• This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly rose on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, as investors weighed the possibility and timing of another U.S. interest rate increase this year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US stocks are mostly lower as investors wait for jobs report

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly lower in midday trading Tuesday in what looks to be another quiet day as the summer comes to an end. Hershey plunged after the company walked away from a merger proposal, and Apple slipped after the company was hit with a large tax bill in Europe.

    Updated: 9:56 am

  • Hearing set in Tennessee high school basketball rape case

    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three Tennessee high school basketball players are due in juvenile court to face charges that they raped a freshman teammate in an apparent hazing incident.

  • Lawyer: Don’t punish client for buying car from drug dealer

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for a Massachusetts man found with 95 packets of heroin in his car says his client shouldn’t be punished for unknowingly buying a vehicle from a drug dealer.

  • Fall Preview: Warren Beatty’s Hughes film finally takes off

    NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Beatty is standing outside an early screening of his new film, “Rules Don’t Apply” — definitely NOT a Howard Hughes biopic, he wants to make clear — discussing his connection to the famously reclusive industrialist and movie mogul.

  • Clemson clash: Governor, coach at odds over helmet law

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney and Gov. Nikki Haley, a Clemson graduate, are on the opposite sides of the field about a helmet law for South Carolina.

  • Scores greet Little League champs home in upstate New York

    ENDWELL, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of supporters welcomed the new Little League World Series champions home to the Binghamton area.

  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Nick Benes, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12:45 AM EDT shows large amounts of clear skies across a majority of the eastern United States. Thunderstorms and moderate rain showers remain over Minnesota and Wisconsin, sinking towards the south. Both Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Depression Nine are also in view, with Eight poised to impact North Carolina soon even if the system is poorly organized at the moment. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)

    North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems

    BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — A tropical weather system off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks is expected to strengthen in the next day, bringing winds up to 45 mph and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas, officials said.

    Updated: 8:16 am

  • ‘Sicario’ actors to begin Albuquerque production

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new television pilot starting two actors from the movie “Sicario” is set to begin production in Albuquerque.

  • Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, greets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Kerry is on a three-day visit to India. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

    Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or suspected extremists and terrorist threats.

    Updated: 9:14 am