• Cowboys’ Elliott accused of quitting; Garrett plans chat

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott was accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas’ 42-17 loss to Denver.

  • Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded.

  • In ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ King passes a baton to Emma Stone

    TORONTO (AP) — Walking through the tunnel to Arthur Ashe Stadium alongside Billie Jean King, Emma Stone gasped at the size of the U.S. Open’s main court.

  • New Mexico theater decides not play ‘Gone With the Wind’

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s cultural services department called off a weekend screening of the classic movie “Gone With the Wind” at a city-owned theater because of concerns that it celebrated the Confederacy.

  • The 11 sisters of Siervas are a rock band like ‘nun’ other

    GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Eleven nuns take the stage wearing traditional black-and white habits but are anything but old school as they belt out songs to the ringing of electric guitar and a rock ‘n’ roll beat.

  • President Trump omnipresent over Emmy Awards ceremony

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump never won an Emmy, it’s true. But his presence was felt at this year’s television awards ceremony more than any actor, writer or producer.

  • Openings to begin in trial of NBA players accused of assault

    PHOENIX (AP) — NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris went on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a 2015 beating that prosecutors labeled as an “orchestrated attack” and defense lawyers dismissed as a ploy to get money out of the athletes.

  • Politics, diverse winners, new voices top key Emmy moments

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was, not surprisingly, a night for politics, with everyone from host Stephen Colbert to Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Alec Baldwin getting in zingers about Donald Trump — all to be upstaged by Sean Spicer himself, in a controversial appearance that set social media afire. But Emmy night was not only about politics.

  • ‘Veep’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ win top Emmy Award prizes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The dystopian vision of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the deeply cynical Washington comedy “Veep” and the ever-topical “Saturday Night Live” won top series honors Sunday in an Emmy Awards ceremony that took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.

  • Evidence rulings playing key role in Menendez trial

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It was a potentially significant piece of evidence early in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez: an email sent by a staffer expressing dismay at Menendez’s efforts to secure a visa for the reputed girlfriend of a wealthy campaign donor.