• ‘Murder insurance’ or protection in self-defense cases?

    ATLANTA (AP) — The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later.

  • FIFA probe: Al-Khelaifi confirms his presence in Switzerland

    PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says he will go to Switzerland next Wednesday to answer questions from Swiss prosecutors investigating the suspected bribery of a top FIFA executive for World Cup broadcasting rights.

  • New Mexico land official sued over water policy

    LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Two southeastern New Mexico companies are suing Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn over a policy that governs how much water oil and gas producers can pump from a regional aquifer for their operations.

  • In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate

    PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year’s worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her.

  • Rams LB Alec Ogletree agrees to 4-year contract extension

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linebacker Alec Ogletree has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Rams through the 2021 season.

  • Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

    Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.