• Excitement bubbles up at BYU as caffeinated soda now on sale

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: “It’s happening.”

  • Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

    NEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law.

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  • ‘Dries Armando Mertens’: Napoli goal recalls Maradona feat

    ROME (AP) — It was a goal that brought back memories of Diego Armando Maradona.

  • Ravens delete social media posts with Queen in face paint

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens posted, then quickly removed, a post on Twitter and Instagram depicting the Queen Elizabeth II wearing face paint of the team logo.

  • Islamic State backers find ephemeral platform in Instagram

    PARIS (AP) — Researchers say Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda on Instagram, using the service’s “stories” feature which sees posts disappear in 24 hours.

  • GOP governors get into the ‘news’ business

    ATLANTA (AP) — Republican governors are getting into the “news” business.

  • Police arrest Pakistani jihadi suspect in Spain

    MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Pakistani man suspected of promoting terrorism and spreading Islamic jihadi propaganda on social media networks.

  • 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.

  • Seminary cancels talk by priest who urges dialogue with gays

    NEW YORK (AP) — Citing a social media backlash, the seminary at the Catholic University of America has canceled a talk by a popular Jesuit priest whose latest book advocates for more compassion for gays within the church. In a rare public rebuke, the university’s president said Saturday that he opposed the seminary’s decision.

  • Playoffs? Sponsors, Twitter spats headline NASCAR opener

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is playing out the string in his final NASCAR season, leaving a mammoth opening for some driver to capture the sport’s attention and become its next most popular star.