By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. BE SURE OF THE FACTS WHEN THE CANDIDATES AREN'T
The AP's Calvin Woodward offers a guide to help you sort out any debatable claims made by Obama and Romney
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman who called herself Jihad Jane and admitted she plotted to kill a Swedish artist who offended Muslims faces a life sentence in December.
Pennsburg resident Colleen LaRose has been in custody since she returned from Ireland to surrender to the FBI in 2009.
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House has put special operations strike forces on standby and moved drones into the skies above Africa, ready to strike militant targets from Libya to Mali - if investigators can find the al-Qaida-linked group
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney practiced for their second debate as the economy posted another set of positive numbers just over three weeks from Election Day.
The stakes for Tuesday's town-hall debate at Hofstra University on New York's
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - One at a time, the prison inmates sat down at a wooden table, linked by videoconference to a Boston courtroom, where their attorneys and prosecutors explained the role a disgraced chemist played in their criminal cases.
One by one, the judge agreed
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan sued a disc jockey, the DJ's ex-wife and a gossip website Monday after a sex tape involving Hogan and the woman was posted online.
Hogan said in two lawsuits that he had consensual sex with his best friend'
WASHINGTON (AP) - Social Security recipients won't be getting big benefit increases next year, but the small raises they will receive are playing an important role in helping seniors grow their incomes even as younger workers lose ground.
Preliminary figures show the annual benefit boost
By BEN McCONVILLEAssociated Press
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Scotland moved a step closer Monday to a vote on independence after Scottish and British leaders signed a deal laying the groundwork for a popular referendum that could radically alter the shape of the United Kingdom.
By DAVE CARPENTERAP Business Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Economists foresee only tepid growth for the coming year, with unemployment back above 8 percent for the first half of 2013.
The good news: The housing market is recovering faster than expected and the economy likely won't fall off a "
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up an appeal from Arizona over its requirement that people prove they are American citizens before registering to vote.
The justices will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked the law in some instances.
A 10-member panel of