Mom arrested after disabled son, 27, dies of malnourishment

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died….

3 Legislature seats filled for possible Vegas stadium vote

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three people whose votes could determine whether a nearly $2 billion stadium is built to lure the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas were appointed Tuesday to vacant seats in the Nevada Legislature….

Governor signs bill targeting ‘doctor-shopping’ for opioids

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday that aims to address the scourge of opioid abuse….

Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a "dog whistle" that smacked of unmistakable sexism….

Judge’s ruling weakens Election Day registration in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Voters in highly populated areas of Illinois will have fewer options to register on Election Day this November after a federal judge on Tuesday temporarily halted broader registration rules that Republicans call unconstitutional….

SpaceX chief envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to Mars within a century, "Battlestar Galactica" style….

Prosecutor: No federal charges in police killing in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A white Memphis police officer won't face federal civil rights charges in the shooting death of a 19-year-old black man, the federal government announced Tuesday….

2 men charged in California killings

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two young men were charged Tuesday with murder in the slayings of a California couple and family friend who were discovered after the couple's 6-year-old daughter called police….

Many women say Trump showed too much testosterone at debate

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Constant interruption. A condescending tone. Eye-rolling….

APNewsBreak: Another prep school finds sex abuse in its past

The Pomfret School in Connecticut has revealed that several of its teachers engaged in improper conduct with students between the 1970s and 2000s, adding its name to a list of elite boarding schools now reckoning with past sexual misconduct by educators….