Justin Thomas moves in wrong direction at US Open

After watching his 7-foot par putt skim past the edge of the cup on No. 16, Justin Thomas doubled over in frustration and then said to his ball, as if it could answer, “Why?” It was ...

Biden would push for less US reliance on nukes for defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden leaves little doubt that if elected he would try to scale back President Donald Trump's buildup in nuclear weapons spending. And although the former vice president...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 19, the 263rd day of 2020. There are 103 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...

Father gets 30 years after plea in death of Illinois boy, 5

CHICAGO (AP) — A northern Illinois man who was charged with murder for his role in the beating death of his 5-year-old son pleaded guilty Friday to reduced charges and was sentenced to 30 years in pri...

Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Friday accused the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in the number of bomber patrols and intelligence flight...

Brady focused on Panthers, not subpar opening performance

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers expect to be better against the Carolina Panthers. The six-time Super Bowl champion struggled in his debut with his new team...

US accuses Hezbollah of storing explosive chemical in Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Militant group Hezbollah has stored chemicals that can be used to make explosives in several European countries, a senior State Department official said Thursday as he appealed to co...

Cummings wrote of 'pure pain' from Trump tweets on Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings felt “pure pain” from President Donald Trump’s tweets about Baltimore, and the Maryland Democrat wrote “I could feel the attack to my core,” in...

Jags hope to end Music City skid with 'whole different team'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has a farm outside Nashville and dozens of friends and family members living in the area. Many of them are Tennessee...

From a frozen forest in Finland, Valimaki makes major debut

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — His first trip to America for his first major championship came a lot sooner than Sami Valimaki would have imagined, and it didn't take long for him to realize he was in a worl...

Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Say what you will, Antonio Campos' “The Devil all the Time” lives up to its title. Spanning numerous generations and set across a bleak and blood-stained Appalachian landscape, Campos' adaptation of D...

South Africa says 12 million 'probably' had coronavirus

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — About 12 million people in South Africa have “probably” been infected with the coronavirus, but that startlingly high number has not caused a similarly high death rate a...

Madrid, Europe's pandemic hotspot, mulls targeted lockdowns

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish capital will introduce selective lockdowns in urban areas where the coronavirus is spreading faster, regional health authorities announced Wednesday. The me...

Japan's new PM Yoshihide Suga, self-made and strong-willed

TOKYO (AP) — Before he got Japan's top government job officially, Yoshihide Suga was known as a “shadow" prime minister and the right-hand man for his long-serving predecessor. When ...

Yuengling, America's oldest brewer, invades the West Coast

Hey West Coast beer lovers, it's pronounced YING-ling. D.G. Yuengling and Son, America's oldest operating brewer, is sending some cold ones your way for the first time since it bega...