- DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) â Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class.
- Clinton visits Iowa as early voting gets underway
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is kicking off early voting in Iowa on Thursday with a major effort to boost support in the battleground state.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Officials: Firefighter halts teen who killed father, shot 3
TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said.
- California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
- Boston Red Sox clinch AL East crown, go worst to 1st again
NEW YORK (AP) — Even though they let a win get away Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox locked up something more important. And as far as they were concerned, an AL East title was certainly worth celebrating.
- 1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well.
- Mickelson promises prepared US team at Ryder Cup
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Two days before the Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson went back 12 years to drive home a point that the Americans are prepared to play their best golf.
- 5 huge momentum swings from Ryder Cup history
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Momentum means everything at the Ryder Cup.
- Expert panel: Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30 billion
TOKYO (AP) — The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several key venues are relocated, an expert panel warned Thursday in the latest blow to Japanese organizers.