- GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses
WASHINGTON (AP) — A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades.
- Study: NYC could see bad flooding every 5 years
NEW YORK (AP) — Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five years, according to a new scientific study released just days before the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.
- 10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
- Venezuela opposition governors take oath before assembly
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Four of the five opposition governors recently elected in Venezuela took an oath Monday before leaders of the all-powerful, pro-government constitutional assembly, reversing an earlier refusal and underlining fractures in the opposition.
- Wrongful conviction no surprise to Kansas black community
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Rose McIntyre says she wonders whether her refusal to grant regular sexual favors to a white detective prompted him to retaliate against her black son, who spent 23 years in a Kansas prison for a double murder he didn't commit.
- At long last, Dodgers ace Kershaw pitches in World Series
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the Twilight Zone of October, the clock turns back at Dodger Stadium.
- Cowboys' Elliott clear for Sunday at Redskins; hearing set
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will play at least one more game before another ruling from a federal judge on his six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.
- The Latest: Marisnick won't be on Astros' roster
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):
- Carr's heroics necessary after Lynch loses it
Derek Carr's third-time's-the-charm dart to Michael Crabtree was a season saver for Oakland and quite possibly a career definer for the Raiders' fourth-year quarterback.
- Vikings safety Sendejo suspended 1 game for hit on Wallace
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has suspended Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo for one game for violating player safety rules in Sunday's win against the Baltimore Ravens.