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September 24, 2017 - 11:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday it has recovered 517 containers filled with unidentified, potentially hazardous material found floating in or washed up along Texas waterways after the devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey receded. The agency's statement sought...
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Kyle Busch raises his arms after winning the NASCAR Cup Series 300 auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 24, 2017 - 7:43 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch saw little but billowing white smoke that engulfed the track and blinded enough drivers that it caused a tremendous wreck that sunk his toughest competition. In his No. 18 Toyota, the driver nicknamed "Rowdy" knew there was only one way to handle the sudden pollution...
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Kyle Busch raises his arms after winning the NASCAR Cup Series 300 auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 24, 2017 - 7:25 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch saw little but billowing white smoke that engulfed the track and blinded enough drivers that it caused a tremendous wreck that notably altered the race running order. In his No. 18 Toyota, the driver nicknamed "Rowdy" knew there was only one way to handle the sudden...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., prepares to take off from Andersen AFB, Guam, on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea. The U.S. says it's the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula that any American fighter or bomber has flown this century.(Staff Sgt. Joshua Smoot/U.S. Air force via AP)
September 24, 2017 - 12:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed...
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September 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Reactions to President Donald Trump's comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem, and his decision to rescind a White House invitation to Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors: At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who...
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National Guard personnel offer evacuation to a Toa Ville resident after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, Friday, September 22, 2017. Because of the heavy rains brought by Maria, thousands of people were evacuated from Toa Baja after the municipal government opened the gates of the Rio La Plata Dam. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
September 23, 2017 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies are grappling with the vast scale of the disaster in Puerto Rico left by Hurricane Maria, the third major storm to strike the U.S. in less than a month. Three days after the massive hurricane crossed the U.S. territory, towns in Puerto Rico remain without fresh...
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September 23, 2017 - 6:45 pm
Reactions to President Donald Trump's comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem, and his decision to rescind a White House invitation to Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors: At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson (22) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Denver. In what could be a bounce-back season, Denver swept its first two home games, including a romp past Dallas. They head to Buffalo on Sunday, not the toughest place to play, especially in September, but an away game nonetheless. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
September 23, 2017 - 12:25 pm
It's time for the Broncos to leave the Mile High City and show what they've got in a road show. In what could be a bounce-back season, Denver swept its first two home games, including a romp past Dallas that, at times, made the Cowboys look disinterested. On to Buffalo, not the toughest place to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. The 14-0 vote took place Tuesday night, Sept. 19, 2017.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag." "Divisive...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. The 14-0 vote took place Tuesday night, Sept. 19, 2017.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag." "Divisive...
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