Marita Engzelius wins Symetra Tour finale

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Norway's Marita Engzelius won a playoff Sunday in the season-ending Symetra Tour Championship, and the top 10 on the money list earned LPGA Tour cards.

White House asked to intervene in water dispute

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Persistent drought has kept South Texas farmers and community leaders in an uproar for years over shortfalls in the delivery of water to the Rio Grande from Mexico's tributaries. Now, they're asking for congressional help in getting the White House to intervene in the dispute.

Iowa county faces criticism for $7M tax break plan

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Residents are criticizing a northwest Iowa county's plan to use $6.9 million in tax breaks to improve roads around a major egg processor and rehabilitate an old school.

Rivers leads Chargers to 22-10 win over Bills

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

One week, it's 6-foot-4 tight end Antonio Gates. The next, it's 5-10 wide receiver Eddie Royal.

Cost of shutting down Wolf Creek could top $1B

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Shutting down the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant could cost as much $1 billion when it reaches the end of its useful life about 30 years from now, according to a new report.

Study: Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says.

Michael Moore out as Michigan film board member

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore no longer will serve on the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council after Republican Gov. Rick Snyder named a suburban-Detroit businessman to replace him.

Western Mexico state reports new mine spill

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a toxic spill in the Sonora River basin from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico, the state director of civil protection said Sunday.

US gas prices fall, extending summer decline

|Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks.

'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

| |Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014

The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.



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