• In front of a large crowd of fans, Top Clearance, left, with Calamity Compton up leads Triple Crown winner American Pharoah with Jorge Alvarez up through at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, a turn as they train for Sunday's running of the Haskell Invitational horse race. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    American Pharoah has final Haskell tuneup

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had another easy gallop Saturday morning at Monmouth Park, his final serious exercise before the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational.

  • FILE- In this July 10, 2015 file frame from dashcam video provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety, trooper Brian Encinia arrests Sandra Bland after she became combative during a routine traffic stop in Waller County, Texas. Encinia, a Texas trooper who arrested Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop, had been cautioned about “unprofessional conduct” in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)

    Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct

    DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about “unprofessional conduct” in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file.

  • A memorial with flowers and balloons at the fence of the Bever home in Broken Arrow, Okla., is pictured Thursday, July 30, 2015, a week after five family members were found murdered at the home. Neighbors in this quiet Tulsa suburb are still coming to grips with how such brutality could happen here. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Oklahoma suburb searching for answers after fatal stabbings

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — In the dim of morning, there isn’t much to see at the house on Magnolia Court. Garage door’s up. There’s a Corvette parked inside and a burgundy GMC Yukon XL parked behind it in the driveway.

  • Corn damaged by record rains that repeatedly submerged fields, stands in a field near Atlanta, Ind., Friday, July 31, 2015.  Illinois and Indiana both saw record June rainfalls, and several other key farm states were also swamped by waves of rain that have set the stage for big crop losses this fall, with up to $500 million in corn and soybean losses projected in Indiana.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Some Midwest farmers’ crops falter in record rains

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb’s cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grain.

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  • Contract awarded for baseball complex

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A $2.3 million contract has been awarded for the second phase of construction for Lincoln County’s new baseball complex.

  • Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Ben Revere fields a pop fly by Atlanta Braves' Jace Peterson in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 4-1. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

    Phillies trade Revere to Blue Jays

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Revere was there to see Troy Tulowitzki make his debut with the Toronto Blue Jays and bat leadoff for the first time in his career.

  • Swimmer Cesar Cielo from Brazil starts during a training session at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Ryan Lochte ready to test rebuilt confidence at swim worlds

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Coming off the worst year of his career, Ryan Lochte has rebuilt his health and his psyche.

  • In this July 22, 2015 photo, people on the top deck of a river boat view piers toward the Minnesota side for the mile-long St. Croix Crossing bridge linking Minnesota and Wisconsin near Stillwater, Minn. Three times a month, 350 or more people head out on the 90-minute tours, with adults paying $10 apiece for the chance to view one of the biggest and most expensive bridge projects in Minnesota history. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects

    ON THE ST. CROIX RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Some major bridges around the country aren’t just about getting people to their destination. They are the destination.

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    Hillary and Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14, pay tax rate of 31.6 percent

  • Target shooting limited on wildlife area near Nebraska City

    NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has banned target shooting from portions of Hamburg Bend Wildlife Management Area for safety issues.