- Clinton, Trump poised for must-see debate showdown
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican's pugnacious promises to upend Washington.
- Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate
NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.
- Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday evening ending a half-century of combat that caused more than 220,000 deaths and made 8 million homeless.
- Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
- FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Are Americans safer? It depends on where you live.
- Arnold Palmer's legacy overshadows the Ryder Cup
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup.
- Arnold Palmer, the King with a personal touch
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — William McGirt took his wife and infant son to Arnold Palmer's office at Bay Hill, wanting nothing more than a photo.
- Palmer's impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year.
- An empty playground: somber times and reflection for sports
It's supposed to be a place where we retreat from the realities of life, a place where we can immerse ourselves for a few hours in another world. Sports have always seemed to do that for us, even if the refuge they offer is temporary at best.
- Mourning Marlins begin to move on without Fernandez
MIAMI (AP) — The atmosphere was funereal at Marlins Park three hours before the first pitch Monday, with players going through their pregame stretching in eerie silence, the customary hijinks and laughter sadly missing.