House GOP considers options on shutdown

The timeline is daunting since House GOP leaders appear all but certain to reject the Senate’s attempt at a simple, straightforward stopgap …

Quotations of the day

“Obamacare is destroying jobs. It is driving up health care costs. It is killing health benefits. It is shattering the economy.” — Texas Sen…

Yankees lose to Rays 8-3 and miss playoffs

NEW YORK (AP) — The end came quietly for this year’s New York Yankees. No celebrations. No titles. No October baseball. Curtis Granderson wa…

SAT scores remain mostly stagnant

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scores on the SAT college entrance exam were largely stagnant for a third year, although African-American students made sl…