- Blasts kill 86 at peace rally; Suicide bombers suspected
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years — one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.
- Questions, answers about the federal campus safety law
The federal law known as the Clery Act is credited with bringing improvements to campus safety, even as sexual assault and gun violence remain major concerns. Supporters of the law plan to mark its 25th anniversary next month.
- Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border fence, as violence continued to spread following a series of attacks against civilians and soldiers in the past week.
- South Carolina floods leave a shared sense of memories lost
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gills Creek flows past the Columbia Ballet School, and, a few miles downstream, a shop where people can pawn car titles to pay monthly bills. It fills lakes ringed with stately, white-columned homes worth nearly $1 million and snakes by a working-class apartment complex where locals say it's best to leave before dark.
- House Republicans ask: Can anyone lead us?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.
- DeGrom outduels Kershaw with 13 Ks; Mets beat Dodgers 3-1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jacob deGrom sure seems to thrive on baseball's biggest stages.
- Lackey dominates, Cardinals beat Cubs 4-0 in NLDS opener
ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey lived up to his reputation as a pitcher who craves the ball in October, helping the St. Louis Cardinals cool off the upstart Chicago Cubs.
- Royals rally, beat Astros 5-4 to even ALDS at 1 game each
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals whipped out the same formula that carried them to last year's World Series to turn back the Houston Astros and tie their AL Division Series at a game apiece.
- Blue Jays in deep hole after 6-4 loss in 14 innings
TORONTO (AP) — Two games into their first playoff appearance in 22 years, the Toronto Blue Jays have put themselves in a tight spot.
- Miami-FSU tee it up; NW-Michigan, Cal-Utah in league games
Way back when, a 5-foot-6, 145-pound kicker nicknamed "Flea" trotted over to the sideline and told the big guy wearing a jacket and tie, holding his trademark pipe and looking anxious, "Coach, this one's for you."