• Famed Utah teen sues, pursues girls high school football

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five years after Sam Gordon’s video of her football talents playing against boys won her an invitation to see the Super Bowl, she is a high school freshman and among those claiming three Utah school districts and the Utah High School Activities Association have not done enough to provide girls with equal opportunities to play the sport.

  • At Harvard, education through athletics (and vice-versa)

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — When Harvard sophomore Seth Towns awoke in his riverside dorm room Wednesday morning, he had options.

  • 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.

  • The Latest: Baldwin soft-spoken after accepting Emmy trophy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy Awards, which are being presented Sunday in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (all times local):

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  • Children flee, fight amid Congo’s growing Kasai violence

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo’s Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has had violent rebellions for decades. Once again, children are among the most vulnerable victims.

  • The Latest: Aunt in shock over nephew’s death in Louisiana

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge that police believe were racially motivated (all times local):

  • Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.

  • Police think 2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge last week were likely racially motivated, police said Sunday, and a suspect — a 23-year-old white man — was in custody. In both shootings the gunman fired from his car then walked up to the victims as they were lying on the ground and fired again multiple times.