Famed 1960s anti-war activist Tom Hayden dies

FILE - In this June 6, 1988 file photo, Tom Hayden talks about his new book, "Reunion," during a interview at his office in Santa Monica, Calif. Hayden, the famed 1960s anti-war activist who moved beyond his notoriety as a Chicago 8 defendant to become a California legislator, author and lecturer, has died. He was 76. His wife, Barbara Williams, says Hayden died on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Santa Monica of a long illness. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Famed ’60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.

Limited gains in first week of Mosul offensive

FILE -- In this Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 file photo, Peshmerga convoy drives towards a frontline in Khazer, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of Mosul, Iraq. In the week since Iraq launched an operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, its forces have pushed toward the city from the north, east and south, battling the militants in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages. In the heavily mined approaches to the city they met with fierce resistance, as IS unleashed suicide truck bombs, rockets and mortars. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen, File)

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — In the week since Iraq launched an operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, its forces have pushed toward the city from the north, east and south, battling the militants in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages.

Tour bus slams into truck, kills 13 in California

Workers remove debris from a semi-truck that crashed with a tour bus on Interstate 10, west of the Indian Canyon Drive off-ramp, in Desert Hot Springs, near Palm Springs, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. A tour bus and the semi-truck crashed on the highway in Southern California early Sunday, killing at least a dozen of people and injuring at least 30 others, some critically, the California Highway Patrol said. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Pena)

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus returning home to Los Angeles from a casino trip plowed into the back of a semi-truck on a California highway early Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31 others, authorities said.

France moving more than 6,000 migrants

Migrants carrying their belonging arrive before being registered at a processing centre in the makeshift migrant camp known as "the jungle" near Calais, northern France, Monday Oct. 24, 2016. French authorities say the closure of the slum-like camp in Calais will start on Monday and will last approximatively a week in what they describe as a "humanitarian" operation. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

CALAIS, France (AP) — Lines of migrants with their lives in small bags are walking to a registration center in the French port city of Calais, the first day of the mass evacuation and destruction of the filthy camp they called home.

Bill Murray honored with Mark Twain prize

Bill Murray arrives at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor presented to Bill Murray on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Washington. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray’s elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation’s top prize for comedy.

U.S.: Philippine leader sparks distress worldwide

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affair Daniel Russel, center, waves to reporters before meeting with officials at the Department of Foreign Affairs in suburban Pasay, south of Manila, Philippines on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. Russel has said that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked consternation in the U.S. and other governments and in the business world. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — America’s top diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial remarks and a “real climate of uncertainty” about his government’s intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.

Looking past Trump, Clinton helps other Democrats

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is joined by mothers of black men who died from gun violence, Geneva Reed-Veal, left, mother of Sandra Bland, Lucia McBath, second from left, mother of Jordan Davis, Sybrina Fulton, center, mother of Trayvon Martin, Maria Hamilton, second from right, mother of Dontre Hamilton, and Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner as she speaks during Sunday service at Union Baptist church, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Durham, N.C. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House.

Teen faces life beyond the bullet

In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 photo, vehicles pass by as Jonathan Annicks poses for a portrait in front of his home, just a few feet from where a gunman shot him while he was inside his brother's parked car in Chicago on April 10. He has little interest in the shooter. "If I lived with spite every day, then I don't think I would be able to function properly," he says. "I'd be very miserable if I were worrying about what he's doing or where he is. I don't think it's worth it." (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — He suddenly felt as if a hot wire had torn through his chest. It hurt to breathe.

Venezuelan Congress declares Maduro staged a coup

Pro-government supporters and opposition lawmakers argue with each other as a group of government supporters force themselves into at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. Government supporters interrupted a special congressional session where lawmakers were discussing bringing legal charges against President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Congress on Sunday declared that the government had staged a coup by blocking a drive to recall President Nicolas Maduro in a raucous legislative session that was interrupted when his supporters stormed the chamber.

China’s Xi Jinping enforces will on Communist Party

Visitors walk past images of China's past and present leaders, from left, Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin, Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping on display at an exhibition on the Long March at the military museum in Beijing, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. Having punished more than a million Communist Party members for corruption, current President Xi will use a key meeting that started Monday to drive home the message that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from over and that his authority remains undiminished. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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