By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | September 01, 2014 2:30 pmFamily worries about detained missionary's health
Big 12 teams play top foes unexpectedly close
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 2:30 pmand most recent national champions -- that weren't as lopsided as predicted.
Buckeyes make mistakes but say they'll get better
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 2:24 pmUrban Meyer has heard others say his team is too young, or that it was crippled by the loss of two-time Big Ten player of the year Braxton Miller.
Michigan power running game looks like glory days
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 2:01 pmIt's been a few years, but Michigan might have a running attack again.
US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 1:31 pmAmericans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.
President of Staten Island Museum dies
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 1:06 pmThe president and CEO of the Staten Island Museum for the past 12 years has died.
Homeowner interrupting burglary is fatally stabbed
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 12:36 pmAn intruder stabbed a couple who unwittingly interrupted a burglary at their home, killing the man and injuring his wife, police said Monday.
Boston College platoon replaces Heisman finalist
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 12:30 pmBoston College doesn't have one player who can replace Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams, so the Eagles are trying to do the job with three or four.
Iowa State football off to another awful start
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 12:18 pmOne of the defining qualities of Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads is his ability to generate optimism in lieu of success.
South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 11:54 amIn some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina.
No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 11:49 amLamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.
NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 11:42 amColorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway.
Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 11:36 amOn a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy.
Nebraska DE Randy Gregory doubtful for McNeese St.
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 11:18 amNebraska defensive end Randy Gregory is doubtful for this week's game against McNeese State because of a knee injury, putting junior walk-on Jack Gangwish in line for his first start.
Texas QB David Ash to miss BYU game
Associated Press | September 01, 2014 11:13 amTexas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, will not play this week against BYU after getting headaches and feeling dizzy in the hours following the Longhorns' season-opening win over North Texas.