deep South drought kills crops, threatens herds, dries lakes
Thousands of Iraqis being used as human shields near Mosul
QAYARA, Iraq (AP) ? For three months, as Islamic State militants ranged across farms and villages south of Mosul, they took Sayid Naheer, his wife and eight children with them. The family was among tens of thousands of people that the U.N. says have been rounded up to be used as human shields.
US discloses Russian fighter jet near miss over SyriaWASHINGTON (AP) ? The U.S. military says that in a previously undisclosed encounter in the skies over Syria, a Russian fighter jet flew so close to a larger American plane that its crew could feel the "jet wash," or turbulence, from the Russian plane.
Trump's still short on promise to invest $100M into campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump has repeatedly said he will spend $100 million or more of his own money on his presidential bid. Yet even with a fresh donation, he'd be $34 million short of that promise.