• In this photo made early Thursday Aug. 26, 2015, the sun rises as a jetliner comes in for a landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. Each day, more than 170,000 passengers use the airport, making it the ninth busiest in the world. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Labor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport

    DALLAS (AP) — More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry’s trade and lobbying group.

  • Chinese female military personnel march during 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. The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft of various types, representing what military officials say is the Chinese military's most cutting-edge technology. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s leader presided over a parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might Thursday as fighter jets roared overhead, but pledged a 300,000 reduction in troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat.

  • 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.

  • Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security features

    NEW YORK (AP) — Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.

  • In this Thursday, July 2, 2015, photo, customer Armando Barillas, originally from Guatemala, left, talks to Sergio Rosas, sales manager at the New Century Volkswagen dealership in Glendale, Calif. At least 31 models are being redesigned for 2016, including big names like the Volkswagen Passat and the Toyota Prius, according to the car buying site Edmunds.com. So, dealers are slashing thousands of dollars off the cost of 2015 models to clear them off their lots. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Car deals abound _ if you want a 2015 model

    DETROIT (AP) — If you’re looking for a bargain on a new car — and you’re not too picky about getting the latest model — September is the time to buy.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 photo, visitors line the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona. The Grand Canyon and other big national parks are seeing more visitors than usual this year, partly driven by good weather, cheap gas and marketing campaigns. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

    National parks seeing huge spikes in visitation this year

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Visitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is to get into the national park itself or to find a parking spot inside. A few frustrated tourists have even turned around and left.

  • This Aug. 9, 2015 self-portrait shows Michele Saltzman of Bedford, Mass., and Lucas, a 10-year-old beagle she adopted in October, 2014, from a shelter in Vermont. Because Lucas has a heart murmur and fainting spells, she went online and bought a PetPace health collar, which immediately notifies her about any changes in Lucas' vital signs. A wearable collar can tell an owner when a dog is in pain, something even the dog is sometimes not able to do. It’s just what Saltzman needed for Lucas.(Michele Saltzman via AP)

    New collars monitor pets for pain, problems

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can use wearables with GPS to keep track of wandering dogs. Others help you track animals’ physical activity.

  • In this Sept. 1, 2015 (17:41gmt) photo a group of refugees walk on the railway tracks after crossing from Serbia, in Roszke, Hungary. Migrants fearful of death at sea in overcrowded and flimsy boats have increasingly turned to using a land route to Europe through the Western Balkans. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    AP PHOTOS: Chaos and quiet in 24 hours of European migration

    For the hundreds of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe, the pace of a day is dictated by forces almost entirely beyond their control: the heat of the sun, the location of guards or police, the reliability of a cellphone signal.

  • In this photo taken Tuesday Aug. 18, 2015, American hunters Steve Schultz, left, from Park Falls, Wisconsin, and Jerry Emhoff from Watervliet, Michigan, right, leave their camp at Melorani Safaris at Olifantsvallei, South Africa to spend the day bow and arrow hunting on the reserve. They will wait in concealed positions near watering holes or mineral licks for hours and, in adrenaline-fueled instances, may kill wildlife with compound bows. By night they will dine on the meat of elands, impalas, warthogs  and other animals in an African safari experience (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

    South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters

    OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States.

  • 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 fight once unlikely to wage moral war

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God’s grace.