- Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were longtime friends now closer than ever; the reserved Senate Republican leader allowed that they share goals and speak often.
- Iraqi forces push into disputed Kirkuk as Kurds withdraw
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Two weeks after fighting together against the Islamic State group, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for independence.
- Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tom and Catherine Andrews live on the edge of devastation.
- Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporter
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump waded back into Southern politics Monday, showering praise on one of his earliest supporters, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.
- Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated
WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump's suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed those grieving encounters.
- Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered.
- Astros out of sorts in 8-1 loss at Yanks, lead ALCS 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin sprinted toward the left-field line and suddenly stopped, with plenty of room to spare.
- Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Taywan Taylor with 5:29 left , and the Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 on Monday night to snap an 11-game skid tied for the NFL's longest active losing streak against one team.
- AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY
Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday night.
- AP Exclusive: Corruption probe prompts reviews of NCAA teams
The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the downfall of one of the sport's best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs.