Clear Springs’ Craig Dailey did what almost no other head coach would do at halftime of a closer-than-expected game. He gathered his players together for a team photo.
A grim-faced Tom Herman could hear the whoops and hollers of SMU players as the Houston coached tried to explain a shocking 38-16 loss to the Mustangs on Saturday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs fans have waited 71 years to celebrate a return to the World Series.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Elections says more than 27,000 people registered to vote during a brief extension of the state's voter-registration deadline.
SEATTLE (AP) — A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The author of the discredited Rolling Stone magazine article about a woman's claim of being gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity says she was "startled" when the woman seemed to back off her story following its publication.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — School leaders in Austin are seeking ways to end racial disparities so significant that in more than half of city schools black and Hispanic children make up at least 90 percent of the student body.
BURNET, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing and torturing her children in an abuse case local authorities say is one of the worst they've seen.
PARIS (AP) — France's President Francois Hollande is honoring an American couple for pledging the largest foreign collection of art to be donated to France since World War II.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's pheasant hunting season opens Oct. 29, when nearly 60,000 hunters are expected to pursue ringnecks in fields across the state.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the American singer-songwriter's silence since receiving the honor is "impolite and arrogant."
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Arizona man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after his July guilty plea on a charge that he traveled from Texas to Louisiana to engage in sexual activity with a minor.
TYLER, Texas (AP) — U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert says Donald Trump is a flawed candidate who is not the "salvation" of the conservative movement but instead is a "reprieve."
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, Texas (AP) — Two people are dead after their SUV veered into oncoming traffic on a rural road southwest of Waco.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of "high-threat" criminal arrests being counted as part of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Under tight courthouse security and close monitoring by local officials concerned about keeping the peace, jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a white university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark in November, and won't face discipline, the city's police chief announced.
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) — A school bus crashed into a car and overturned twice at an East Texas intersection, sending 15 of 18 of the children aboard to area hospitals.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay says he will help explore ways to mentor youth in Lexington after the shooting death of his 15-year-old daughter over the weekend.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials have revised a plan to reduce Lake Michigan fish stocking in response to complaints from anglers.
SOUTHGATE, Ky. (AP) — The family of former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning says he suffered a stroke this week but is out of intensive care.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an internal investigation by Minneapolis police into the November 2015 fatal shooting of a black man by two white officers on the city's north side (all times local):
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a 56-year-old man has called a 911 operator to report he's responsible for a slaying in Houston more than 30 years ago.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police planned to give an update Friday on an investigation tied to the fatal police shooting of a black man last year that sparked weeks of protests and resulted in no criminal charges being filed against the officers involved.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's medical examiner says two bone fragments found along the path of the proposed Dakota Access pipeline were not from a human.
HOUSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 45-year-old woman from Honduras who was an owner of several Houston-area brothels has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.
NEW YORK (AP) — When her 6-year-old son was late getting home from school, his mother called a classmate's mom and got the news that would launch one of the nation's most infamous missing-child cases.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Historical Commission is stopping the removal of a statue of Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest from a Memphis park.
LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco has offered to buy out Reynolds American Inc. for $47 billion in an attempt to gain a strong presence in the U.S., a lucrative market where sales of electronic cigarettes are booming as traditional smoking fades.
LONDON (AP) — Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the East Coast of the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat forgotten and dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young texting partner testified in court Friday.
BOSTON (AP) — Two of the most well-known names in vacuum cleaners have ended a two-year legal battle over just how much their products suck.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado.
HOUSTON (AP) — Two Houston pension boards have approved landmark reform that could resolve a 15-year crisis that's contributed to recent credit downgrades and severe strains on the city budget.
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in the civil case against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teen in a cross-border shooting in Arizona.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's top political advisers says he told him that two of his staffers knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closings before the governor said no one in his administration knew.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and two other states say they have denied a request by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the Nov. 8 election.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers investigating New Jersey Transit after a deadly train crash said Friday that they're disappointed the agency's senior leadership didn't show up for a legislative hearing and that they will use subpoena power if the director doesn't appear at the next hearing.
PALO PINTO, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff has been indicted by a grand jury on allegations that he used a tape recorder to secretly record a former girlfriend.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Three basketball players at Lindenwood University in suburban St. Louis are facing charges in connection with an alleged rape.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas unemployment for September rose slightly to 4.8 percent for the fourth straight month of higher jobless rates.
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the reward for information leading to the whereabouts or safe return of a missing Sul Ross State University student has grown to $50,000.
As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Police say three suspects have been arrested in a Houston-area jewelry store robbery attempt that left a suspect dead during a shootout with employees.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two suspects have been arrested in the theft of ammunition from a Texas trooper's patrol SUV parked outside the officer's home.
FAIRVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Defense Department has identified a U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma as those killed in an attack this week in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul.
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Black Panthers emerged from this gritty Northern California city 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality and protecting the right of a downtrodden people to determine their own future.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It sounds like a Halloween prank but Sacramento police say it was all too real.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that banned the state's Medicaid program from spending money with any health care provider that offers abortions.
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard officials say they'll examine lighting on the Miami Beach jetty involved in a boat crash that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men last month.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Private text messages show lawmakers wanting to help Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton by potentially halting payments to prosecutors over his criminal case.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's acting police Chief Martha Montalvo says she's optimistic that little if any evidence was compromised after a sprinkler malfunctioned in a property room freezer, causing water damage to some cardboard boxes and envelopes that contained evidence.
PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Six months after someone shot eight members of an extended family to death in their homes, surviving relatives are still waiting — for an explanation, for an arrest, for a hint of closure.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — A historic mountaintop stone cabin that was gutted by an accidental fire caused by the sons of a snowboard company founder almost a year ago has been rebuilt and will be ready for guests soon.
DALE, Texas (AP) — Police say about $90,000 worth of beer stolen from a Central Texas distributor has been recovered from a farm where two men were arrested on alcohol violations.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a veteran police officer in Florida fatally shot a man carrying a shotgun and a bottle of liquor following an apparent home invasion.
WACO, Texas (AP) — A judge has refused to disqualify a Central Texas district attorney who's prosecuting more than 150 bikers indicted in last year's deadly gunbattle at a Waco restaurant.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's attorney general is asking a judge to prohibit enforcement of Gov. John Bel Edwards' order requiring most state contracts to contain LGBT rights protection language.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia is facing a lawsuit from one of its former football players who says he was bullied and hazed by teammates.