Tropical storm Gonzalo is expected to become a hurricane by tonight or early Tuesday. The forecast track takes the storm over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. But it isn't likely to hit Florida or the US east coast.
A North Carolina gun-rights group is challenging a ban on concealed handguns at the State Fair. The group argues that ban is illegal because of a North Carolina law passed in 2013 expanding where concealed handguns can be carried.
A new ebola screening program began Saturday at Kennedy International airport in New York, and will be expanded over the next week to Newark Liberty, Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta.
An off-duty St. Louis police officer fatally shot a black man after an altercation between the two. Police say the man fired first. Protests erupted Wednesday night in south St. Louis after the shooting.
With less than a month until election day, Democrats plan to put $1 million behind Rick Weiland, running for South Dakota's open Senate seat. Weiland faces a tough race against former Republican Gov. Mike Rounds.
While Greg Orman has refused to say which party he would caucus with should he win the open Senate seat in Kansas, his opponent Republican Senator Pat Roberts sought to paint him as a Democrat during a debate on Wednesday.
Mohammed Hamzah Khan was charged Monday with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist group. The Chicago-area teen was arrested Saturday while attempting to board an international flight.
The president called on the nation to remember and stand by those Americans who have given life and limb for their country at the opening of American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington Sunday.