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  • Penn State tops UCF 26-24 with last-second FG

    Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    DUBLIN (AP) — Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland. Behind a comeback led by second-half replacement quarterback Justin Holman, the...

  • Christie hasn't helped New Jersey GOP win much

    Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has been traveling the country to bolster Republican candidates in attention-grabbing events from New Hampshire to Arkansas, but he hasn't had much success in getting members of his party elected at home. As chairman of the Republican Governors...

  • GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

    Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington. Dismay over accusations and negative advertising in Illinois' state races. Lack of interest in the Nov. 4 election. While the...

  • Unabashed, uphill run for Hemingway campaign

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Andrew Hemingway's campaign headquarters in an office building in Manchester pays homage to Republicans past and present: The walls are covered with campaign signs for Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Mitt Romney and John McCain to name a few. There aren't any...

  • Common Core an issue in competitive governor race

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An underfunded and little-known Democratic candidate for governor has found a new issue on which to attack incumbent Gov. Mary Fallin. The federal government stripped Oklahoma on Thursday of its authority to decide how to spend millions in federal education funds...

  • Health law factors into governor's, Senate races

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Democrats Mark Pryor and Mike Ross took different positions on the president's federal health overhaul plan when it came before Congress four years ago. But, running in the two hottest races in Arkansas this fall, both find themselves under attack on the issue...

  • Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lesotho's military seized two police stations Saturday as gunfire rang out in the capital of the mountainous kingdom. The country's prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, though an army spokesman said the soldiers were only securing the country....

  • Clashes at Stockholm protest against neo-Nazis

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish riot police have clashed with thousands of people protesting against a neo-Nazi political party's election rally in Stockholm about two weeks before a parliamentary vote. Canine units and mounted police also were used Saturday to keep the large crowd from...

  • Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been...

  • Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone...

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