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APNewsBreak: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana addresses activists from America’s political right at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 against...
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Advocates want to see NFL act on domestic violence

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice (27) carries during an NFL preseason football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test,...
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Police: 911 botches call about child locked in car

Buy AP Photo Reprints TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said. Shana Dees said she put her son Jack in his car seat Saturday afternoon...
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Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

Philadelphia police and other law enforcement officials view a body pulled from the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The bound bodies of two people were found in the river Wednesday, and a third man who said he managed to free himself...
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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) warms up before an NFL preseason...
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Cam Newton says he’ll be ready to play in Week 1

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, left, looks for a receiver against a rush by New England Patriots defensive end Will Smith (90) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) Carolina Panthers...
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Peng upsets 4th-seeded Radwanska at US Open

Shuai Peng, of China, reacts after a point against Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, of Australia, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Shuai Peng, of China, reacts after a point against...
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Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, right, shakes hands with head coach Doc Rivers after speaking at the Clippers Fan Festival on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, right, shakes hands with head...

Missouri governor names new public safety director

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a...
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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) warms up before an NFL preseason...