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NASA’s Maven explorer arrives at Mars after year

In this artist concept provided by NASA, the MAVEN spacecraft approaches Mars on a mission to study its upper atmosphere. When it arrives on Sunday Sept. 21, 2014, MAVEN’s 442 million mile journey from Earth will culminate with a dramatic engine burn, pulling the spacecraft...

Asian shares slip on jitters over China growth

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday as investors awaited the release of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China this week that might show renewed weakness in the world’s second-largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.7...
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49ers stagger to 23-14 loss to Arizona

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) is pursued by Arizona Cardinals free safety Tony Jefferson (22) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin...
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Seahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch scores the game-winning touchdown in overtime of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 26-20. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Seattle Seahawks running back...
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New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

Afghanistan’s presidential election candidates Abdullah Abdullah, left, and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, right, shake hands after signing a power-sharing deal at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates...

Cowboys erase 21-point deficit, beat Rams 34-31

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, left, catches a 68-yard touchdown pass as St. Louis Rams strong safety T.J. McDonald (25) watches during the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane) Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez...
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Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race

Joey Logano (22) takes the lead on the final restart during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Loudon, N.H. Logano went on to win the race. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) Joey Logano (22) takes the lead on the final restart...
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Global marches draw attention to climate change

Marchers with a group called Backbonecampaign.org from Vashon, Washington, march along 6th Ave. during the People’s Climate March in New York Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) Marchers with a group called Backbonecampaign.org from Vashon, Washington, march...
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Matthews, Maclin lead Eagles over Redskins 37-34

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) looks back as Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Nate Allen (29) chases after him on a scoring reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)...
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Fashion-fearless Klum takes on Milan

Heidi Klum arrives for the amfAR charity dinner during the fashion week in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Giuseppe Aresu) Heidi Klum arrives for the amfAR charity dinner during the fashion week in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Giuseppe...