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The sure thing? McIlroy not so sure about that

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, speaks to the media during a news conference before a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)...
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2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US

Nancy Writebol, an American aid worker from North Carolina who was infected with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia, arrives at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Writebol is expected to be admitted to the hospital, where she will join another U.S....
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Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

FILE – This Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003 file photo shows Jeffrey Sutton, then President Bush’s nominee for the U.S.Court of Appeals for the Sixth District, testifying on Capitol Hill. Judge Sutton is on a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
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Grocery workers rally for fired chief executive

Longtime customer Nancy Kindler of Epping, N.H. becomes emotional during a rally in front of Market Basket in Tewksbury, Mass., Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Thousands of Market Basket supermarket employees and their supporters are calingl for the reinstatement of their fired CEO, even...
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Money allocated for suppressing fires to run out

FILE – This Aug. 4, 2014 file photo shows a a firefighter with the Anderson, Calif., Fire Protection District dousing hot spots left behind by the Eiler Fire near Burney, Calif. The U.S. Forest Service will soon have to tap into programs designed to prevent wildfires so...
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Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

FILE – In this file photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, commuters exit and board a train bound for New York during the morning rush hour in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. Economists have long argued that rising economic inequality has held back the U.S. rebound from the Great...
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Gannett splits publishing, broadcasting in two

FILE – This July 14, 2010, file photo, shows Gannett headquarters in McLean, Va. Gannett is spinning off its publishing business from its broadcasting and digital operations. The company is also acquiring full ownership of Cars.com for $1.8 billion., the company announced...
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Obama: US companies to invest $14B in Africa

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in while moderating the panel, “The New Era for Business in Africa” during the US Africa Leaders Summit. Nearly 50 African heads of state are gathering in...
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S&P: Wealth gap is slowing US economic growth

FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 photo, students study in a library on the campus of California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif. Standard and Poor’s estimates that economy could grow at an additional 1 percent a year, or $185 billion annually, if...
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Stock market losses steepen on Ukraine tensions

Specialist John Parisi, left, and trader Luigi Muccitelli work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. U.S. stock prices are opening lower as traders digest some mixed corporate earnings and a weak indicator on the Chinese economy. (AP Photo/Richard...