- The Latest: Mexico City says 52 saved from quake ruins
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local):
- Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and triggered heavy flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.
- Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rescuers found a surviving child on Wednesday in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake, one of many efforts across the city to try to save people trapped in debris under schools, homes and businesses toppled by the quake that killed at least 225 people.
- GOP senator defends health bill against Kimmel's attacks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bill Cassidy defended his health care bill Wednesday after late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel accused the Louisiana Republican of lying to him about it, heightening the tension around the last-ditch GOP effort to make good on years of promises to repeal "Obamacare."
- Trump says decision made on Iran deal, won't say what it is
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has made a decision on whether to walk away from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran but refused to say what it is, setting the stage for a particularly contentious meeting of the parties to the agreement. The meeting will be the highest-level U.S.-Iranian interaction of Trump's presidency and comes a day after he delivered a blistering attack on Iran and the accord at the U.N. General Assembly.
- Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging Bull," has died. He was 95.
- DeMaurice Smith re-elected as head of NFL players' union
DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote.
- NHL hoping to make inroads in China with preseason games
SHANGHAI (AP) — As the Vancouver Canucks held their first practice in Shanghai before their exhibition game with the Los Angeles Kings, a dense fog settled over the ice. The humidity in the arena was high and the players could barely see the puck.
- FBS sees huge spike in targeting penalty enforcement so far
College football's Bowl Subdivision has seen a 73 percent increase in the number of targeting penalties enforced through the first three weeks of the season compared with the same point in 2016.
- Clemson, Virginia Tech off to strong starts with new QBs
BOSTON (AP) — Not every school can be like No. 2 Clemson, which is going for a second straight national championship despite replacing two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson at quarterback.