USA TODAY Report: JJ Watt agrees to 6-year extension with Texans USA TODAY ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to a 6-year…

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Daily Mail Angelina Jolie marries Brad Pitt in Atelier Versace gown in first wedding photos Daily Mail Indeed, the blushing bride took the unusual measure of letting her kids decorate…

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Jackson, Mississippi police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Dewayne Thomas was caught on Monday. Katelyn Beard remains missing. (Sept. 2)  …

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Last June, Roseland Community Hospital nearly shut its doors because of financial problems — a move that could have left residents in one of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods without a nearby…

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With school starting Tuesday for more than 400,000 Chicago Public Schools students, Walter Turner stood in a long line Monday to buy new clothes for his son, Damien Crawford, who is…

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Moneycontrol.com Top Seeds Djokovic, Williams Reach U.S. Open Quarterfinals Bloomberg Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams cruised into the U.S. Open quarterfinals without dropping a set…

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The Orioles have used 47 players already this season, but their formula works              

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Dominique Brown’s 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian’s 10-yard touchdown catch late in the fourth followed a big defensive performance that helped Louisville beat Miami, 31-13.

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When the calendar switched from August to September early Monday morning, whatever intrigue was still swirling around the Dodgers roster vanished.

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Lawrence’s publicist calls the hacking “a flagrant violation of privacy.”

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Sensing a big oppo-rtunity for growth, Chinese manufacturer Oppo has today officially launched its first lineup of smartphones for the western market in Australia. Initially available through their own…

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Officials would not say where the operation, against a “senior operative” in the Shabab, took place or give other details.

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Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels went six innings, striking out seven, before giving way to the bullpen in a rout of Atlanta.

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Two online fundraising pages that raised more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., were shut down this weekend so tax lawyers …

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McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to…

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Research published in the journal Pediatrics indicates that early preferences for fruits and vegetables or, conversely, sugary drinks last into age 6.

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Labor Day may be saying the party is over.

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Robots still lack a critical element that will keep them from eclipsing most human capabilities anytime soon: a well-developed sense of touch.

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Eric T. Schneiderman, New York’s attorney general, is expected to file a suit as early as Tuesday accusing Evans Bank of denying mortgages to African-Americans in Buffalo regardless of …

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Andrew Sabin gave Republicans so much money in 2012 that he accidentally went over a limit on how much individuals could donate to federal candidates and party committees. So Sabin, who…

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Jimi Jamison, the former lead singer for the rock bands Cobra and Survivor, died Sunday, his booking agent Sally Irwin confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. 

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A 33-year-old man was charged with shooting a man after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve Sunday, officials said.

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NEW YORK — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the …

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Cole Theatre darts out of the starting gate in exceptional form with a working class story by the British playwright and filmmaker.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday in Somalia, the Pentagon said. Spokesman Rear Adm. [[ This is a …

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MONTEREY, Calif. — Police say they used a Taser on a 14-year-old girl after she attacked an officer at the Monterey County Fair. Lt. Leslie Sonne tells the Monterey…

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Sonoma County, which enticed Americans to forsake factory-made food for artisan wines and farmers market produce, now wants consumers to reconsider another everyday commodity.

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UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks shook his head when the subject turned to Ishmael Adams.

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While it might not be completely smooth, more than 50,000 4-year-olds will start prekindergarten on Thursday, primarily thanks to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Congress ought to hold hearings on the issue to save more lives on the waiting list and avoid having to pay donors for their organs.

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The House is in GOP hands, and no one thinks the November midterm elections will change that. Republicans could lose governorships in presidential battleground states, and that is hardly insignificant…

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President Obama is increasingly using federal contractors as testing grounds for his social agenda, including a higher minimum wage and expanded gay rights. But contractors warn about an eventual tipping…

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Roger Goodell revamped the NFL’s domestic violence policy, but has plenty more to do.              

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If the Illinois Teachers Retirement Service (TRS) had to pay out all of its pensions today, it could only afford to give its members 40 cents on the dollar. Yet the…

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The FBI and Apple Inc. said they are looking into reports that someone stole nude photos of celebrities and posted the racy images online.

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Passenger versions of small commercial vans fill gap left by today’s giant “mini” vans.              

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