- Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate
NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.
- Clinton, Trump poised for must-see debate showdown
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican's pugnacious promises to upend Washington.
- 6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman dead
HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.
- FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of murders reported by local law enforcement agencies jumped by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the year before, according to crime data released by the FBI on Monday.
- Documents: Mall shooting suspect confesses to slayings
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The young man accused of killing five people in a Washington state shopping mall before leading authorities on a nearly 24-hour manhunt has confessed to the slayings, according to court documents released Monday.
- 'A lot of pain' _ Marlins cope with Fernandez's death
MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez's name and number showed on the video screen at Marlins Park on Monday when his teammates took the field, preparing to face the New York Mets without him.
- The Latest: Public ceremony for Palmer to be held Oct. 4
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Arnold Palmer (all times local):
- Palmer's impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year.
- An empty playground: somber times and reflection for sports
It's supposed to be a place where we retreat from the realities of life, a place where we can immerse ourselves for a few hours in another world. Sports have always seemed to do that for us, even if the refuge they offer is temporary at best.
- LeBron supports Kaepernick but will stand during anthem
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he plans to stand during the national anthem, but he supports San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel in protest.