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WASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says the Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.The person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because c ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US orders for durable goods up 0.4 percent in October, but investment category falls again. ...more

AP News - 59 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Smith is getting another shot as the New York Jets' starting quarterback.The team announced Wednesday that Smith, who had been benched in favor of Michael Vick the last three games, will be under center against the Miami Dol ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The stricter smog standard proposed by the Obama administration joins a string of historic — and controversial — moves by the administration to improve air quality.The Environmental Protection Agency will announce Wednesday a p ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown."It i ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Pick an adjective, and it's likely the New York Jets used it to describe the lowest point in what had already become a lost season.Embarrassing. Frustrating. Stunning. Disappointing.They were all in play after the Jets wer ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speakin ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — It's unanimous: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are the top team in the NFL.The Patriots (9-2) received all 12 first-place votes Tuesday in the AP Pro32 power rankings, which are decided by a media panel that regularly cov ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — HSBC will pay $12.5 million to settle regulators' charges that its private-banking business based in Switzerland violated U.S. securities laws.The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that the private-banking unit fa ...more