Games played on Sept. 4, 2015
COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Seth Russell threw for 376 yards and five touchdowns and also ran for a score to help fourth-ranked Baylor open the season with a 56-21 victory at SMU on Friday night.
J.A. Happ pitched seven scoreless innings and Starling Marte drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
John Danks threw a seven-hitter and Adam Eaton matched his career high with four hits, including a three-run homer, as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 12-1 Friday night.
Games played on Sept. 4, 2015
WNBA ROUNDUP: Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Rebekkah Brunson added 14 points with 11 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 81-65 on Friday night for their ninth straight victory in the series.
Tournaments played on Sept. 4, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Brendon de Jonge opened with a 6-under 65 in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday that allowed the Zimbabwean to wonder if this might be the week he breaks through with his first win.
St. Louis County police say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot a 16-year-old intruder during a home invasion, but some neighbors take issue with that account.
White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition.
As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King.
BlackBerry said Friday that it will make another security-related acquisition, buying Good Technology for $425 million in cash.
The headquarters of Kansas City-based Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar is moving to California.
Educational content maker McGraw-Hill Education plans to go public.
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"Orson Welles's Last Movie: The Making of 'The Other Side of the Wind'" (St. Martin's) and "Mr. Huston/Mr. North: Life, Death, and Making John Huston's Last Film" (BearManor)
Few great movie directors end their careers on a high note. Alfred Hitchcock didn't. Howard Hawks didn't. Anyone who has sat through "7 Women" knows that John Ford certainly did not.
The lure of the wild has recently attracted an interesting batch of solitude seekers: Reese Witherspoon ("Wild"), Mia Wasikowska ("Tracks") and Robert Redford, twice.
The Miss America Organization says it handed out nearly $6 million in cash or free tuition to contestants last year in its scholarship awards program.
Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years.
They say a lightning strike started a fire in the Exeter, New Hampshire, town hall that caused the cancellation of a UFO festival the first year it was hosted by the local Kiwanis Club.
Firefighters and ambulance personnel responded around 2:50 a.m. today to a vehicle wreck at Hickory Hill and Brown roads in southern Cole County.
CALIFORNIA — Police say a man who emerged from his home early Friday morning with an assault weapon was shot twice by police officers who were trying to take the man into custody. The man is being treated in a Columbia hospital under guard.
A 25-year-old Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper killed last week in an on-duty crash is being remembered as a dedicated law enforcer guided by his spirituality.