Exhaustion, elation as 5,000 migrants reach Austria, Germany
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of exhausted, elated people fleeing their Arab and Asian homelands reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria on Saturday, completing epic journeys by boat, bus, train and foot to escape war and poverty.
The Latest: Subdued demonstration in Paris backs migrants
The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):
Ohio voters' measured view of 2016 race as wild summer fades
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's been a tumultuous political summer.
Congress returns to weighty list of unfinished business
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns on Tuesday with a critical need for a characteristic rarely evident through a contentious spring and summer — cooperation between Republicans and President Barack Obama.
Congress returns to a fall full of deadlines
Congress returns from its August recess Tuesday with a hefty list of unfinished business. Lawmakers have just 10 legislative days in September to ensure that the government stays open.
New England's ports, long past prime, seek to stage comeback
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The noise and bustle of nearby neighborhoods fade away at New Haven's sprawling port. An oil and chemical tanker floats placidly at a dock. A tug pushes a barge out in Long Island Sound. Only occasionally do trucks rumble up to a scrap metal business or deliver materials forroad work.
No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged
HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coal miners bled and died to unionize.
Black couple uses housing law to sue over slurs, threats
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Citing a sliver of civil rights-era legislation more commonly used as protection against discriminatory landlords, a black couple is suing their former neighbor and a north Georgia city they say failed to stop him from harassing them.
Japan lifts evacuation order for town near doomed nuke plant
NARAHA, Japan (AP) — Japan's government on Saturday lifted a 4 1/2-year-old evacuation order for the northeastern town of Naraha that had sent all of the town's 7,400 residents away following the disaster at the nearby Fukushima nuclear plant.
Superheroes, for once, don't rule Hollywood's summer
NEW YORK (AP) — After a lackluster 2014 summer, Hollywood has bounced back with one of its best seasons ever. But the most surprising part of the turnaround is that superheroes aren't the ones who saved the day.
A humorous slant on the top news of the day, Jon Stewart reports on the foibles and fumbles of the real world watch