Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who killed 3

Law enforcement officials said Friday they might never know the motive for a female shooter's violent rampage that killed three people and wounded three at a sprawling Maryland warehouse before she turned the gun on herself. It's little consolation for grieving relatives and others trying to find answers.

NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

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Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant Friday where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters.

Cruz, O'Rourke getting combative in close Texas Senate race

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The surprisingly close U.S. Senate race in Texas is growing more combative, and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke are staking their chances on two sharply different visions of America.
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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, now is planning a Monday vote of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her testimony

Sen. Charles Grassley planned a Monday vote by the Judiciary Committee on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination without a quick agreement.
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Ben Carson calls Kavanaugh's opponents 'desperate'

Housing Secretary Ben Carson is attributing the controversy over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to people who want to "fundamentally change this country."

Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke repeatedly traded barbs during a testy first debate Friday night, underscoring how a Texas Senate race that long looked like a cakewalk for the conservative incumbent now appears to be anything but one.

AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year as law enforcement agencies grew increasingly unnerved about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with the exchange. One person who was present at the time said Rosenstein was just being sarcastic.
In last weeks before primary, Pawlenty, Walz maintain money lead
Campaign Finance: Governor In last weeks before primary, Pawlenty, Walz maintain money lead
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Though neither have their party's endorsement, Republican candidate Tim Pawlenty and DFL candidate Tim Walz have raised significantly more campaign cash than their rivals in the last weeks before contested primaries.

Michael Cohen visits NY courthouse a month after guilty plea

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid an unannounced visit Friday to the federal courthouse in New York where he pleaded guilty a month ago.

AP NewsBreak: DHS secretary says FEMA chief won't lose job

The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.

The Latest: Ford wants another day to consider testifying

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):

When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel like it will never end.

The Latest: Trump says he won't rush North Korea deal

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Collins: Delay vote to let Kavanaugh accuser testify

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday that President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee's accuser was "appalling" and a disservice to both the judge and the woman who has accused him of a long-ago sexual assault.

AP Explains: The 25th Amendment to the Constitution

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein raised the idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office, The New York Times reported Friday. Rosenstein has denied making the suggestion.

Trump says he'll rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI on Friday, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench" following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording the president.

Rep. Nunes faulted by rival for photo with hand symbol

Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California was criticized Friday by his Democratic rival in the November election after a photograph on social media showed the congressman next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist.

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by border agent

Friends and family gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer.

The Latest: Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence (all times local):8:15 p.m.Authorities say the death toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath…

The Latest: O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke (all times local):

The Latest: Trump says he'll rid DoJ of 'lingering stench'

The Latest on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local):

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Madison officials say ICE immigrant arrests violated policy

Madison officials say Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents violated city policy by detaining at least six immigrants without letting police know ahead of time.

Fugitive accused of threatening Trump arrested in Ohio

The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio.