by Patrick Whittle And David Sharp, The Associated Press
Gov. Paul LePage on Monday released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don't back up his claim that out-of-state blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of Maine's trafficking arrests for heroin and similar drugs.
Five people were killed in a shooting this weekend at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about four of the victims have been reported by some of their employers and Washington state media.
From Hempstead, New York – As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton get set to meet in the first of their three debates, all sorts of different story lines are possible tonight on stage at Hofstra University.
Mexico's Roman Catholic Church on Monday harshly criticized what it called a campaign to smear three priests murdered in less than a week by suggesting the victims had been involved in questionable behavior.
Syria's foreign minister said Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo sifted through the rubble from the heaviest airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years.
Drug giant Pfizer says it won't split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging stock price, ending years of Wall Street speculation over its strategy and future.
by Abdullah Al-Shihri And Aya Batrawy, The Associated Press
Saudi Arabia's King Salman is reducing the salaries and benefits of senior officials and the Cabinet cut bonuses for public employees on Monday, as lower oil prices continue to pinch the kingdom's economy.
by Julie Pace And Jill Colvin, The Associated Press
With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican's pugnacious promises to upend Washington.
by Denise Lavoie And Jennifer Mcdermott, The Associated Press
A Vermont man whose boat sank spent seven days adrift on an inflatable life raft before he was rescued off the coast of Massachusetts by a passing freighter, but his still-missing mother was presumed dead, the Coast Guard said Monday.
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The White House says it's difficult to envision any military cooperation with Russia in Syria because Moscow has repeatedly failed to fulfill its commitments to a recent cease-fire deal.
Week 3 of the NFL season offered a nice break from the injury-ravaged first two weeks. While some stars were banged up, Sunday's action was marked by big performances, lots of offense, and a healthy dose of inflated fantasy scores.
by Joshua Goodman And Andrea Rodriguez, The Associated Press
Colombia takes a big step Monday toward emerging from its decades-long nightmare of bloody violence when the government and the country's largest rebel movement sign a peace accord that emerged from four years of negotiations.
Egypt's president on Monday rejected criticism that the military's growing economic involvement was distracting it from its core duties, an issue that recently moved center stage when the armed forces said it would intervene to end shortages of baby formula.
Brazilian authorities arrested a former finance minister Monday for his alleged role in a massive kickback scheme, the latest high-level politician to be snared in a corruption probe roiling Latin America's largest nation.
The Justice Department announced Monday it's awarding more than $20 million for law enforcement agencies around the country to establish or enhance their use of body cameras, a move that comes after several fatal shootings of black men by police that have prompted widespread protests.
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Monday that Egyptians must join hands with the government to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that struck last week when a Europe-bound boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank off Egypt's coast, drowning at least 170 people.
Turkish financial markets took a battering Monday after ratings agency Moody's downgraded the country's credit grade to junk status to account for a series of shocks to the economy that included bombings and an attempted coup.
Arnold Palmer’s name is synonymous with golf and refreshment. The legendary duffer lent his name to his signature beverage after drinking the combination of iced tea and lemonade for years after hot days on the golf course in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, according to Palmer’s website.
Italian officials warned Monday that Switzerland could face consequences after voters in the border canton of Ticino approved a referendum calling on authorities to grant preference to Swiss workers over foreigners in employment.
Bosnia's state prosecutor has issued a summons to Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik who initiated a Bosnian Serb referendum that was held in violation of the constitution, the prosecution office said Monday.
Close allies of Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose presidency was marked by confrontation with the West, said Monday that the country's supreme leader recommended he not run in next May's presidential election because he is a polarizing figure among hard-liners.
by Sylvie Corbet And Thibault Camus, The Associated Press
The migrant camp in Calais must be fully dismantled by the end of the year, French President Francois Hollande said Monday, addressing a major issue for his Socialist government ahead of next year's presidential election.
Dubai Airports is boosting the number of specialized facilities to handle Airbus A380 planes at the Middle East's busiest airport as hometown carrier Emirates grows its fleet of the double-decker aircraft.