- Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms
1 Sep. 20143:31 AM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability to some vulnerable Democrats and a target for Republicans trying to fire up conservatives and appeal to disillusioned independents.
- China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong
1 Sep. 20147:02 AM ET
HONG KONG (AP) — China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different.
- Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire
1 Sep. 20142:16 AM ET
BAGHDAD (AP) — The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.
- Americans detained in North Korea call for US help
1 Sep. 20145:55 AM ET
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a representative to negotiate for their freedom.
- Protesters clash with Pakistan police, storm TV
1 Sep. 20146:08 AM ET
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into a sprawling government complex in the capital, Islamabad, in an effort to reach the prime minister's residence.
- Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain
1 Sep. 20143:06 AM ET
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.
- Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters
31 Aug. 201411:30 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.
- AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan
1 Sep. 20147:05 AM ET
LONDON (AP) — Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco, a person with knowledge of the deal said Monday.
- No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU
1 Sep. 20141:57 AM ET
WACO, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty took a bruising shot to his lower back on No. 10 Baylor's first offensive drive in its new riverfront stadium.
- Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout
1 Sep. 201412:37 AM ET
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.
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