TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot, a dispute that could have a big effect on Republicans recapturing a Senate majority.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases — but whether that means he got special treatment depends who you ask.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop the recruiting went straight to the city's large Somali community to build trust and gain understanding.
(Reuters) - Downed wires and debris on the tracks resulted in the suspension of Amtrak service between Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia on Tuesday morning. The problem began overnight when a Norfolk Southern Corp freight train came into contact with a pole supporting the overhead wire system, said Amtrak spokesman Craig Schulz. Engineers were working to fix the problem as quickly as possible, he said, but there was no time estimate on when service would be restored. Amtrak service is operating between Philadelphia, New York and Boston, although passengers may see some delays, Schulz said. ...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a budget for 2015 that for the first time in years will be focused less on financial austerity and more on security in light of international conflicts.
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese exploration rig at the center of a tense maritime standoff with Vietnam earlier this year has made its first deep sea gas discovery in the politically volatile South China Sea, state media announced Tuesday.