• 2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis’ audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view.

    Updated: 8:34 pm

  • Aquatic foliage graces the shore of Nippersink Lake Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 in Fox Lake, Ill. The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz threatens to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playground known as the Chain O' Lakes. The scenery normally draws tens of thousands of visitors for end-of-summer fun, but concerns mounted Thursday that the heavy police presence and fear of the fugitives could led would-be visitors to go elsewhere. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

    Manhunt could bring subdued holiday in recreation area

    FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an Illinois police officer threatened Thursday to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state’s most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playground known as the Chain O’ Lakes.

    Updated: 10:48 pm

  • A migrant is detained  in Bicske, Hungary, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Over 150,000 migrants have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia. Many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    The Latest: Canada: Syria family didn’t file refugee request

    The latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):

    Updated: 7:12 pm

  • Peggy Fucci, CEO of OneWorld Properties, holds brochures written in Chinese for the Paramount Miami Worldcenter, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A nearly 40 percent plunge in the Shanghai stock market since mid-June has sent Chinese investors looking for safer investments. Some are focusing on U.S. real estate, including the condos Fucci’s real estate brokerage sells in Miami. She’s sold six condos to Chinese buyers in the past month, twice the number she’s typically sold. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    US small businesses feel mixed impact from China’s economy

    NEW YORK (AP) — China’s economic problems have been a windfall for some U.S. small businesses — and pose a threat to others.

  • In this Thursday, July 16, 2015 photo, a customer re-fuels her car at a Costco in Robinson Township, Pa. The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its lowest at this time of year since 2004, a result of low oil prices and a quiet hurricane season that has allowed refineries to churn out gasoline and diesel.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Labor Day drivers to enjoy lowest gasoline prices since 2004

    NEW YORK (AP) — It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer.

  • In this July 5, 2015 file photo, musician Kip Moore performs before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race in Daytona Beach, Fla. Last month in Annapolis, Maryland, Moore opened the first of four skate parks that he is helping to fund with the Comeback Kid Skatepark Project, an initiative of his donor-advised charitable fund, Kip’s Kids Fund. Another park opened in San Marcos, Texas, and two more will be opened in Nashville, Tennessee and Boston. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    Country singer Kip Moore helps build skate parks for kids

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Kip Moore’s style is more surfboards and skateboards than cowboy boots, so when he wanted to help children from low-income areas, he found inspiration in his own passions.

  • This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo made available by the Carter County Detention Center shows Kim Davis. The Rowan County, Ky. clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month standoff. (Carter County Detention Center via AP)

    The Latest: Hundreds of protesters at gay marriage hearing

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):

    Updated: 4:05 pm

  • In this Aug. 19, 2015 file photo, Dana Delany arrives at the premiere of "Hand of God" in Los Angeles. Delany plays the exasperated wife of a man, played by Ron Perlman, who seems to be having a breakdown while their son lies in a coma. (Photo by Rob Latour/Invision/AP, File)

    Dana Delany talks about new series & her love of France

    NEW YORK (AP) — In her new Amazon original series, “Hand of God,” Dana Delany is the exasperated wife of a man — played by Ron Perlman — who seems to be having a breakdown as their son lies in a coma.

  • 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)

    Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal court

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to issue the licenses themselves, potentially ending the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.

    Updated: 6:03 pm

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed on a screen as Type 99A2 Chinese battle tanks take part in a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II held in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    China shows rising power in parade marking WWII defeat

    BEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China’s leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show that his country poses no expansionist threat.