$15M gift for NYPL afterschool program

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Public Library has received a $15 million gift from the late editor of Cosmopolitan magazine for an afterschool…

Man charged in fatal Minn. shooting

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A 31-year-old man is charged with fatally shooting another man outside a Burnsville bar last weekend, but the suspect…

Govt shutdown wouldn't stop Obamacare

A partial government shutdown next week would leave the major parts of the law in place and rolling along, according to former Democratic an…

House GOP considers options on shutdown

The timeline is daunting since House GOP leaders appear all but certain to reject the Senate’s attempt at a simple, straightforward stopgap …