DENVER — As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Drew Brees overcame a shaky start and threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South.
Lookout Valley Middle High official announced that they are closed Friday, Oct. 31 because of a water main break at the school and the lack of water in the building.
FREDERICK, Md. — A well-preserved human forearm that was once displayed near the Antietam National Battlefield as "The Arm of the Unknown Soldier" is now grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
LOS ANGELES — Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.
OXFORD, Pa. — A suburban Philadelphia group trying to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery has new reason to think a piece of aluminum found on a Pacific atoll came from her lost plane.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Jurors could start deliberating Friday in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten nearly three years ago on a band bus as part of a hazing ritual.
SALT LAKE CITY — Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths weren't accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions, according to a statement released Thursday.
DUNMORE, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police, sending a seven-week manhunt, have captured a man accused of ambushing two troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other.
BRUSSELS — Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flows into Ukraine throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine.
The intersection of Tennessee Avenue at West 40th Street has been redesigned and a new traffic pattern is in place, the city traffic engineer's office says.
Mohawk Industries Inc. boosted its net earnings by 21 percent over the year-ago period during the third quarter, achieving the highest earnings per share in the company's history after excluding one-time items.
TVA's oldest nuclear reactor resumed power generation today after successfully completing a refueling and maintenance outage.
Peter Whittenberger, 60, of Lafayette, died in a fire at a home on Round Pond road this morning, according to a news release from the Office of Insurance and Safety Commissioner in Georgia.