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Police-mayor tensions mount over chokehold death

FILE- In this July 31, 2014 file photo provided by the New York City Mayoral Photography Office, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, is seated between New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, left, and the Rev. Al Sharpton, during a round table discussion convened to...
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Things to know about NCAA antitrust ruling

FILE – In this March 26, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin’s Traevon Jackson dribbles past the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Anaheim, Calif. A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can’t stop players from selling the...
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Hawaii largely dodges one-two storm punch

Surfers and body boarders wait for waves at Sandy Beach Park in Honolulu on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Tropical Storm Iselle is causing higher-than-normal waves in parts of the island of Oahu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) Surfers and body boarders wait for waves at Sandy Beach Park in...
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Venus Williams tops Serena, reaches Montreal final

Venus Williams of the United States hugs her sister Serena after beating her 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 during semifinal play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson) Venus Williams of the United States hugs her...
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McIlroy in the lead at PGA Championship _ barely

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the 10th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his...
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Reimold’s double lifts Blue Jays over Tigers 3-2

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese) Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer works against the Toronto...
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Washington teenager arrested in 6-year-old’s death

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the FBI shows Jenise Wright. A 17-year-old was arrested Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in the death and sexual assault of the 6-year-old girl whose body was found near the Washington state mobile home park she vanished from last weekend,...

Missouri woman finds grandson dead, shot by police

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A woman whose grandson was fatally shot by police says she found his body in the middle of the street minutes after he was expected to arrive at her home. Desiree Harris says she was driving through her suburban St. Louis neighborhood Saturday...

US launches 4 airstrikes against Iraqi militants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says American jet fighters and drones have conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq, taking out armored carriers and a truck that were firing on civilians. U.S. Central Command says the Islamic State militants were...