- Exhaustion, elation as 5,000 migrants reach Austria, Germany
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of exhausted, elated people fleeing their Arab and Asian homelands reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria on Saturday, completing epic journeys by boat, bus, train and foot to escape war and poverty.
- The Latest: Hungarian PM says migrant crisis not resolved
The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):
- Ohio voters' measured view of 2016 race as wild summer fades
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's been a tumultuous political summer.
- Congress returns to weighty list of unfinished business
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns on Tuesday with a critical need for a characteristic rarely evident through a contentious spring and summer — cooperation between Republicans and President Barack Obama.
- Congress returns to a fall full of deadlines
Congress returns from its August recess Tuesday with a hefty list of unfinished business. Lawmakers have just 10 legislative days in September to ensure that the government stays open.
- New England's ports, long past prime, seek to stage comeback
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The noise and bustle of nearby neighborhoods fade away at New Haven's sprawling port. An oil and chemical tanker floats placidly at a dock. A tug pushes a barge out in Long Island Sound. Only occasionally do trucks rumble up to a scrap metal business or deliver materials for road work.
- No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged
HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coal miners bled and died to unionize.
- Jailed clerk vows not to back down, no resolution in sight
GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at the Carter County Detention Center with her Bible and her clear conscience.
- Black couple uses housing law to sue over slurs, threats
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Citing a sliver of civil rights-era legislation more commonly used as protection against discriminatory landlords, a black couple is suing their former neighbor and a north Georgia city they say failed to stop him from harassing them.
- Japan lifts evacuation order for town near doomed nuke plant
NARAHA, Japan (AP) — Japan's government on Saturday lifted a 4 1/2-year-old evacuation order for the northeastern town of Naraha that had sent all of the town's 7,400 residents away following the disaster at the nearby Fukushima nuclear plant.
- Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time, loses to Fognini
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in his career, Rafael Nadal lost a Grand Slam match after taking a two-set lead.
- What to watch on college football's kickoff weekend
With appetizers out of the way, it's time to move on to the main course on this first weekend of college football.
- Serena Williams' comeback extends Grand Slam try at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the run and wound up doing the splits behind the baseline.
- Tom Brady posts statement on Facebook
Tom Brady posted a statement on Facebook on Friday night, a day after U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman vacated the New England quarterback's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" scandal.
- Untested so far at US Open, Federer faces Kohlschreiber
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer has gotten in some practice during his matches so far at the U.S. Open.