- Senate advances $36.5B disaster relief package
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday gave a preliminary OK to a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would provide Puerto Rico with a much-needed infusion of cash and keep the federal flood insurance program from running out of money to pay claims.
- Study: NYC could see bad flooding every 5 years
NEW YORK (AP) — Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five years, according to a new scientific study released just days before the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.
- Venezuela opposition governors take oath before assembly
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Four of the five opposition governors recently elected in Venezuela took an oath Monday before leaders of the all-powerful, pro-government constitutional assembly, reversing an earlier refusal and underlining fractures in the opposition.
- Wrongful conviction no surprise to Kansas black community
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Rose McIntyre says she wonders whether her refusal to grant regular sexual favors to a white detective prompted him to retaliate against her black son, who spent 23 years in a Kansas prison for a double murder he didn't commit.
- US general lays out Niger attack details; questions remain
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special forces unit ambushed by Islamic militants in Niger didn't call for help until an hour into their first contact with the enemy, the top U.S. general said Monday, as he tried to clear up some of the murky details of the assault that killed four American troops and has triggered a nasty political brawl.
- At long last, Dodgers ace Kershaw pitches in World Series
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the Twilight Zone of October, the clock turns back at Dodger Stadium.
- Cowboys' Elliott clear for Sunday at Redskins; hearing set
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will play at least one more game before another ruling from a federal judge on his six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.
- The Latest: Heat will make ball carry better in World Series
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):
- Carr's heroics necessary after Lynch loses it
Derek Carr's third-time's-the-charm dart to Michael Crabtree was a season saver for Oakland and quite possibly a career definer for the Raiders' fourth-year quarterback.
- Vikings safety Sendejo suspended 1 game for hit on Wallace
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has suspended Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo for one game for violating player safety rules in Sunday's win against the Baltimore Ravens.