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At least 7 people are dead after a tour bus and a semi-truck crashed early Sunday on a freeway near Palm Springs, California. The California Highway Patrol says at least 30 others were injured. There's no word yet on what caused the crash.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Northern Iraq Sunday for a closer assessment of the fight against the Islamic State group. He met with Kurdish leaders whose forces have launched a new defensive in the operation to wrest Mosul from the militants and with U.S. service members who are not far from the battle.
With just over two weeks to go before Election Day, the presidential candidates are pushing their messages in battleground states. Hillary Clinton spent the day in North Carolina. Donald Trump was campaigning in must-win Florida. His camp acknowledging he's trailing in the race, but insisting he still has a viable path to win the White House.
And it's been a day following a long night of celebration for Chicago Cubs' fans, who are heading to the world series for the first time in 71 years.
Kelly Daschle, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.