- US airstrikes and aid for Iraqi town under siege
WASHINGTON (AP) — An international airdrop of food and water supported by U.S. airstrikes sought to bring relief to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night.
- 5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq's Mosul Dam.
- EU threatens Russia with more sanctions
BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
- All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.
- Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone to coordinate with the Ministry of Health, to deal with personnel issues and tend to hospital business.
- Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
- Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts
For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough.
- Sims starts, No. 2 Alabama beats WVU, 33-23
ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims took a seat on the bench next to Jake Coker after leading Alabama to a score and the two chatted for a few minutes before it was time for the offense to go back on the field.
- Todd Gurley leads Georgia past Clemson 45-21
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Todd Gurley ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score, and No. 12 Georgia gained some early style points in the national race with a 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson on Saturday night.
- Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas 45-21
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn offense didn't slow down a bit, even with Nick Marshall a spectator for half the game.