Manning masterful in Broncos’ 52-20 rout of Eagles

DENVER (AP) — Seems the only one not impressed by Peyton Manning’s off-the-charts exploits is Peyton Manning. “There’s always things we can improve on,” Manning said after the Denver Broncos scored more points than they ever had in…

Shutdown imminent; GOP unity frays but still holds

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative challenge to the president’s health care law has the federal government teetering on the brink of a partial shutdown. The Senate has the next move on must-do legislation required to keep the government…

Playoff Chase: TB, Texas in wild-card tiebreaker

The regular season is going to game No. 163 when the Tampa Bay Rays visit the Texas Rangers on Monday night in an all-or-nothing tiebreaker for the second AL wild-card spot. A quick look at baseball’s playoff picture:…
File - In this Sept. 27, 2012 file photo, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel shows an illustration as he describes his concerns over Iran's nuclear ambitions during his address to the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters.

Keep the Iran sanctions, Netanyahu urges Obama

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are meeting at a time that the three-decade estrangement between the United States and Iran may be nearing an end.…

MLB’s Biogenesis probe could impact playoffs

Major League Baseball’s investigation of the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic had an impact on the 2013 season, with 14 players suspended and 13 of them serving their penalties. It will have a lingering effect on the postseason. Five things…

Ex-Guatemala soldier guilty in US immigration case

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — After four days of graphic testimony about a gruesome 1982 massacre, the trial of a former Guatemalan soldier charged with lying about the killings on his citizenship application is nearing an end. Closing arguments…

House Republicans work immigration behind scenes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it at a time the Capitol is immersed in a partisan brawl over…

Efforts to trim health care costs to be examined

BOSTON (AP) — Health care executives and state officials are being summoned to provide an update on efforts to rein in the high cost of health care in Massachusetts. The……

Company to help provide housing for mentally ill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee is providing $1 million in grants to increase housing options for Tennesseans with mental i……

Hagel at DMZ: NKorea watching Syria developments

PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Standing just steps from the heavily armed border with North Korea, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday that Pyongyang is closely watching the international response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons against its own…

EXCHANGE: Hospitals preparing for obese patients

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Sue Schmieding remembers when — a few decades ago – Centegra physicians had to take their most obese patients down to the loading dock to……

PBS show to air episode featuring Detroiters

DETROIT (AP) — An episode of a new PBS series that was filmed earlier this year in Detroit is set to air. “Genealogy Roadshow” premiered last week. Its second episode is to air on Monday. It was shot…

Patriots keep Falcons guessing, win again

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady never doubted the Patriots would find their offensive rhythm. Coach Bill Belichick never doubted that New England could switch its coverages enough to confuse Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. Either way, the Patriots showed…

No problems reported before LA-area jet crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rescuers and investigators were working amid the smoldering wreckage of a private jet and the hangar it hit after landing at a Southern California airport, but they did not expect to find any survivors…