- Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.
- Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.
- Washington school gunman was homecoming prince
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.
- Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.
- Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities
PERRY, Ga. (AP) — In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home."
- Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.
- Vargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him.
- Mariota throws 5 TD pass, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota made a rare mistake and threw an interception — his first since the Oregon State game last season — on a pass that was deflected twice.
- Bishop ousted as PGA of America president
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job.
- Joe Maddon exercises opt-out, won't return to Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon's highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over.