Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response
WASHINGTON (AP) — United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown. Their remedy was far from clear.
More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with shows canceled in six states, the embattled entertainer received standing ovations from a sold-out crowd when he took the stage and when he left it Friday in Florida.
Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making
The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here's how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded since then:
Islamic State group's drive for Kobani is blunted
BEIRUT (AP) — More than two months into its assault on Kobani, the Islamic State group is still pouring fighters and resources into trying to capture the besieged Syrian Kurdish town, but the drive has been blunted.