• In this April 31, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves Federal court in New York.  Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate." (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Judge lets Brady play, ruling against NFL in ‘Deflategate’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league’s four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.

  • Tom Brady beats NFL in ‘Deflategate’ court case, judge nullifies league’s 4-game suspension

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady beats NFL in ‘Deflategate’ court case, judge nullifies league’s 4-game suspension.

  • FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2014 file photo,two owners of Tazreen Fashions Ltd., Delwar Hossain, center right and his wife, Mahmuda Akter, center left are escorted by security personnel to a court in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A court in Bangladesh’s capital on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 indicted the two owners of the garment factory and 11 others facing homicide charges for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.  (AP Photo, file)

    Bangladesh court indicts owners in deadly 2012 factory fire

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh’s capital indicted the two owners of a garment factory and 11 others on homicide charges Thursday for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.

  • Guatemala's new President Alejandro Maldonado leaves the Congress building after his swearing-in ceremony in Guatemala City, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Maldonado was sworn in amid a corruption scandal that has caused a national political crisis. The conservative former judge will serve out the term of former President Otto Perez Molina, who resigned late Wednesday after a judge issued an order for this detention. Prosecutors accuse the ex-president of leading a customs fraud ring. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

    Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto Perez Molina amid a widening fraud investigation.

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  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    With defiant Kentucky clerk in jail, her deputies promise judge they’ll license gay marriages

  • Former Madison, Ala. police officer Eric Sloan Parker walks into a federal courthouse, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Huntsville, Ala. Parker is on trial on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man, 58-year-old Sureshbhai Patel, who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    Indian man injured by police testifies against officer

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Indian man left partially paralyzed when he was slammed to the ground during a police stop in Alabama testified Wednesday that he’d been in the state only about a week when he was confronted by officers investigating a call about a suspicious person.

  • Karen Roberts, left, and her partner, April Miller, speak to Assistant Rowan County Clerk Kim Russell as they attempt to get a marriage license at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue marriage licenses in defiance of a federal order. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As April Miller drove to work, still too stunned to grasp the magnitude of the fight erupting around her, an old song crackled over the car radio.

  • Woman sues Oregon State University over 1999 sexual assault

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped while attending Oregon State University in 1999 seeks $7.5 million in a federal Title IX lawsuit against the school and its former football coach, Mike Riley.

  • Henry McCollum holds a framed copy of his pardon before a hearing on compensation by the state for his wrongful conviction on Sept. 2, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. McCollum was the state's longest serving death row inmate when he was released in 2014 after three decades in prison after being wrongfully convicted in a girl's death. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)

    Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750K payout

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When two brothers were released after three decades of wrongful imprisonment, they struggled to adapt to an outside world neither had experienced since they were teenagers. The older one has managed to adjust and keep his “head up high,” but the younger one, according to his family, is a broken man.

  • Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis listens to a customer following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Although her appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court was denied, Davis still refuses to issue marriage licenses. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

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    Federal hearing set in clerk’s marriage case