Judge: Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status
A judge has ruled that grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the Canadian border can be considered endangered even if they are not on the brink of extinction
Court rejects appeal from praying football coach
A federal appeals court says a Washington state school district does not have to immediately re-hire a football coach who lost his job for praying on the field after games
Bank robbery charges filed against 'AK-47 bandit' suspect
Bank robbery charges filed in Nebraska against man suspected of being 'AK-47 bandit'
Severe storms sweep the nation
Heavy rain from Kentucky to Pennsylvania has caused power outages and flooding, while in the Midwest, storms trapped multiple drivers and necessitated water rescues.
Gibson strong, Polanco stays hot as Twins top White Sox 4-1
Kyle Gibson escaped early trouble for his best start of the season, Jorge Polanco homered for the third time in two days and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1
Sparks replace banged-up Lynx atop the AP WNBA power poll
The Minnesota Lynx are banged up and struggling. Lindsay Whalen has been sidelined for a few weeks with a broken bone in her hand and Rebekkah Brunson is out with a sprained ankle. Without the two starters, the Lynx have dropped three of their last four games and fell out of first in The Associated
Rose Bowl stars Darnold, Barkley lead AP All-America team
Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley highlight the first Associated Press preseason All-America team
Sam Darnold headlines loaded 'Conference of QBs'
The Pac-12 is known as the Conference of Quarterbacks, and this season a lot of the attention is falling on USC's Sam Darnold and Washington's Jake Browning
Senate panel plans 2 hearings on girding health insurance
A Republican Senate aide says the Senate health committee is scheduling two hearings early next month on how the nation's individual health insurance marketplaces can be stabilized