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As Texas draws its maps, Latinos push for political power

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As a Dallas County commissioner, Elba Garcia represents some 670,000 people — nearly the population of a congressional district. The majority of her constituents are Latino and li...

CFP expansion stalls as commissioners sort through issues

A plan to expand the College Football Playoff stalled Wednesday when the management committee was unable to come to a consensus on a whether to grow the postseason format from four to 12 teams. ...

Feeling trapped, migrants' fears grow in Mexican border city

CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico (AP) — After more than a week at this crossing on the U.S.-Mexico border, Haitian migrant Nelson Saintil felt like the walls were beginning to close in on him and his family. ...

COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school staff

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's “now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards...

College Football Picks: Neutral sites for 2 ranked matchups

Last week, college football gave fans one of its tastiest, and unfortunately rare, treats when Auburn visited Penn State. Good teams. Great setting. Entertaining game. What college f...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 20 The Philadelphia Inquirer on protecting abortion rights in Pennsylvania: ...

PGA Tour Schedule

Sept. 16-19 _ Fortinet Championship (Max Homa) Sept. 24-26 _ Ryder Cup, Kohler, Wis. Sept. 30-Oct. 3 _ Sanderson Farms Championship, Jackson, Miss. ...

Baseball Glance

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Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public stateme...

Major League Baseball Leaders

AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING_Guerrero Jr., Toronto, .321; Gurriel, Houston, .319; Brantley, Houston, .315; N.Lopez, Kansas City, .304; Bogaerts, Boston, .303; T.Hernández, Toronto, .303; ...

Yankees power past Rangers 7-1 to keep pace in playoff race

NEW YORK (AP) — After their biggest bats did plenty of damage, the New York Yankees auditioned a new bullpen weapon for the stretch drive: Luis Severino. Giancarlo Stanton lined a la...

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is facing sharp condemnation from Democrats for its handling of the influx of Haitian migrants at the U.S. southern border, after images of U.S. Border Patrol agents ...

2 officials: Haitian migrants camped in Texas border town released in US, undercutting expulsion vows

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — 2 officials: Haitian migrants camped in Texas border town released in US, undercutting expulsion vows.