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ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins have made a quarterback change: Kirk Cousins will be the starter this season, not Robert Griffin III.
ST. LOUIS — Heading into the preseason finale, the St. Louis Rams are unsettled at center.
ST. LOUIS — Jason Heyward hit a two-run, tie-breaking double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 on Monday night.
KANSAS CITY — The first year general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were in charge of the Chiefs, they were so short of quality depth they snapped up seven players on waivers. This year, the Chiefs could have that many of their own claimed.
The Helias Lady Crusaders were second and the Jefferson City Lady Jays finished third Monday at the Sedalia Quad.
WACO, Texas — Baylor coach Art Briles said Monday his team isn’t distracted by the school president’s call for an independent investigation into the handling of a sexual assault complaint against former transfer Sam Ukwuachu.
ATLANTA — Now that he’s officially on the move from Atlanta, Jonny Gomes is excited to be joining the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals.
With a dominating drive on a day worth double points, Scott Dixon once again proved he is one of the greatest IndyCar drivers in open-wheel history.
Jordan Spieth was gone, but not forgotten, certainly not by Jason Day.
NEW YORK — Even before Serena Williams set foot Monday night in Arthur Ashe Stadium, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute about deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.
ST. CHARLES — Suspended New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson will be back in court Oct. 5 after pleading not guilty Monday to resisting arrest and traffic charges stemming from his arrest in July.
Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.
Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.
A study that suggests a new strain of lice may be resistant to common drugstore treatments comes as children are headed back to school, and some districts have loosened their attendance policies over students with the minuscule bugs.
The 25-year-old son of Gov. Jay Nixon has been cited for reportedly driving while intoxicated.
Officials are planning a $7.3 million cleanup of a contaminated site in downtown Springfield.
An inmate scheduled to be executed today for killing a 15-year-old Missouri girl has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his punishment, saying the death penalty is unconstitutional.
Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it’s unknown how many apps will be available for it.
Blue Bell ice cream is back.
Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a town hall meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.
An Arizona woman told investigators that she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons and tried to kill her 3-year-old stepbrother in the same way because she didn’t want them to live with the difficulties she faces.
A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be required to register as a sex offender for life, a punishment his lawyer likens to being branded and legal experts and reform advocates say exceeds the crime.
The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted well over 1,000 mourners at a hometown reception.
The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.
French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of migrants crammed into a truck.
Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan’s government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group’s leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.
A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said.
The 25-year-old son of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been cited for reportedly driving while intoxicated.
The Missouri Ethics Commission has found that lobbyists likely broke state laws requiring them to name lawmakers they buy meals for.
There is no question the most talked-about topic heading into the U.S. Open is Serena Williams’ Grand Slam bid.
So here’s the question 127 of the 128 women in the U.S. Open’s main draw will ask themselves: How do you beat Serena Williams?
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A late comeback bid by the Kansas City Royals was stymied by a strange and disputed double play.
SAN FRANCISCO — It’s coming together for Brandon Moss at the plate, and that’s helping the National League’s best team play as well as ever.
EDISON, N.J. — Brian Harman made a hole-in-one twice Sunday in The Barclays, the first time that’s happened on the PGA Tour in nine years.
EDISON, N.J. — The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers golf really isn’t this easy.
SONOMA, Calif. — A heartbreaking week. A jaw-dropping final few laps. A tiebreaking finale. A familiar face hoisting the championship trophy.
KANSAS CITY — The nerves were obvious when the Chiefs’ Aaron Murray rolled to his left late in the first half Friday night, looked downfield and threw a perfect pass — right to a Tennessee defender.
CANTON, Miss. — John Daly was out of the hospital and playing golf again Sunday less than 24 hours after he was stricken on the course with what he said was a collapsed lung.
ST. LOUIS — Penalties remain an issue for the St. Louis Rams as the opener looms. They’re 0-3 in the preseason after hurting themselves yet again.
KANSAS CITY — Alex Smith was familiar with Jeremy Maclin long before the wide receiver signed with Kansas City, first catching him on television and then studying him on film with the Eagles.
LOS ANGELES — Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.
Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard.
Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week.
Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters demanding his resignation over a financial scandal.
HOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.
The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years.
Relatives are outraged after the Missouri Supreme Court decided wrongful death litigation can’t go forward against a northwest Missouri hospital where a nurse is accused of intentionally killing patients more than a decade ago.
Hundreds gathered to remember a 9-year-old girl who was killed when shots were fired into her Ferguson home as she did homework on her mother’s bed.
General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 — not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.