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  • The Latest: Lebanese group threaten to escalate protests

    BEIRUT (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon’s protest over the country’s ongoing trash crisis (all times local): ___ 9:45 p.m. Thousands of protesters have dispersed peacefully at the end of a huge…

  • Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

    DALLAS (AP) — Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master’s degree at Texas’ Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager…

  • Mourinho endures rare loss; Man City breaks club wins record

    LONDON (AP) — Breaking a 103-year club record, Manchester City reeled off its 10th straight Premier League victory on Saturday. For Jose Mourinho, a landmark day produced an unwelcome result, with his 100th home league…

  • Deputy ambushed, killed at gas station; no one in custody

    HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities are still pursuing a suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff’s deputy who was shot several times while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, they…

  • Oracle leads America’s Cup World Series regatta after day 1

    GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — Oracle Team USA held the lead after the first day of the America’s Cup World Series regatta in Goteborg after winning Saturday’s two opening races. Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR, which…

  • Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over unruly passenger

    DENVER (AP) — An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a “disturbance on the…

  • NBA Calendar

    Aug. 19-30 — AfroBasket. Aug. 31-Sept. 12 — FIBA Americas Championship. Sept. 5-20 — EuroBasket. Sept. 10-12 — Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend. Sept. 23-Oct. 3 — FIBA Asia Championship. Sept. 26…

  • NHL Calendar

    Sept. 20 — Preseason opens. Oct. 7 — Regular season opens. Nov. 9 — Hockey Hall of Fame induction in Toronto. Jan. 31, 2016 — All-Star Game at Nashville, Tenn.

  • NFL Calendar

    Sept. 5 — Clubs must reduce rosters to a maximum of 53 players by 4 p.m. EDT. Sept. 6 — Claiming period for players placed on waivers at the final roster reduction expires at noon…

  • Latest on Houston deputy: Abbott speaks out against shooting

    HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Gov. Greg Abbott says “heinous and deliberate crimes against law enforcement will…

  • Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California’s professional sports teams. California’s major league sports clubs and a leading raffle vendor are lobbying state lawmakers for the exclusive…

  • Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales in the last several months. The Alamogordo Daily News…

  • Capital Dragon Boat Regatta takes over Washington Channel Saturday

    WASHINGTON — It’s a mix of fun and competition out on the Southwest Waterfront. The bright, sunny sky and relatively low humidity made for a perfect day to be out on the water. Dragon boats have…

  • Harris County Sheriff: Suspect in fatal shooting of deputy at gas station still being sought

    HOUSTON (AP) — Harris County Sheriff: Suspect in fatal shooting of deputy at gas station still being sought.

  • QB Joshua Dobbs has No. 25 Tennessee’s hopes soaring

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs made quite a statement with his late-season surge last fall, but his offseason arguably was even more impressive. Dobbs traveled to Florida in May for an internship…