• NDSU president opposed to selling beer to people in stands

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The board that oversees the Fargodome has changed its mind about allowing alcohol inside the facility during North Dakota State University football games.

  • Hindu devotees take holy dip in the River Godavari on the first official day of bathing as part of Kumbh Mela celebrations in Nasik, India, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Hindus believe that sins accumulated in past and current lives require them to continue the cycle of death and rebirth until they are cleansed. Bathing in sacred waters on the most auspicious day of the Kumbh festival, or Pitcher Festival, believers say rids them of their sins. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    AP PHOTOS: Thousands bathe at riverside festival in India

    NASIK, India (AP) — Thousands of devout Hindus began splashing into a west Indian river for the first official day Wednesday of bathing at one of the country’s largest festivals.

  • Allá bookstore is Santa Fe man’s portal to Latin America

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — One of the nation’s few Spanish-language bookstores hides in plain sight among art galleries, clothing stores and restaurants off the Santa Fe Plaza. Tourists and locals walking along West San Francisco Street can easily miss the second-floor shop where Jim Dunlap holds forth among wooden shelves filled with Latin American literature, history and art books, CDs and tapes of obscure regional folk music, and other items that reflect his interests.

  • Five members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, all of Antioch, from left, Katherine Neal, Georgia Lewis, Lisa Renee Johnson, Allisa Carr and Sandra Jamerson stand together at Johnson's home in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The five women were among 11 African-American women who were were booted off the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday afternoon. Johnson holds a photograph of the group that was taken before boarding the train. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group via AP)

    Wine train issues apology to black women booted from train

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Napa Valley Wine Train issued an apology Tuesday to a book club that includes mostly black women who said they were booted from a tasting tour because of their race.

  • A June 10, 2015 file photo shows Ashley Madison's Korean web site on a computer screen in Seoul, South Korea. Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after hackers released personal and detailed information on them and millions of other users, including credit card numbers and sexual preferences. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

    Ashley Madison users in US sue cheating website over breach

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the website for cheaters after hackers released personal and detailed information of millions of users, including financial data and sexual proclivities.

  • This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, shows the outline of letters that once spelled out "Trump Plaza" on the facade of the former casino in Atlantic City N.J. The federal ban on sports betting in all but four states was upheld Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, dealing a blow to New Jersey's latest effort to expand gambling options to help its struggling casino and racetrack industries. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

    Federal ban on sports betting upheld by appeals panel

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal ban on sports betting in all but four states was upheld Tuesday, dealing a blow to New Jersey’s latest effort to expand gambling options to help its struggling casinos and racetracks.

  • Sports betting ban upheld by appeals panel, dealing setback to New Jersey’s effort to offer it

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sports betting ban upheld by appeals panel, dealing setback to New Jersey’s effort to offer it.

  • In this Sept. 19, 2006, file photo, supporters of the football team at Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio, collect donations at the high school's Paul Brown Tiger Stadium to care for a tiger cub leased to serve as the team's mascot, "Obie." The football team has had a live tiger cub mascot at games for decades, but the team's 2015 season may begin without a tiger cub at games unless state officials receive an affidavit required by Ohio's revised wildlife regulations enacted in 2012, attesting tiger cubs leased to serve as mascots will live at an accredited facility and be cared for throughout their lives. (Glenn B. Dettman/The Independent via AP, File)

    Mascot fight between school, Ohio goes down to the wire

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A high school football team that has featured a tiger cub at games for decades might kick off the season without its beloved mascot because of rules implemented after a suicidal man released dozens of dangerous animals in 2011.

  • Safari guide killed by lion in Zimbabwe

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A lion has killed a safari guide who was tracking wildlife with a group of tourists in a game reserve in Zimbabwe.

  • CORRECTS SADLER’S SCHOOL TO SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY, INSTEAD OF SACRAMENTO UNIVERSITY - From left, French President Francois Hollande, U.S. National Guardsman from Roseburg, Ore., Alek Skarlatos, U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento State University in California, pose for photographers as they leave the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, after Hollande awarded the three men with the French Legion of Honor on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train speeding through Belgium on Friday, Aug. 21. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Heroes who foiled train gunman scheduled for rest, college

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — So what do you do when a trip on a high-speed train in Europe suddenly turns you and your buddies into international heroes?