- 'Number of fatalities' in Texas balloon crash; toll unclear
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life."
- FAA warned of potential for many hot air balloon deaths
WASHINGTON (AP) — Accident investigators warned the Federal Aviation Administration two years ago of the potential for large numbers of hot air balloon deaths and recommended greater safety oversight of commercial operators. The FAA rejected those recommendations.
- For 8 summer nights, 2 starkly different visions of America
WASHINGTON (AP) — For eight summer nights, there were two starkly different visions of America.
- Trump, Clinton spar for national security upper hand
WASHINGTON (AP) — In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes - he as the bold and cunningly unpredictable strongman who will eliminate terrorism; she as the calm, conventional commander in chief who will manage all manner of crises.
- States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag.
- The Latest: Play suspended at PGA Championship
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):
- Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead at PGA
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.
- Mickelson rallies to makes cut, McIlroy bogeys 18 to miss
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he'd thrown away any shot at making the cut in the PGA Championship.
- Earnhardt says no change in concussion-like symptoms
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his concussion-like symptoms haven't changed and his return to NASCAR doesn't appear imminent.
- Kyle Busch hopes he's on track to finally win at Pocono
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch's next attempt at a weekend sweep should come at his race shop.