Interim coach Crennel takes blame for Texans loss in OT

HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt took responsibility for Houston’s overtime loss to Tennessee this weekend after the defense was unable to get a stop after Deshaun Watson put the Texans up late. ...

Kyle Allen likely remains starting QB for 1-5 Washington

Kyle Allen almost beat the previously winless New York Giants. That's enough to likely keep his job as Washington's starting quarterback. It remains to be seen if Allen can win games...

Who gets fans? New dividing line in Champions League

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has brought a new dividing line to the Champions League this season. No longer is it only the super rich clubs against everyone el...

American plans flights with Boeing 737 Max by year-end

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Before long, American Airlines might find out how many travelers are reluctant to fly on the Boeing 737 Max. American plans to put the plane back in its sche...

South Africa's health minister gets COVID-19, as cases rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19 and warned of a possible resurgence of the d...

Hospital: Palestinian official Erekat in critical condition

JERUSALEM (AP) — Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat on Monday was in critical condition and breathing with a ventilator after his coronavirus infection worsened overnight, said the Israeli hospit...

Greece finalizes plan to build wall on border with Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has finalized plans to extend a wall along its northeast border with Turkey, over concerns that migrants may try to stage mass crossings into the Euro...

Back in Champions League, Ferencváros aims to revive history

GENEVA (AP) — Back in the Champions League after a 25-year gap, Ferencváros aims to revive its even longer European history while facing Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. There was...

Vaccine storage issues could leave 3B people without access

GAMPELA, Burkina Faso (AP) — The chain breaks here, in a tiny medical clinic in Burkina Faso that went nearly a year without a working refrigerator. From factory to syringe, the wor...

Belgium, Germany, Netherlands launch 2027 World Cup bid

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium, Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint bid to host the 2027 women's soccer World Cup. Under the slogan, “Three Nations, One Goal," the three federatio...

'Crazy' beekeepers determined to make it in tough times

IOLA, Wis. (AP) — They wrote it right into their business plan -– an expectation that, each year, at least half the stock on which their livelihood depends would die. Building a busi...

The Latest: India has lowest daily virus deaths in 3 months

NEW DELHI — India has reported 579 fatalities from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the lowest increase in three months, driving its death toll to 114,610. The Health Ministry on Monda...

Taiwan MND plans new military disciplinary reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) stated on Sunday (Oct. 18) that in order to continue implementing discipline requirements and improving the quality of personnel, th...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back fully campaigning after COVID-19 sidelined him, President Donald Trump returned to familiar form, spreading a litany of falsehoods. Over the weekend, he asse...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 19, the 293rd day of 2020. There are 73 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 19,...