For ‘SNL,’ Donald Trump is the gift that keeps on giving

NEW YORK (AP) — Already enjoying its best ratings in eight years with politically charged comedy, "Saturday Night Live" got something even more beneficial with Donald Trump's potshots – validation….

Teams Skirt NFL Video Policy With Homemade Signs, Toys

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some NFL teams are going old school to find ways around a league policy that prohibits team social media accounts from sharing their own highlight videos. Sports Illustrated reported earlier this month that the NFL is strictly limiting its teams from sharing...

Rocket launch reignites space station deliveries in Virginia

Rocket launch reignites space station deliveries in Virginia Associated Press – 17 October 2016 20:14-04:00 Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Penn State lawyer: Ex-coach ‘walked away’ from child abuse

Penn State lawyer: Ex-coach ‘walked away’ from child abuse Associated Press – 17 October 2016 20:06-04:00 Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Judge: Death For Ohio Dad Of Starved, Beaten 2-year-old

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge has ordered the death penalty for the father of a 2-year-old girl who died of starvation and blunt-force injury. Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Shanahan on Monday followed the jury’s recommendation that 34-year-old Glen Bates...

AP Exclusive: US elections chief left behind Kansas scandal

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — When Brian Newby took the helm of a federal election agency, he left behind an unfolding scandal in Kansas where he was having an affair with a woman he promoted in his previous job and used her to skirt oversight of their lavish expenses, prompting a...

Indictment: Ex-judge dismissed cases for sexual contact

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas judge accused of giving lighter sentences to defendants in exchange for nude photos and sexual acts has been indicted on federal fraud and bribery charges, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday….

Yoko Ono unveils lotus-petal sculpture in Chicago park

CHICAGO (AP) — Artist-singer Yoko Ono has unveiled her first permanent public installation in the U.S. in a Chicago park that will be home to President Barack Obama's library….

Pasta and beef on menu for Italy state dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beef is back on the menu for Tuesday's White House state dinner for Italy, likely the final one for President Barack Obama….

Big 12 presidents decide to pass on expansion

Big 12 presidents decide to pass on expansion Associated Press – 17 October 2016 18:56-04:00 Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.