- Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that parts of a global climate agreement under negotiation in Paris should be legally binding, in a boost to some climate negotiators seeking a tough accord _ and a challenge to Republicans in the U.S. Senate, many of whom don’t believe global warming is real.
- Obama says Russia may finally come around on Assad's future
PARIS (AP) — President Barack Obama says he believes Russia will ultimately recognize that the Islamic State group poses a bigger threat to Russia than opposition groups fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad.
- U of Chicago threat came amid tension over police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago may have felt it had no choice but to take the extreme step of closing for an entire day after an online threat against whites on campus that authorities say was motived by the police shooting of a black teenager, security experts said.
- Appalachia grasps for hope as coal loses its grip
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day.
- Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A rudder control system problem that had occurred nearly two dozen times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots' response led to last year's crash of an AirAsia plane in Indonesia that killed all 162 people on board, investigators said Tuesday.
- Ravens return blocked field goal on last play, stun Browns
CLEVELAND (AP) — Brent Urban just wanted a chance to play. Will Hill wanted redemption.
- Bryant kicks off hoops goodbye tour in hometown of Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kobe Bryant's farewell tour begins in the city that loves and hates him.
- FANTASY PLAYS: How to keep your team going with spare parts
In virtually every fantasy football league in the world, Kirk Cousins wasn't even considered as a quarterback option on draft day. He wasn't even the top option on his own team for most of the offseason.
- No team deserves to win the NFC East
Six wins will win the NFC East.
- The longest-tenured players from the 4 major US pro sports
Kobe Bryant has announced that this season, his 20th with the Los Angeles Lakers, will be his last. Bryant is the first NBA player to spend that many years with one franchise, though it's not completely uncommon across the other pro sports in the United States.