- Investigators search for clues in fatal fire, friends mourn
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As investigators searched for signs of a crime in the fire that killed at least 33 in an Oakland warehouse during a late-night dance party, survivors and teary-eyed friends of those who perished viewed the charred building from a distance, placed flowers on several small memorials and embraced each other to mourn their losses.
- After major victory, ND pipeline protesters to defy deadline
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline away from a tribal water source but pledged to remain camped on federal land in North Dakota anyway, despite Monday's government deadline to leave.
- Beijing faces decision on how to respond to Trump's tweets
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders face a challenge: How to deal with Donald Trump.
- Michigan to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania
Presidential candidate Jill Stein's fight to force presidential recounts in three states focuses Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party is seeking an emergency federal court order for a statewide recount, and Michigan, where a federal judge has ordered a hand recount to begin by noon.
- Italy hit by market volatility after referendum defeat
MILAN (AP) — Italy was plunged into political and economic uncertainty following voters' resounding rebuke of Premier Matteo Renzi's proposed constitutional reforms.
- Tie or no tie? Dress-code flap defines Panthers' 40-7 loss
SEATTLE (AP) — A missing necktie led to Carolina quarterback Cam Newton getting benched for one series on Sunday night.
- Panel's playoff picks came down to Washington vs. Penn State
Conference championships matter. Head-to-head matters. Strength of schedule matters. Every game counts, though some seem to count more than others and good luck figuring out which ones count most.
- BOWL STORIES: Finales, contrasts in style, coaching carousel
The Alabama invitational, um, College Football Playoff is set, along with 38 other bowl games big and small.
- Loss of Earl Thomas big hit to Seattle's playoff plans
SEATTLE (AP) — The missing necktie that cost Carolina's Cam Newton one play is insignificant compared to what the Seattle Seahawks lost on Sunday night.
- ICYMI in NFL: At site of cancer treatment, KC's Berry excels
As it is, this was going to be an emotional afternoon for Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who grew up in suburban Atlanta and was playing at the Falcons for the first time as a pro — and, more meaningfully, the first time since he was treated for cancer in the city.