- IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves, AP finds
August 30, 201612:30 PM ET
HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die.
- Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight school
August 30, 201612:04 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with his flight instructors.
- Trump's deportation waffle highlights campaign weaknesses
August 30, 20163:18 AM ET
SEATTLE (AP) — Donald Trump and his aides used to say that voters didn't care about the nitty-gritty of policy details. But now those details are tripping up his campaign.
- IS destruction of Iraqi base could hinder Mosul operation
August 30, 201612:06 PM ET
QAYARA AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — The air base that Iraqi forces hope to use as a staging area to take Mosul back from the Islamic State group was almost completely destroyed by the retreating militants, raising new doubts over whether the long-awaited operation will begin this year.
- EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes
August 30, 201610:03 AM ET
BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years.JOHN-THOR DAHLBURGSHAWN POGATCHNIKAPCopyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
- Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized
August 29, 20169:34 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football.
- Football world reacts to Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest
August 30, 20167:21 AM ET
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit while the national anthem is being played in protest of what he considers police brutality has sparked strong reaction across the sports world. Here's what some current and former players and coaches have said about the controversy:
- Penn State tries to move forward without abandoning Paterno
August 30, 20162:23 AM ET
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Legends tend to linger in college football even after they are gone. At Penn State, getting out from under Joe Paterno's shadow is more complicated than the typical transition from a coaching giant.
- Serena's US Open begins with tough matchup vs Makarova
August 29, 201611:50 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams hadn't played much coming into the Grand Slam tournament. An injury hampered her preparation, and she served miserably in the match.
- Djokovic's right arm troubles him at US Open; Keys wins
August 30, 20161:54 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic double-faulted, then shook his right arm and grimaced.