• Immigrant ID revisions raise new humanitarian concerns

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials ran into fresh criticism Tuesday about revisions to the state’s immigrant driver’s license law at a public hearing on the proposed regulations.

  • The president of one of the largest police organizations in the United States on Monday, OCT. 17, 2016, apologized for historical mistreatment of minorities, calling it a "dark side of our shared history" that must be acknowledged and overcome. Terrence Cunningham, president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, said at the group's annual conference that police have historically been a face of oppression, enforcing laws that ensured legalized discrimination and denial of basic rights. He was not more specific. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

    Reactions are mixed to police leader’s apology

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — For some, the apology went too far. For others, it didn’t go far enough. For many, it was just right.

  • The Latest: US says Aleppo pause ‘too little, too late’

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria’s civil war (all times local):

  • The Latest: President says university committed to reform

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on an agreement between the U.S. Justice Department and University of New Mexico aimed at improving the school’s response to sexual assault complaints (all times local):

  • In this Aug. 9, 2016, photo, U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez speaks to reporters from his desk in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Martinez and the U.S. Justice Department announced an agreement with the University of New Mexico on Monday, Oct. 17, to improve how the school responds to student complaints of sexual assault and harassment. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)

    Feds reach agreement with UNM to reform sex assault response

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico will revise how it investigates sexual assault complaints under an agreement Monday with the U.S. Justice Department that comes nearly six months after a harsh federal report accused the school of failing in its handling of the cases.

  • Television crews set up outside of the presidential debate site Monday Oct. 17, 2016 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Las Vegas as preparation continue for the final debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

    Clinton campaign venturing further into GOP territory

    WHITE PLAINS, New York (AP) — Hillary Clinton is advancing into states the Democrats haven’t won in decades, confidently expanding her offensive against Donald Trump and aiming to help her party win back control of Congress.

  • In this photo released early Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 and provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, rescue workers trying to remove a boy stuck in the debris of a building in the neighborhood of Qaterji in rebel-held east Aleppo following an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. Syrian activists are reporting that airstrikes on a rebel-held, eastern neighborhood in the city of Aleppo have killed at least 13 people, including children. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the airstrikes hit the Marjeh neighborhood. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

    Activists: Aleppo province airstrikes kill 36 people

    BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the northern province of Aleppo Monday killed at least 36 people, including children, opposition activists said, as violence in Syria continued while a major operation began against the Islamic State group in neighboring Iraq.

  • FILE -- In this Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces gather ahead of an operation to re-take the Islamic State-held City of Mosul, outside Irbil, Iraq. Iraqi forces appear poised to launch their most complex anti-IS operation to date: retaking the country’s second largest city of Mosul. While the country’s military has won a string of territorial victories that have pushed IS out of more than half of the territory the group once held, some Iraqi officials worry that the Mosul fight has been rushed and if the city is retaken without a plan to broker a peace, it could lead to more violence.  (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)

    Retaking Mosul: Iraqi forces most complex anti-IS operation

    IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have launched their most complex anti-Islamic State operation to date: retaking the country’s second-largest city of Mosul.

  • This Oct. 14, 2016 photo provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows Gavin Wright. Wright is one of three members of a Kansas militia group were charged Friday Oct. 14, 2016, with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in Garden City, Kan. Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said Curtis Wayne Allen, Patrick Eugene Stein and Wright are members of a group calling itself the Kansas Security Force. Beall says the arrests were the culmination of an eight-month investigation. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    3 suspects in bomb plot against Somalis to face Kansas court

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three men accused of plotting to attack Somali immigrants in western Kansas appeared in court Monday, where they were appointed lawyers and ordered to remain in custody for the time being.

  • In this picture taken on Oct. 11, 2016, a border guard looks through binoculars on the Danube in the area of Calafat, Romania. Romania has invested in border control to prevent migrants illegally passing through the country on their way to Western Europe, and the efforts seem to be working. Migrants have proved ingenious in their sometimes life-threatening attempts to illegally enter Romania. They hide under trucks, take the short but perilous journey across the Danube or simply walk under cover of darkness from Serbia into Romania. (AP Photo/Olimpiu Gheorghiu)

    Romania beefs up border control to discourage migrants

    BEBA VECHE, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police officer Marius Stuparu is driving through pouring rain in an SUV, monitoring for any sign of migrants trying to enter the country from Serbia and Hungary.