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Back pain knocks Woods out of Bridgestone

Tiger Woods hits from the lip of a fairway trap on the second hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) Tiger Woods hits from the lip of a fairway trap on the...
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US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

A plane taxies after arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta., Ga., Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta expect an American who is infected with the Ebola virus to be transported for treatment today. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) A plane...
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D-backs’ Goldschmidt out for year with broken hand

Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt watches the baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a cast on his hand, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski) Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt watches...
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Northeast California wildfire destroys 8 homes

Smoke rises from a fire in Burney, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. A pair of wildfires burning without restraint about 8 miles apart in northeast California became the focus of state and federal firefighters as authorities reported that one of the blazes had destroyed eight homes...

Law enforcement holds checkpoint for impaired drivers

Eleven impaired drivers were arrested during a weekend checkpoint in Findlay, law enforcement reported. Friday night and Saturday morning checkpoints assessed more than 800 vehicles, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol. Five motorists were cited for driving...
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Hate crime case resurrects racial wounds in NYC

FILE – This photo released by the New York City Police Department on May 16, 2008 shows Yitzhak Shuchat. The extradition of the white Orthodox Jewish man to New York City to face hate crime charges over a black man’s attack has renewed questions about the case....
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Reed packs emotion, Strahan laughs at Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame inductee Andre Reed, left, and former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly hug during the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) Hall of Fame inductee Andre Reed, left, and former Buffalo Bills...

Police: Man, 2 girls die in Arizona crash

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man and two children are dead following a single-vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix. Scottsdale police officer David Pubins says a pickup truck carrying the three along with the children’s father went out of control and...
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California governor declares emergency amid fires

A 20-person handcrew from Sheridan, Ore.’s JC Orozco Reforestation conducts a burn out operation on the western flank of the Oregon Gulch Fire burning south of Highway 66 in the area of the Soda Mountain Wilderness in Oregon. Officials said the fire was started by lightning...
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No-hit duel into 7th, Mets’ deGrom tops SF’s Peavy

New York Mets’ Jacob deGrom delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) New York Mets’ Jacob deGrom delivers a pitch during the first inning of a...
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