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  • Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup's Round 2

    1 hour, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Stop Brad Keselowski if you've heard this one before. "I guess you couldn't ask for a better way to start the Chase," he said after winning NASCAR's playoff series opener. "Today was about as much of ...

  • Skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks — so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth. Self-injury is one ...

  • McIlroy fades in season finale, Horschel wins

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy found his ball submerged in deep rough, next to a fence that separates the course from the driving range at East Lake. He jumped up and down, trying to see over a holly bush that ...

  • Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away. Don't expect a repeat of last year's website meltdown, but the new sign-up period could expose ...

  • ICYMI: Adrian Peterson, Jets' TO top NFL topics

    1 hour, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) It is not the case that an NFL player is suspended or deactivated because of — or kept around despite — a pending criminal case each and every day. Just seems that way lately. And the futures of some players, ...

  • Jay Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in fourth

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — All week, Brandon Marshall stayed optimistic that his bum ankle would heal enough to let him play against the San Francisco 49ers. He received the go ahead 90 minutes before kickoff, and there were no ...

  • Hundreds flee 2 California wildfires

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures. The blaze, sparked Sunday afternoon near Bass Lake in Central ...

  • Civil War officer to receive Medal of Honor

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is bestowing the nation's highest military honor on a Union Army officer who was killed more than 150 years ago during the Battle of Gettysburg. First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing died in July 1863 ...

  • Hong Kong rethinks rules after Alibaba IPO loss

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — Alibaba's choice of New York over Hong Kong for its blockbuster IPO was a blow for the Chinese financial center. Now, the city's stock market is starting to rethink rules that stopped it from accommodating the ...

  • British boy gets 1st proton treatment in Prague

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) PRAGUE (AP) — A British boy at the center of an uproar after his parents took him from a U.K. hospital without doctors' consent is receiving the first treatment for his brain tumor in the Czech capital. Monday's treatment was ...

  • Denver's defense secures 24-17 win over Chiefs

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos have their issues on third down. Goal-line stands are another matter altogether. For the second straight week, Denver's remodeled defense mustered a pair of goal line stands to fend off an opponent in a ...

  • Greek island missing out on tourism boom

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) IOANNINA, Greece (AP) — What's not to like about this island, with its cobbled streets, traditional stone-built houses, affordable fresh fish, and a quiet 15-minute boat ride from the mainland? But Pamvotis Island is missing out on Greece's tourism boom, ...

  • Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Reconnaissance planes at the ready, France called together diplomats to come up with a coherent global strategy Monday to combat extremists from the Islamic State group, minus the two countries who share most of Iraq's borders. With ...

  • Iowa Democrats react to Hillary Rodham Clinton

    2 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democrats gave a warm welcome to Hillary Rodham Clinton at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraiser. But not all party loyalists from the early-voting state were ready to hand her the 2016 presidential nomination just ...

  • Clinton embraces Iowa, Obama in return to state

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses seemed but a fading memory when the former secretary of state took the stage in front of roughly 10,000 loyal Democrats at outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom ...

  • Gates' 3 TD catches carry Chargers to 30-21 upset

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Antonio Gates hears the talk every offseason, that he's lost a step and isn't effective anymore. He just shrugs it off. It was vintage Gates on display Sunday, when the star tight end caught three touchdown ...

  • Davis leads Rams over Buccaneers in 1st NFL start

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Austin Davis felt right at home making his first NFL start. A third-stringer in training camp, Davis threw for 235 yards without interception Sunday to lead the St. Louis Rams to a 19-17 victory over the ...

  • Watt's TD catch fuels Texans' 30-14 win vs Raiders

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Texans are right back where they were a year ago after two games. Now they need to figure out how to avoid the collapse that led to 14 straight losses to end last season. ...

  • AP Top Science News At 3:20 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) US works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough? Skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look Mass. school at center of treatment controversy Alien-like giant water-living dinosaur unveiled Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a ...

  • Cardinals keep on winning, Giants keep on losing

    2 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Getting off to poor starts caused the Arizona Cardinals and New York Giants to miss the playoffs a year ago. The Cardinals (2-0) are doing something about it this season. The Giants (0-2) aren't. Ted ...

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