- Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states.
- Year later, AP reporter recalls origins of Ferguson movement
ST. LOUIS (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE — A year ago, most Americans had never heard of the St. Louis suburb called Ferguson. But after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old in the street, the name of the middle-class community became virtually a household word. From the first hours after Michael Brown's death, Associated Press reporter Jim Salter watched as a neighborhood protest launched a national movement.
- 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 political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.
- Nigeria: troops rescue 178 people, destroy extremist camps
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several camps of the Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country, an army statement said Sunday.
- Clinton's presidential campaign airs its first TV ads
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.
- Close aide to VP's late son joins Joe Biden 2016 super PAC
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top political aide to Vice President Joe Biden's late son joined the super PAC working to recruit the elder Biden to run for president on Sunday, lending the group newfound credibility in the midst of fresh signs the vice president's aides are taking a close look at a 2016 campaign.
- Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning.
- Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway.
- Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally hunted lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.
- Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.
- Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown.
- Cowboys' Bryant has prolonged incident with teammate at camp
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.
- Seattle continues to keep core together locking up Wagner
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Bobby Wagner was patient to a point.
- Bills suspend offensive line coach Kromer for first 6 games
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills suspended offensive line coach Aaron Kromer without pay for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.
- Mets hit 3 homers in 5 pitches to sweep Nationals, 5-2
NEW YORK (AP) — As the clock ticked past 11 p.m. and "Moondance" by Van Morrison practically wafted through the ballpark, young children ran around the bases as part of a family-friendly promotion normally reserved for Sunday afternoons.