• In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. President Barack Obama returns from vacation rested and ready for a busy fall, including pressing Congress for Zika funding and fending off congressional attacks over the administration's $400 million "leverage" payment to Iran. Obama also plans a dogged effort to help elect Democrat Hillary Clinton as president.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Obama is down to the final hours of his summer vacation

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is returning from vacation rested and ready for a busy fall, including pressing Congress for money to protect against the Zika virus and fending off lawmakers’ attacks over the administration’s $400 million “leverage” payment to Iran.

  • Prosecutors can search ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez’s phone

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled that prosecutors can examine a cellphone owned by former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez for possible evidence in his upcoming double murder trial.

  • Pool from US Olympic trials to relocate to Boston

    BOSTON (AP) — The pool from the 2012 Olympic trials will be dismantled and moved to Boston after the competition.