Abdullah key in No. 24 Neb's 41-31 win over Miami

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Nebraska didn't let a few scuffles with Miami spoil the party at Memorial Stadium and the show Ameer Abdullah put on Saturday night.

How do you spell ‘thrilled?’ Bee champ meets the president

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Scripps National Spelling Bee co-champion Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth thought things were finally settling down after the hoopla of winning the nail-biting final in May.

Branstad, Hatch face off in debate in Burlington

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch clashed over how to create jobs and boost incomes in the state Saturday during their second debate.

AP News Alert

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside.

House campaign committees sitting on $100M in bank

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of late political advertising.

GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation.

5 things to know about UN Climate Summit

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

New York will be at the epicenter of the climate change debate next week. More than 120 world leaders will attend a one-day summit on Tuesday at the United Nations on climate. Tens of thousands are expected to march to call for action on global warming. Dozens of other events are planned throughout the city as part of Climate Week NYC. Here are 5 things you need to know:

Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.

Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease.

Q&A: New Jersey's sports gambling push

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Well over 100 NFL and major-college football games have been played since Gov. Chris Christie's Sept. 8 order that racetracks and casinos in New Jersey won't be prosecuted if they accept wagers on sporting events. Yet so far not a cent has been bet while legal issues await resolution. A look at questions and answers about what lies ahead: