- Ukraine's leader urges country not to panic
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling on the country to resist giving into panic in the wake of Russian forces entering the country.
- Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers
BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 150 troops captured in recent fighting for a string of military bases in northeastern Syria, shooting some and slashing others with knives in the past 24 hours in the latest mass killing attributed to the extremists, activists said Thursday.
- A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.
- Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France
NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.
- UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000
GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
- What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it
NEW YORK (AP) — American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.
- USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
- NFL suspends Browns star WR Gordon for 2014 season
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril.
- Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football
Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field.
- Buy a mere ticket? How quaint. Be a team 'member'
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle — one word, really — yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.