• House Democrats question safety efforts in youth football

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress are asking the nation’s governing body for amateur football to detail its efforts to make the game safer for children.

  • Populist parties gain more victories in European politics

    BERLIN (AP) — Right-wing parties chalked up two more victories in Europe over the weekend, coming second in Austria’s national election and entering another state parliament in Germany, putting further pressure on mainstream conservatives to take a harder line on immigration.

  • 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.

  • The Latest: Venezuela ruling party wins most governor races

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela’s gubernatorial elections (all times local):

  • In war on GOP establishment, Bannon enlists his troops

    JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has declared war on the Republican establishment, and now he’s amassing his troops. They include a convicted felon, a perennial candidate linked to an environmental conspiracy theory, and a Southern lawmaker known for provocative ethnic and racial comments.