- Trump renews Afghan commitment but says 'no blank check'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the U.S. will win "in the end," President Donald Trump vowed Monday night to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan despite his earlier inclination to withdraw. But he insisted the U.S. would not offer "a blank check" after 16 years of war, and he pointedly declined to say whether or when more troops might be sent.
- The Latest: Trump says Pakistan must end terrorist havens
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. policy in Afghanistan (all times EDT):
- Analysis: Trump will own the war that bedeviled predecessors
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before he became president, Donald Trump rarely talked about Afghanistan. When he did, he often called for a swift end to America's longest war.
- 10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
- Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man who's previously been convicted on explosives-related charges has been arrested after allegedly being caught trying to plant explosives on a Confederate statue at a Houston park, authorities said Monday.
- Giants WR Beckham hurts leg in first half against Browns
CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Giants' exhibition season has gotten serious.
- Group of Browns players kneel during anthem
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kneeling and bowing their heads, the Cleveland Browns bonded over something bigger than football.
- Alabama starts atop AP poll for 2nd straight year
No need to overthink it: Alabama is No. 1 in the AP preseason Top 25.
- AP source: NFL, Goodell working on 5-year contract extension
Commissioner Roger Goodell is on track to maintain his prominent place at the table for the next round of collective bargaining between NFL owners and players, a process that's sure to be contentious.
- Baseball fans flock to minor league stadiums to see eclipse
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties.