Family Ties: New York Rushes Aid To Ravaged Puerto Rico

By JENNIFER PELTZ and DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York state, home to the U.S. mainland’s biggest Puerto Rican community, is sending a lot more than thoughts and prayers to the hurricane-ravaged island. Between them, New York state and city have committed hundreds of workers and organized aid ranging from rescue helicopters…

President’s Criticisms Spark More Protests At NFL Games

By ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer President Donald Trump’s criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance. A week ago, just six players protested. Most NFL players on Sunday locked arms with their…

Federal Government Notifies 21 States Of Election Hacking

By GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. States that told The Associated Press they had been targeted include Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. In most cases, they had not…