- Obama and the Kurds: Turkish strikes vex Islamic State plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey's dramatic air campaign against the Islamic State and Kurdish forces has created a bit of a conundrum for President Barack Obama, who is leading the fight against one of Turkey's targets while relying heavily on the other target.
- Parole for Pollard revisits divisions over extent of harm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest of Jonathan Pollard for spying for Israel touched off one of the most sensational spy cases in recent American history, stoking fierce international passions and decades of legal and diplomatic wrangling.
- Iran nuclear deal turns up lobbying heat on Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal has supercharged congressional lobbying, with President Barack Obama securing the support of a prominent Jewish Democrat and pro-Israel groups pressuring lawmakers in an all-out, big-money drive.
- Man accused in lion death says he thought hunt was legal
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.
- New video shows more of Sandra Bland's time in Texas jail
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities released additional footage from Sandra Bland's three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving.
- Patriots may be in limbo if Brady continues suspension fight
This isn't over. Not by a long shot.
- Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension
NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."
- If USOC finds a new city, Boston debacle could be forgotten
Embarrassing as the debacle in Boston may have been, chances are it will be nothing more than a distant memory when the vote for the 2024 Olympics finally rolls around.
- Star athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 vote
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan.
- Chiefs' Berry to practice 8 months after cancer diagnosis
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear.