- AP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.
- Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease.
- Secret Service boosts security outside White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.
- Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.
- AP PHOTOS: Refugees stream into Turkey from Syria
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Lugging sacks of belongings, hobbling on crutches, carrying children on their hip, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees in Syria have streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, desperately seeking safety after Islamic State militants attacked their villages.
- No. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 Clemson
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston watching from the sideline, No. 1 Florida State came back to beat No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime on Karlos Williams' 12-yard touchdown run Saturday night.
- Blake Sims, No. 3 Alabama top Florida 42-21
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Neither Florida's defense nor Alabama's mistakes could contain Blake Sims and Amari Cooper.
- No. 4 Oklahoma beats West Virginia 45-33
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oklahoma to a 45-33 win over West Virginia in their Big 12 opener Saturday night.
- Abdullah key in No. 24 Neb's 41-31 win over Miami
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ameer Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards to lead a punishing ground game, and No. 24 Nebraska celebrated the 20th anniversary of its 1994 national championship team with an emotional 41-31 victory over Miami on Saturday night.
- Welker's return brings more concussion questions
DENVER (AP) — Wes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.