• Former coach of banned runner Jeptoo has contract terminated

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The former coach of banned marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has had his contract terminated by his employers after another Kenyan under his control failed a doping test.

  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis’ crusade

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis’ lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.

  • In this Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, file photo, San Diego State kicks off to Penn State during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. Penn State officials are seeking options to renovate or replace Beaver Stadium in the next 10 years. The university has hired an architecture firm to recommend improvements and funding plans for its 18 athletic facilities, including the world’s third-largest stadium. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    APNewsBreak: Penn St. seeks improvement options for stadium

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — How much are history and tradition worth? It’s a question Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour will soon answer about the school’s football stadium.

  • In this May 20, 2010, file photo, former Massey Energy Company Chief Executive Officer Don Blankenship pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Health and Human Services subcommittee hearing on mine safety. Blankenship, who goes on trial Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, in Charleston, West Virginia, faces up to three decades in prison if convicted over how he ran the Upper Big Branch Mine, which exploded in 2010, killing 29 miners.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    Ex-coal baron readies for trial in deadly mine explosion

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Don Blankenship ascended from a modest, single-mother upbringing in Appalachia to personally make almost $20 million off coal in one year. He battled unions, spent millions as lead puppeteer behind Republican state politics and fought regulators over safety and environmental rules, which his mines often broke.

  • Workers at federal training center in Artesia break strike

    ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — After three months of picketing, service workers at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia have voted to end their strike.