|Okla. residents start picking up the pieces|
Survivors of Monday's twister begin assessing what's left of their homes.
|Immigration bill heads to full Senate|
WASHINGTON (AP) — A far-reaching bill to remake the nation's immigration system is headed to the full Senate, where tough battles are brewing on gay marriage, border security and other contentious issues, with the outcome impossible to predict.
|Anthony Weiner launches bid to become NYC mayor|
The ex-congressman who resigned over raunchy tweets says he running for mayor of New York.
|N. Korean leader sends special envoy to China|
North Korea sent a top military official in an apparent bid to mend frayed relations.
|Officials say Benghazi suspects under surveillance|
The five men are said to be under round-the-clock U.S. surveillance in Libya.
|Garcetti builds lead as L.A. picks new mayor|
Councilman Eric Garcetti has opened a growing lead in the race for Los Angeles mayor.
|Iran's Ahmadinejad denounces election decision|
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says a decision by election overseers to disqualify his top aide from an upcoming presidential race is an act of "oppression" and he will take the case to the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
|600 police photos of Tucson rampage scene released|
PHOENIX (AP) — In the chaotic moments after a gunman wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, investigators quickly turned a patrol car into a makeshift whiteboard, using markers to scrawl relevant information about the investigation.
|Portland, Ore., rejecting water fluoridation|
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland, Ore., has conceded defeat in an effort to add fluoride to the city's drinking water.
|Up to 30 hurt in crash in northwest Ohio|
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — The state Highway Patrol says up to 30 people have been injured in a crash between a commercial bus and a car on Interstate 75 in northwest Ohio.
|Senate panel backs arming Syria rebels|
A committee supports legislation that would send arms to vetted members.
|Man charged in death of missing Maine teenager|
Nichole Cable told her family she was going to see someone she'd met on Facebook.
|Death toll rises to 28 in Indonesia mine accident|
The Arizona-based company closed the world's second-largest copper mine last week.
|Jodi Arias asks jury to spare her death penalty|
She pleaded with an Arizona jury to sentence her instead to life in prison.
|FBI ID's Benghazi suspects, but no arrests yet|
There isn't enough proof to try them in a U.S. civilian court, officials say.
|Mysterious illness kills 2 in southeast Alabama|
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A mysterious respiratory illness has left five people hospitalized and two dead in southeast Alabama, state health officials said Tuesday.
|Ark. treasurer resigns amid charges she took cash|
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' state treasurer resigned Tuesday after being accused of accepting at least $36,000 cash in exchange for steering business to an investment broker, bowing to bipartisan calls to step down or face removal from office.