Iowa city braces for highest floodwaters since 2008 record
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) ? Residents of Cedar Rapids are watching anxiously as the quickly rising Cedar River threatens to inundate their city with devastating floodwaters for the second time in just over eight years.
APNewsBreak: Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slotsATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) ? A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game.
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on jobsWASHINGTON (AP) ? A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:
Cheers and jeers: Americans tune into Trump-Clinton debate
LAS VEGAS (AP) ? From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steadyMANILA, Philippines (AP) ? Developing economies in Asia are holding steady and will grow at the earlier forecast rate of 5.7 percent this year and next, buoyed by resilience in the region's two largest economies, China and India, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday.
Trump plagued with the sniffles during debate
Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO
Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the UN's global health body "is enough to make all of us extremely concerned," Maria Neira, the head of the WHO's department of public health and environment, told reporters. "It is a public health emergency," she said.
NFL's Saints slump as Falcons soar
Matt Ryan threw two touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons piled on the misery for the winless New Orleans Saints with a 45-32 victory at the Superdome. Tevin Coleman ran for two scores before rookie linebacker Deion Jones galloped 90 yards for a touchdown after collecting an interception from Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the fourth quarter. The win left the Falcons on top of the NFC South with a 2-1 record as the Saints slumped to 0-3 on a night to forget for the home team.
Indians clinch AL Central crown with 7-4 win over Tigers
Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accord
After a half-century of combat that spilled blood across this South American nation, Colombians have embarked on a new, but difficult path to settle their political differences with the signing of a historic ...