SHANKSVILLE, Pa.—U.S. President Donald Trump today remembered the “band of brave patriots" aboard a Sept. 11 flight that crashed in Pennsylvania, praising passengers and crew members who resisted hijackers and sent a message that the nation would "never, ever submit to tyranny.”
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MINNEAPOLIS—The Trump administration on Thursday lifted a roadblock to copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota, reversing a decision made in the final days of the Obama administration.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Keegan Bradley had bottomed out—crashing from the high of winning the PGA Championship to tumbling out of the 100 in the world.
His chances to represent U.S. teams in international play had dried up, his preferred putting method was banned, and the confidence that once put him on the cusp of greatness was shot.
DETROIT—Sam Darnold rolled right and made a rookie move—lobbing a football across the field that was picked off and returned for a touchdown.
It might have been his only mistake all night.
MINNEAPOLIS—Gary Sanchez was struggling since coming off the disabled list—and the N.Y. Yankees were off to a so-so September start.
Facing the Minnesota Twins seems to be a cure-all.
Sanchez had three hits, including a mammoth home run, while J.A. Happ tossed six shutout innings as the Yankees continued their mastery of the Twins with a 7-2 win last night.
KENNER, La. — The mayor of a New Orleans suburb banned the city’s parks and recreation department from purchasing Nike products, days after the athletic apparel maker released a controversial ad supporting former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
NEW YORK—The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic.
He dropped three-consecutive games. He was barking at himself, at his entourage, at a crowd vocally supporting his opponent, Juan Martin del Potro.
He was, in short, out of sorts.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was named Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City.
Her victory last night resurrected a string of successes the Empire State has had in the pageant in recent years.
Mallory Hagan, Nina Davuluri, and Kira Kazantsev won the title from 2013-15 competing as Miss New York.
NEW YORK—The #MeToo movement fighting sexual misconduct already had claimed one of Hollywood's top movie moguls in Harvey Weinstein.
Now it has done the same for Leslie Moonves—one of the television industry's most powerful executives.
MINNEAPOLIS—Kirk Cousins gave the Minnesota Vikings exactly what they needed for a victorious debut by their new quarterback.
The throws Cousins made in tight coverage at important times were on target.
And unlike Jimmy Garoppolo, he kept the ball out of the other team's hands.