US asks Iran to free 3 Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is repeating its call for Tehran to help three Americans — Robert Levinson, Amir Hekmati and Saeed Abedi…

Lindsey Vonn nearing return to snow

VAIL, Colo. (AP) — For six months, Lindsey Vonn has thought about little else other than her reunion with skiing. She spent four hours a day…

Big investors pause amid tough August

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s big investors are in wait-and-see mode. There’s been plenty to give them pause this week: The stock market is …

Final BCS season should be a wild ride

The BCS farewell tour is about to begin. Love it or hate it — we’re guessing there are far more in the hating camp — the system for determin…