Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, blasted as "adorably out of touch" a person who criticized her Instagram post in which Linton depicted her designer-label outfit.
State officials are warning people not to eat fish caught in a stretch of a western Pennsylvania river after tests found extremely high levels of a potentially dangerous chemical.
Minnesota Republican state Sen. David Osmek has announced a campaign for governor.
The final stage of jury selection for next month's corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey gets underway in Newark.
Charlottesville, Virginia, is planning to cover the statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in black fabric.
A man has been shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in Kewaunee County.
An official in a Massachusetts town has publicly apologized after posting a racist slur on Facebook in the wake of the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
Iran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site.
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Sen. Al Franken knows how to find a few minutes of semi-privacy at the State Fair so he can eat an ear of corn.
Imam Ikram ul-Huq thinks the debate over a mosque near the site of the former Twin Towers is dumb and downright un-American.
In a story Aug. 21 about apartments planned in Muncie, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the city where Wisconsin-based Commonwealth Development Corp. is based. It's Fond du Lac, not Fon du Lac.
The Latest on President Donald Trump and US policy in Afghanistan (all times local):
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he will not support a resolution to censure President Donald Trump over his comments following a white supremacist rally in Virginia, but said Trump "messed up" by saying "both sides" were to blame for violence and that there were "very fine people" among those marching to protect Confederate statues.
Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win."
The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision one executive said breaks a personal promise from President Donald Trump to take the extraordinary step to benefit the industry.