Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for the nation's...

Iran issues local credit cards for the first time in decades

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are saying the country's banks will begin issuing credit cards for the first time in decades….

WHY IT MATTERS: Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended….

Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Guess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year….

Charlotte ends curfew imposed after black man shot by police

Charlotte ends curfew imposed after black man shot by police Associated Press – 26 September 2016 06:07-04:00 Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Blues Open NHL Preseason With 2 Wins Against Blue Jackets

Pheonix Copley and Jordan Binnington combined for 23 saves to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Blue Jackets 5-0 Sunday night in Columbus, Ohio, to complete a sweep of the teams’ two split-squad games on the opening day of the NHL preseason. Binnington made 12 saves in his...

The Latest: European Tour pays tribute to Arnold Palmer

The Latest: European Tour pays tribute to Arnold Palmer Associated Press – 26 September 2016 05:46-04:00 Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Ola Kamara Scores Twice To Keep Crew’s Playoff Hopes Alive

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ola Kamara scored his 14th and 15th goals of the season and the Columbus Crew beat the New England Revolution 2-0 on Sunday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Columbus (7-11-11), which played in the 2015 MLS Cup, is ninth in the Eastern Conference, but...

Bomb case is latest hardship for NJ’s large Muslim community

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk is about how this year is different….

History of slavery in NY examined through runaways notices

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — They were field hands, cooks, musicians and blacksmiths. Some were "well made," others lame. A few showed ritual tribal scarring from their native Africa, others bore scars inflicted by their masters. All of them – some 600-plus...