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NASCAR Stars Push For ‘new’ To Improve State Of Racing

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — NASCAR has been reluctant to make more than modest tweaks to its schedule. That hasn’t stopped its drivers this summer from wondering about possibilities in hopes of luring more fans: — a Cup race on Eldora dirt. — more races at short tracks. — no more...

Trump endorses Balderson for 12th Congressional District

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump has endorsed state Sen. Troy Balderson for the 12th Congressional District, saying the Zanesville Republican “loves our Military, Vets & 2nd Amendment.” In tweets Saturday night, Trump calls Balderson’s...

Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Saturday released a set of documents once deemed top secret relating to the wiretapping of a onetime adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The New York Times reported that the documents involving former Trump...

Large police presence reported at Los Angeles supermarket

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A large number of police and rescue personnel were responding to a Los Angeles supermarket, amid numerous media reports of possible gunshots. The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted there was an “active incident” at a Trader Joe’s in...

The Latest: Family went on boat tour for boy who loved water

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 5:40 p.m. An Indianapolis woman recuperating in a Missouri hospital after losing nine family members in a boating accident says part of the reason the family went on the...

Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting the watercraft at greater risk of sinking, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people during a sudden storm. Steve Paul, owner of the...

The Latest: Kavanaugh questioned Watergate tapes decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s response to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974...

Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said his Thursday...

‘Suffering’ ends with Honduran baby back in parents’ arms

LA LIBERTAD, Honduras (AP) — Baby Johan spent his first day home chasing his family’s kitten, bouncing to music and playing like any 15-month-old boy. But his mom said Saturday he also seemed lost in his own home — not recognizing his favorite aunt and only able...

Manley role at Fiat Chrysler a turning point for carmaker

The nomination of Mike Manley as CEO of Fiat Chrysler marks a turning point for the carmaker, putting a brand with historic Italian roots in the hands of someone with no ties to Italy — a Brit who showed his mettle by growing the quintessentially American Jeep into a global...