$215M in BP oil spill money to restore Louisiana marshes

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will get nearly $215 million in BP oil spill money for two projects planned to restore more than 4,600 acres of marsh and other habitat in the New Orleans area, Gov. ...

Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio. ...

Debate Takeaways: Stark differences between Trump, Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio. ...

Column: Busch family hobby goes full circle at home in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The racing bug hit the Busch family long before the NASCAR champion brothers were born. Their father attended the first Daytona 500 in 1959 with his parents, and later, while working ...

Steelers playing well in all areas during 3-0 start

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin calls it “complementary” football, the ability of one unit of the Pittsburgh Steelers to feed off the other. The longtime Steelers coach insists it's n...

US slaps China’s biggest chipmaker SMIC with sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government on Friday (Sept. 25) announced sanctions on China’s biggest chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC). In a letter, t...

Kurt Busch ends 0-for-21 skid to finally win at home track

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Luck finally fell Kurt Busch's way at his home track, where he pulled out an upset Sunday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to sneak his way into the third round of the NASCAR Cup pla...

Angels fire GM Billy Eppler after 5 straight losing seasons

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels fired general manager Billy Eppler on Sunday after the long-struggling franchise finished its fifth consecutive losing season under his watch. ...

Swafford's late birdie leads to victory at Punta Cana

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Hudson Swafford stopped his slide with a 10-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole, and he finished with an 8-foot par putt to hold on for a one-shot victory Sunday in...

Adam Long posts 64 to take the lead in Dominican Republic

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Adam Long took over the lead with a stretch of three straight birdies on the back nine and finished with key par saves for an 8-under 64 and a two-shot lead Satur...

Xfinity Series playoffs begin with drivers seeking Cup rides

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ross Chastain opened this week preparing for the start of the Xfinity Series playoffs and celebrating his promotion to the Cup Series. He is one of the lucky title contenders – he kno...

Trump hits battleground states courting key voters

DORAL, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump tried on Friday to chip away at his Democratic rival's support among Hispanic voters in Florida, who could determine the election outcome in this crucial b...

Brotherly love; Watts embracing unique family reunion

Growing up in Wisconsin, the sibling rivalry between the Watt brothers had no boundaries. Out front playing roller hockey. In the backyard playing football. Mini-baseball in the basement. Even the kit...

No. 18 BYU back on field after COVID-19 outbreak, faces Troy

BYU’s bye week unexpectedly turned into multiple weeks following a COVID-19 outbreak. Since a 55-3 rout of Navy on Labor Day, the 18th-ranked Cougars (1-0) have postponed a visit to ...

Trump-appointed judges under an election-year political lens

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson, a Trump administration appointee who bucked the president's conservative base by blocking a Tennessee law that restricts mail-in voting, had...