- Senate Democrats refuse to back Obama on Sept. 11 bill veto
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats abandoned President Barack Obama Wednesday, siding with Republicans to overwhelmingly reject his veto and permit families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers.
- Seeking maximum lift from debate, Clinton courts millennials
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to parlay her widely praised debate performance into stronger support from women, young Americans and other critical voter groups, while Donald Trump kept focus on the die-hard backers who have thronged his rallies this year.
- Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguous
WASHINGTON (AP) â Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words â by design or coincidence â mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration is wrestling with in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency.
- Deal reached to keep US government running, help Flint
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December.
- Officials: US to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — The U.S. is sending 615 more troops to Iraq as the stage is set for an Iraqi-led battle to reclaim Mosul, the northern city that has been the Islamic State group's main stronghold for more than two years. The offensive, starting as soon as October, looms as a decisive moment for Iraq and for President Barack Obama's much-criticized strategy to defeat IS.
- Texans place star DE JJ Watt on injured reserve
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans placed star defensive end J.J. Watt on injured reserve Wednesday and his return this season is in doubt.
- Mickelson promises prepared US team at Ryder Cup
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Phil Mickelson criticized another past Ryder Cup captain Wednesday in explaining why he thinks this American team will be prepared to play its best.
- Probe of jetty sought as service set for Marlins' Fernandez
MIAMI (AP) — As a public memorial service was set Wednesday for Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is seeking a safety probe into the rock jetty where a boat crash claimed the lives of the baseball star and two friends.
- Rex Ryan, ace reporter? Asks Pats' Edelman if he'll play QB
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Add another reporter to the NFL beat: Rex Ryan.
- Burfict back. Will he be under control for Bengals?
Burfict's back, just in time for the Bengals.