• Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in Johnstown, Pa. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Trump vows no regrets; Clinton ups pressure over Khan attack

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election’s most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he’ll have no regrets — even if he loses.

  • In this June 6, 2013 file photo, the sign outside the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Md. The Justice Department says a former National Security Agency’s theft of top secret information was “breathtaking” in its scope. Federal prosecutors revealed new details Thursday about their case against Harold Martin, a Maryland man arrested in August on charges of stealing classified information. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Ex-NSA worker accused of stealing secrets to stay in custody

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody as prosecutors continue building a criminal case against him, a federal judge ruled Friday.

  • A Dyson, left, and SharkNinja cleaning heads from an upright vacuum are positioned together at the evacuumstore.com retail location in Braintree, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Dyson and SharkNinja, fierce competitors in the U.S. vacuum cleaner market, have settled a bitter legal dispute. The two companies were to have duked it out in federal court over advertising campaigns in which each claimed their vacuums had the best suction or cleaned better. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    SharkNinja, Dyson end legal battle over advertising claims

    BOSTON (AP) — Two of the most well-known names in vacuum cleaners have ended a two-year legal battle over just how much their products suck.

  • Commission rejects move of Confederate statue from park

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Historical Commission is blocking a plan by Memphis city leaders to move a statue honoring a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader out of the downtown area.

  • In this March 1, 2016 file photo, voters make their choice in the ballot booth during primary election day at Sherrod Elementary School in Arlington, Texas. Officials in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana say they've denied a request by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the November general election. The U.S. State Department's spokesman says Russia hasn't participated in an international mission to observe elections, so its effort to do so on the state level represents "nothing more than a PR stunt." (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department’s spokesman dismissed as “nothing more than a PR stunt.”

  • Kansas conference eliminates roster and scholarship limits

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An athletic conference composed of 19 Kansas community colleges has dropped a rule adopted during the desegregation era to limit out-of-state players on basketball and football teams.

  • The Latest: More voters registering online in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on efforts to modernize New Mexico’s campaign finance and elections systems (all times local):

  • United Nations staff, some holding signs, stand in a silent protest against a U.N. meeting to designate Wonder Woman as an "Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls," Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman’s 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman.

  • Navajo Nation rejects new nursing home

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council voted against a proposed 120-bed nursing home before ending its fall session.

  • Appeals court revives lawsuit by Abu Ghraib inmates

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against a military contractor filed by former inmates of Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison.