Court to weigh use of race in drawing political lines

Case on Alabama redistricting could have implications throughout the South.

Richardson: N. Korea seeks talks through U.S. prisoners

North Korea offers Americans as bargaining chips, a former ambassador says

U.S.-made sneakers may be afoot for military recruits

Move could end cash allowances that let recruits buy foreign-made shoes for boot camp.

Obama rallies Wisconsin workers at Labor Day festival

Obama touts jobs numbers at Milwaukee labor festival

Ukraine talks begin; Russia seeks 'peaceful settlement'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said military won't intervene.

Walter Mazzone, 'underwater Right Stuff' legend, dies

Mazzone, 96, was best known for his Sealab work that advanced deep sea diving and rescue.

British terror suspects may be stripped of passports

London concerned British Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria may try to return home.

What's a hardback? College libraries going bookless

IN THIS STORY: Florida Polytechnic University, University of Chicago, North Carolina State University

Marine Corps helicopter crashes; all 25 aboard rescued

The 17 Marines and eight Navy sailors were recovered and were on board the USS Mesa Verde.

From parades to barbecues, a Labor of love

NYC's West Indian Day Parade is one of the nation's biggest holiday celebrations.

Texting while driving, woman impaled through buttocks

Pole pierces woman's car, body as she's running late to a business meeting.

Cross at Indiana state park prompts atheist protest

State deciding if wood carving can remain in park dedicated to veterans.

Big Tex awards: Funnel Cake Ale, Fried Gulf Shrimp Boil

State Fair of Texas honors creativity and taste of culinary creations.

L.A. Mayor proposes $13.25 minimum wage

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti proposes raising minimum wage from $9 to $13.25 by 2017

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