Edith Windsor, who helped end gay marriage ban, dies at 88

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Edith Windsor, a widow who brought a landmark Supreme Court case that struck down parts of a federal anti-gay marriage law and paved a path toward legalizing same-sex nuptials nationwide, died Tuesday. She was 88. Windsor died in New...

Health, not home field, is Nationals' post-clinching focus

AP Photo/Nick Wass WASHINGTON (AP) — As bottles of Korbel champagne sat inside lockers and some players wore the red “NL East Champions” shirts they received days earlier, the Washington Nationals tried quickly to move on to the next step. The first team to pop...

Danica Patrick done at Stewart-Haas after '17, future unsure

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick, the only female driver at NASCAR’s top level, is likely at the end of her driving career after a sponsorship shake-up left her without a ride at Stewart-Haas Racing. Patrick posted a statement on her...

US updates self-driving car guidelines as more hit the road

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled updated safety guidelines for self-driving cars aimed at clearing barriers for automakers and tech companies wanting to get test vehicles on the road. The new voluntary guidelines announced by U.S....
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Highlights: Apple unveils $999 phone, new Face ID technology

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Tuesday unveiled a number of new phones, including its most expensive one yet, as well as new versions of its Apple Watch and its streaming TV device. Here’s a rundown of the announcements. — IPHONE...
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After a hiatus, Michelle Pfeiffer returns in 'mother!'

AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis NEW YORK (AP) — When Michelle Pfeiffer first read Darren Aronofsky’s script for “mother!” she had an understandable initial reaction. “I thought: What the hell is this?” recalls Pfeiffer. Aronofsky’s film is...

3 Family Members Killed In Crash Involving A Tractor-trailer

CAMDEN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in western Ohio say three members of a family have been killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer. A Preble County sheriff’s deputy says the victims are a man, a woman and a child. The crash happened Tuesday afternoon in the village of...

After Irma's destruction, stories of escapes, heartbreak

AP Photo/Claire Galofaro After days of warnings and a devastating trek up Florida, Irma’s assault finally ended. Those left in its wake emerged from homes and shelters to see what was left. For many, there was a measure of relief. Others faced questions that would take...

Seattle's mayor resigns after 5th sex abuse claim emerges

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced his resignation Tuesday after a fifth man – one of his cousins – came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago. Murray, who had already announced that he would not seek a second...

Broncos realize they need better pass protection

AP Photo/David Zalubowski ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos eluded a crushing collapse thanks to Shelby Harris. Trevor Siemian dodged injury – no thanks to his new tackle tandem. A restless few hours after watching Siemian get clobbered in Denver’s...