WASHINGTON | AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

WASHINGTON — Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter. Lawyers for Ford and bipartisan representatives of the committee came to the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

BEIJING | China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

BEIJING — China summoned the American ambassador and the defense attache and recalled its navy commander from a U.S. trip to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions Washington lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment. The Defense Ministry said the U.S. had no right to interfere in Chinese military cooperation … Continue reading BEIJING | China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla | Hundreds mark Hurricane Maria anniversary near Trump resort

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla — Dozens of vehicles slowly approached President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Saturday afternoon, blasting reggaeton and salsa as they drove by. They honked their horns and waved Puerto Rican flags draped from their car windows and trunks. They were on their way to a rally a few miles … Continue reading WEST PALM BEACH, Fla | Hundreds mark Hurricane Maria anniversary near Trump resort

ATLANTA | Lawrence throws 4 TDs, No. 3 Clemson routs Ga Tech 49-21

ATLANTA — With plenty of family and friends cheering him on at his first college road game, Trevor Lawrence certainly played like a starting quarterback. Now, the Clemson Tigers have to decide if it’s time to push the talented freshman to the top of the depth chart. Lawrence claimed a leading role in Clemson’s quarterback … Continue reading ATLANTA | Lawrence throws 4 TDs, No. 3 Clemson routs Ga Tech 49-21

TUSCALOOSA, Ala | Tagovailoa propels No. 1 Bama past No. 22 Texas A&M, 45-23

TUSCALOOSA, Ala — Tua Tagovailoa heaved his first pass to a diving DeVonta Smith in the end zone for a touchdown. The 30-yarder wasn’t a reprisal of their winning connection in the national championship game, but it did set the stage for No. 1 Alabama’s 45-23 victory over No. 22 Texas A&M on Saturday. The … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala | Tagovailoa propels No. 1 Bama past No. 22 Texas A&M, 45-23

COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 4 Ohio State routs Tulane in Meyer’s return to sideline

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State gift-wrapped a blowout for Urban Meyer in his return to the sideline, making sure the coach didn’t have to get too stressed or too mad at anybody and didn’t have to make any monumental decisions. The No. 4 Buckeyes played like, well, like they played while Meyer was watching the … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | No. 4 Ohio State routs Tulane in Meyer’s return to sideline

RICHMOND, Va | The Latest: Truex dominant early at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond raceway is unfolding much like the race here in the spring. In that one, Joey Logano led throughout both the first and second stages, and the race went … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va | The Latest: Truex dominant early at Richmond