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Studying pays off for Speight as No. 3 Michigan finishes off Illinois 41-8

Jonathan Allen returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to help No. 1 Alabama beat sixth-ranked Texas A&M 33-14 Saturday

Donald Trump is pledging postelection lawsuits against every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior, and he's charging Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic Party with orchestrating the allegations

Hillary Clinton says she will let voters decide on which candidates message they prefer

AT&T is buying Time Warner for $85.4 billion in a deal that could shake up the media landscape

Officials say there is no indication that water supplies have been affected where a freak storm hit Pennsylvania, causing a gas pipeline to rupture

Lamar Jackson broke a school record with four first-half touchdowns, Louisville intercepted three passes and the seventh-ranked Cardinals quickly rolled past North Carolina State 54-13 on Saturday

Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show some of the attention her team paid to courting black voters

AP Top 25 Takeaways: More of same from Jackson, Strong, Bama

Mighty Mountaineers: With win over TCU, No. 12 West Virginia is off to its best start in a decade

Pop stars and fast cars: Taylor Swift plays Formula One in a bid to get young fans into racing

Injured slugger Kyle Schwarber could return for the Chicago Cubs if they make it to the World Series

Venezuela is bracing for turbulence after the socialist government blocked a presidential recall referendum

Colombia's flagship airline briefly grounded all flights to Caracas after a Venezuela air force plane flew close to a passenger jet, but the company says it will resume service following clarifications from the two governments

A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog stayed behind to try to protect the boy

Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

Opposition-held eastern Aleppo once tried to make itself a model for a Syria without President Bashar Assad, but those dreams are breaking down under the most relentless assault the city has ever seen

Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign

Thousands of California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan

Corey Clement ran for 134 yards and a touchdown and 10th-ranked Wisconsin beat Iowa 17-9 on Saturday to snap a two-game losing streak

Lewis Hamilton, looking to catch Nico Rosberg for title, wins pole for US Grand Prix in Texas

Authorities in Cameroon rush more than 600 injured people to hospitals in the country's two main cities Saturday in an effort to save lives a day after an overcrowded train derailed, killing more than 70 people

Comic Kevin Meaney, who worked the standup circuit, was a late-night TV staple and starred in the short-lived 1990s series "Uncle Buck," has died

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's departure are "thoughtless."

Only 22, Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is blossoming into one of baseball's biggest stars

Syrian opposition activists say government forces are shelling eastern rebel-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo after a two-day lull apparently ended

The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco is now in the hands of the royal family

The Iraqi army has pushed into a town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul a day after dozens of IS militants stormed into the northern city of Kirkuk, setting off two days of clashes and killing at least 80 people, mostly security forces

A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the U.S. singer-songwriter's silence is "impolite and arrogant."

Counterterrorism police investigating a suspicious package discovered on a London subway train found another suspicious item in a property 200 miles (320 kilometers) away, but later declared the device 'not viable'

Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Summer Games and was believed to be the oldest living Olympian, has died at her home in California

Onlookers apparently shouted "Jump!" before a teenage migrant leapt from an apartment block in an eastern German town, suffering fatal injuries, the mayor said Saturday

Woman seeks medical help for kidney stones gets surprise at the hospital when she is told she is in labor and about to give birth

An emergency hospital south of the Iraqi city of Mosul has treated some 250 people for breathing difficulties linked to a sulfur plant that was torched by the Islamic State group

More than 2,000 people marched through the Romanian capital Saturday demanding the country's reunification with neighboring Moldova

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's push for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the Mosul battle has run into resistance from Iraq's prime minister

Correction: Russia-US-Space story

Robbie Gould has become the second placekicker to join the New York Giants on short notice with Josh Brown once again ineligible to play after admitting to abusing his wife

Somali pirate says 26 Asian sailors freed after 4 years, says $1.5 million in ransom paid

Long-dry parts of California's second-longest river soon will be wet

Aid workers in the port town of Calais are expressing worry over a lack of information ahead of Monday's scheduled dismantling of France's slum-like migrant camp

Madison Keys is the first American outside of Serena and Venus Williams to earn a berth at the year-end WTA Finals in more than a decade

The national anthem singer at a Heat-76ers preseason game has knelt during her performance, while wearing a "Black Lives Matter" T-shirt

The Russian Interior Ministry says four suspected militants have been killed by police in the restive Caucasus province of Dagestan

Overall World Cup champion Lara Gut held on to her first-run lead to clinch a comfortable win in the season-opening giant slalom on Saturday

American coach Bob Bradley awaits his first win in charge of Swansea following its 0-0 draw against Watford in the English Premier League on Saturday

Hundreds of people have marched in Barcelona to protest the return of bullfighting to the city

After mishandling Ray Rice's domestic violence incident two years ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said "I got it wrong" and vowed "the same mistakes can never be repeated."

France's President Francois Hollande is honoring an American couple for pledging the largest foreign collection of art to be donated to France since World War II

When the Eagles were 3-0, the schedule called for a bye

Russia's aviation agency says 19 people have died after a helicopter carrying oil workers crashed

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has withdrawn a candidate to be a minister in a state government after he reportedly "liked" an anti-migration party's Facebook page

Hundreds, including actress Carey Mulligan, have demonstrated outside the British prime minister's office seeking an end to the bombing of civilians in Syria's Aleppo

Data compiled by The Associated Press shows both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton displaying strength in early voting in battleground states

Residents of Sarajevo are expressing their support for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming U.S. presidential election based in part on the role her husband's administration had in ending Bosnia's devastating war during the 1990s

Records reviewed by The Associated Press show some arrests along the Texas border labeled as "high threat" include drunken drivers and child-support dodgers

The small Belgian region of Wallonia continues to block a wide-ranging trade deal between the 28-nation European Union and Canada

Jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a white police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in Cincinnati

Police in Spain say they have arrested 21 people and freed four women while breaking up an alleged human trafficking ring

The Indian capital, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air

The U-17 Women's World Cup hosted by Jordan shows that the sport "is not only confined to some parts of the world," FIFA's president said after watching North Korea win the title in a 5-4 penalty shootout against Japan

Hillary Clinton's campaign is thinking more and more about what to do if she wins the presidential vote and rival Donald Trump refuses to concede

Taliban, Afghan and Pakistani officials say three senior Taliban members have held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in Islamabad to brief them about the recent talks held in Qatar between the Taliban and Kabul

5 things to know for week 8 of the college football season includes A&M's big chance; Mayfield trying to get back into the Heisman race; UCF's fast turnaround under Frost and Oregon's Helfrich in need of a slump-snapping victory at California

For Republican running mate Mike Pence, it's becoming a routine part of the job

LEADING OFF: Cubs face Kershaw, can end 71-year World Series drought with win over Dodgers at rockin' Wrigley in NLCS Game 6; Salazar set for simulated game, could pitch for Indians in Fall Classic; Wild Thing left out

A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who pleaded guilty to raping his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage along with calls to close the loophole that allowed for the lenient sentence

Scientists say Europe's experimental Mars probe has hit the right spot but may have been destroyed in a fiery ball of rocket fuel because it was traveling too fast

The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday by naming the comic character as an ambassador for the empowerment of women, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real woman

Once in a while, Gary Matthews relives how close his 1984 Chicago Cubs came to reaching the World Series

Minneapolis' police chief says two officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of a black man in November and won't face discipline

An international team says the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation

Gustav Nyquist had a goal and an assist to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night

More than 50,000 people in southern China have been evacuated in the path of Typhoon Haima, which killed at least 13 people in the Philippines before moving northward

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff says she told him about plans for a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge a month before they began in 2013

Indians pitcher Ryan Merritt is overwhelmed by the outpouring of generosity from Cleveland fans

The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday by naming the comic character as an ambassador for the empowerment of women, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real woman

A U.N. human rights expert is urging the next U.N. secretary-general to make the elimination of tax havens a priority to ensure that corporations, billionaires and "kleptocrats" pay their fair share of taxes

Johnny Boychuk's short-handed goal early in the third period lifted the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night

An international team says the Syrian government carried out a third chemical attack in the conflict-wracked nation

A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who pleaded guilty to raping his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage along with calls to close the loophole that allowed for the lenient sentence

New York state has enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals

President Barack Obama says he's feeling a "little bit of bittersweetness" as he hosts his final musical night at the White House

Cameroon's government spokesman says an overloaded train has derailed along the route that links Cameroon's two major cities, killing at least 53 people and injuring more than 300

Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win

Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family

Donald Trump's campaign says he will begin to lay out his closing arguments in a major speech Saturday in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

There will be no more fraternity or sorority parties _ for now _ at UC Berkeley

Cyberattacks on a key internet firm have repeatedly disrupted access to major websites across the United States

A 29-year-old Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies

A defense attorney says three men accused of plotting to bomb Somali immigrants in western Kansas were only preparing to defend themselves in the event of "massive social upheaval."

A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody

Lawyers for Donald Trump are trying to keep his campaign comments out of the upcoming civil trial involving Trump University

Authorities say the 21-year-old daughter of one of men in the Utah-based music group The Piano Guys has been reported missing and may have gotten injured lost on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon

A former California state senator who took bribes in exchange for supporting legislation has been sentenced to 3½ years in federal prison

All that's left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history

Injured Indians starter Danny Salazar has made progress and could be available to pitch in the World Series

Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of a black man in November, and won't face discipline, the city's police chief announced Friday

Donald Glover will play Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo "Star Wars" film.

Houston's James Harden gets a chance to run Mike D'Antoni's famed seven seconds or less offense