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Perry indictment exposes Texas’ political divide

FILE – In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry delivers a speech to nearly 300 in attendance at the 2014 RedState Gathering, in Fort Worth, Texas. Perry was indicted on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto...

Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple has been arraigned on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters after kidnapping them from a roadside farm stand. Stephen Howells and Nicole Vaisey of Hermon were each charged Friday with...
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Tens of thousands hold anti-PM rally in Pakistan

Pakistan’s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan addresses his supporters Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Wazirabad, Pakistan. Supporters of the Pakistani government and opposition protesters clashed on Friday during the second day of a march to the capital, Islamabad, aimed at...
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Bobblehead bobble: Cabrera MVPs show wrong league

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera signals for fans to calm down as they booed the two-run home run by Pittsburgh Pirates’ Gaby Sanchez during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Detroit...
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Police identify officer, allege teen robbed store

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson releases the name of the the officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Jackson announced that the officer’s name is Darren Wilson. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Ferguson Police Chief...
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Police identify officer, allege teen robbed store

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson releases the name of the the officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Jackson announced that the officer’s name is Darren Wilson. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Ferguson Police Chief...
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NASCAR bars drivers from exiting cars after wrecks

FILE – In this Feb. 18, 1979 file photo, Bobby Allison holds race driver Cale Yarborough’s foot after Yarborough kicked him following an incident on the final lap final lap of the Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Fla. NASCAR added a rule Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, ordering...
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Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like ‘wartime’

A Liberian woman holds up a pamphlet with guidance on how to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Liberian officials faced a difficult choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an...
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Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like ‘wartime’

A Liberian woman holds up a pamphlet with guidance on how to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Liberian officials faced a difficult choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an...
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ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly talks to the media at the beginning of fall practice in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame says it is investigating “suspected academic dishonesty” involving several students, including four...