- Obama heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limits
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future generations if left unchecked.
- Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes.
- Senate voting on Planned Parenthood, prelude to fall battle
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans accused Planned Parenthood of "disdain for human dignity" as the Senate pushed toward a Monday vote on halting federal funds for the organization.
- GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.
- House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.
- Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather helped crews build a buffer Monday between a raging Northern California wildfire and some of the thousands of homes it threatened as it tore through drought-withered brush that hadn't burned in years.
- Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down his gun and surrendered as deputies confronted him outside a Mississippi courthouse Monday morning, law enforcement officials said.
- Former President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver, according to a spokeswoman.
- Special Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safe
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The search for a teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport early Monday, just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California.
- Brazilian universities to help with dirty water cleanup
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezao has signed a deal with several Brazilian universities and research institutes to develop a plan for cleaning up the polluted waters of the city's sewage-strewn Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailing events will be held.
- Sjostrom and Hosszu set world marks at swim championships
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.
- What's going on with American Pharoah after Haskell win
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.
- Use of bat boys suspended after 9-year-old's death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress has suspended using bat boys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.
- Price dominant in Toronto debut, Jays beat Twins 5-1
TORONTO (AP) — David Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his Blue Jays debut, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home run and Toronto beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders.
- Cowboys' Dez Bryant tangles with teammate in camp skirmish
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn't end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver.