Photos: Scenes from the shutdown

The effects of the government shutdown are being felt from coast to coast. From the closure of government offices to the shutdown of nationa…

Afghan female police officers laugh at a joke during a training session at the Police Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry, said the government plans to double the number of female officers from 2,200 to more than 4,000 in time for next April's presidential and provincial elections. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

Top AP photos for week, September 26th

Photos published Sept. 19-26, 2013 include Kenya mall attack, Tehran parade and New York Yankee Mariano Rivera taking the field for his reti…

Red Carpet Style | Rush

The film chronicles the rivalry of two F1 drivers, James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

Michael Douglas accepts the award for for outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie for his role in “Behind The Candelabra” at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Red Carpet Style | 2013 Emmys

There were romantic lace overlays, graphic black-and-white combinations, strategic skin-baring slashes and tough-girl harnesses.

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Photos: Remains of 6 found in cars

Authorities in Oklahoma on Tuesday recovered two vehicles from a lake that contain the bodies of six people who may have been missing for de…