- AP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.
- Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease.
- Secret Service boosts security outside White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.
- Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.
- AP PHOTOS: Refugees stream into Turkey from Syria
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Lugging sacks of belongings, hobbling on crutches, carrying children on their hip, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees in Syria have streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, desperately seeking safety after Islamic State militants attacked their villages.
- A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:
- Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just outside their front doors.
- Afghan presidential candidates to sign power deal
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The spokesman for Afghanistan's president says that the nation's two presidential candidates are set to sign a power-sharing deal nearly three months after a disputed runoff vote.
- Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.
- Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
- No. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 Clemson
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 Florida State seemed destined to lose with its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston standing on the sideline, suspended and relegated to cheerleader.
- No. 2 Oregon beats Washington St. 38-31
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.
- Blake Sims, No. 3 Alabama top Florida 42-21
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Neither Florida's defense nor Alabama's mistakes could contain Blake Sims and Amari Cooper.
- No. 4 Oklahoma beats West Virginia 45-33
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — All that strength work is paying dividends for Oklahoma's bruising Samaje Perine.
- Abdullah key in No. 24 Neb's 41-31 win over Miami
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska didn't let a few scuffles with Miami spoil the party at Memorial Stadium and the show Ameer Abdullah put on Saturday night.