• Australian leader causes offense by comparing IS with Nazis

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister angered some Jewish leaders on Thursday by suggesting that the Islamic State movement was worse than Nazis during World War II.

  • Itawamba Community College names Bozeman as assistant coach

    FULTON, Miss. (AP) — Itawamba Community College has named Eric Bozeman as the Indians’ new assistant basketball coach.

  • AFT national president to unveil New Mexico preschool plan

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — American Federation of Teachers national president Randi Weingarten is scheduled to unveil a plan aimed at expanding early childhood education in New Mexico amid a stalemate over funding.

  • Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, talks with David Moore 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)

    Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs.

  • In this photo provided by the RSPCA/Australian Capital Territory, an overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland is prepared to be shorn in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. The wild, castrated merino ram named Chris, yielded 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool — the equivalent of 30 sweaters — and sheded almost half his body weight. (RSPCA ACT/ via AP) EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES

    Lost Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool — the equivalent of 30 sweaters — and shedding almost half his body weight.

    Updated: 1:21 am

  • Lost Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool — the equivalent of 30 sweaters — and shedding almost half his body weight.

  • College soccer players suspended after blackface incident

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Five members of the women’s soccer team at a private Christian university in Washington state were suspended for one match Wednesday after a social media post surfaced showing them dressed in blackface and afro wigs.

    Updated: 11:26 pm

  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    Migrants pour into Budapest rail station as police leave; no trains running to Western Europe.

    Updated: 4:00 am

  • 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.

    Updated: 6:07 pm

  • Woman sues Oregon State University over 1999 sexual assault

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped while attending Oregon State University in 1999 seeks $7.5 million in a federal Title IX lawsuit against the school and its former football coach, Mike Riley.