Kathleen Turner and Deborah Cox to star in off-Broadway play

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — Kathleen Turner and Deborah Cox will star in the world premiere of an off-Broadway play about transgender identity. 22Q Entertainment said Thursday that both women have signed on to John S. Anastasi’s “Would You Still Love...

American Pharoah to race again in Breeders’ Cup Classic

NEW YORK (AP) — A few days of indecision over, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is back on schedule for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic and a chance for a magical career-ending race. After a tough loss in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course last...

The Latest: NFL appeals ‘Deflategate’ judgment

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on a federal judge’s decision to overturn the NFL’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the “Deflategate” scandal (all times Eastern): 3:15 p.m. The NFL has appealed its overturned...

Latest on US Open: No. 2 Simona Halep posts another easy win

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Simona Halep is feeling more comfortable as the No. 2 seed at the U.S. Open. A year ago, she arrived at Flushing Meadows seeded second at a major for the first time. She was pushed to three sets in her...

It’s not over yet: What’s next in the ‘Deflategate’ mess

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven months. At least $3 million spent on lawyers — and probably twice that or more. Reports and responses and arbitration and appeals and even a college class in New England called “Deflategate.” And it’s not over yet. U.S....

Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the world

AP Photo The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting. It captures everything we don’t want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a refugee crisis, the death of an innocent. Largely because of social media,...

Labor Day drivers to enjoy lowest gasoline prices since 2004

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar NEW YORK (AP) — It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer. The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its lowest at this time of year since 2004, a result...

MTV Video Music Awards criticized for glorifying marijuana

AP Photo/Richard Shotwell NEW YORK (AP) — An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV’s parent company about the program’s multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young...

The Latest: NFL appealing ‘Deflategate’ but won’t seek stay

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on a federal judge’s decision to overturn the NFL’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the “Deflategate” scandal (all times Eastern): 1:55 p.m. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says that while...

Judge sides with Brady, NFL promises ‘Deflategate’ appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge let the air out of “Deflategate” Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football’s integrity. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell promised to appeal....