Latest on US Open: Defending champ Cilic wins in 3 sets

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Defending champion Marin Cilic is taking a quick and quiet trip through this year’s U.S. Open draw so far. The ninth-seeded Cilic, whose only appearance in a Grand Slam final came at Flushing...

Sony says ‘Concussion’ wasn’t softened to placate NFL

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures insists that the Will Smith film “Concussion” was not “softened” to placate the NFL. Emails leaked by last year’s hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment revealed executives, lawyers and filmmakers making edits to the...

SEC’s title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs

ATLANTA (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part of the college football world, that seems like an eternity. Whether the drought ends this season will likely depend largely on the influx of new quarterbacks....

Parents seek halt to 48-year-old’s gender reassignment

AP Photo/Michael R. Sisak DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A transgender woman whose parents went to court Wednesday to block her gender-reassignment surgery in Pennsylvania said she would rather die on the operating table than continue living with male anatomy. Christine Kitzler,...

Car deals abound _ if you want a 2015 model

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes DETROIT (AP) — If you’re looking for a bargain on a new car – and you’re not too picky about getting the latest model – September is the time to buy. At least 31 models are being redesigned for 2016, including big names...

Latest on US Open: Fish’s career ends with tough 5-set loss

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 2:40 p.m.: Mardy Fish and Feliciano Lopez are both 33 and have now played each other nine times. Lopez paid tribute to his American counterpart after beating him in the last match of Fish’s career...

Latest on US Open: Fish’s career ends with tough 5-set loss

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 2:40 p.m.: Mardy Fish and Feliciano Lopez are both 33 and have now played each other nine times. Lopez paid tribute to his American counterpart after beating him in the last match of Fish’s career...

A look at recent law enforcement deaths across the US

AP Photo CHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer northwest of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz’ death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community...

Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards

AP Photo/Shakil Adil ISLAMABAD (AP) — Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan’s top...

Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards

AP Photo/Shakil Adil ISLAMABAD (AP) — Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan’s top...