Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A sheriff's department official says Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after coaching at a kicking clinic. Louisiana State's kicker was injured in the crash….

Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A sheriff's department official says Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after coaching at a kicking clinic. Louisiana State's kicker was injured in the crash….

Protesters hit the streets for hot day of marches before DNC

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police officers were posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as the first protesters hit the city's sweltering streets Sunday ahead of the Democratic National Convention….

Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings – or face steep fines….

In Dallas, burgeoning movement overshadowed by shooting

DALLAS (AP) — The leadership of the Next Generation Action Network drove all night from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, arriving in Dallas early on July 7, just hours before the start of their hastily arranged march that ended in the worst attack on law enforcement since 9/11….

2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor’s race

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident have only intensified, fanned by a...

West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — West Coast style weather is striking the Northeastern U.S….

A look at some oyster restoration programs around the US

Efforts to restore or expand oyster colonies are underway around the coastal U.S. A look at some of them:…

Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights – issues still reverberating in today's national debates about police...

As Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles in

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with – it's also the hot and sticky weather….