- Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.
- Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.
- Greenhouse gas: Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.
- Biden for president? Allies mulling Clinton challenge
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and dying earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president.
- Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display.
- Leadership challenged in Afghan Taliban after Mullah Omar
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The brother of the late figurehead of the Afghan Taliban on Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group's newly appointed leader, even as it offered a statement purportedly quoting a well-known militant supporting him.
- US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit
CAIRO (AP) — Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.
- Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.
- After 3 years, Jordan refugee camp for Syrians now a city
ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — Only empty desert three years ago, the Mideast's largest camp for Syrian civil war refugees has grown from a town of tents into a bustling city.
- Manhunt in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shot
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said.
- American Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskell
From a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah.
- Triple Crown winners usually succeed in 1st race back
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history — win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
- Mum Brady sharp in Patriots' first padded practice
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Two things were certain Saturday when the New England Patriots put on pads for the first time at training camp: The home fans sure do love Tom Brady, and the quarterback's suspension and court case haven't affected his accuracy.
- Merritt, Chappell share lead at Quicken Loans National
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Troy Merritt couldn't miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn't make anything.
- Sweden's Sarah Sjoestrom sets world mark in 100 butterfly
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sarah Sjoestrom of Sweden has set a world record in the semifinals of the 100-butterfly at the world swimming championships.