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Jerry Jones, Cowboys Kneel During National Anthem

The Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones locked arms and took a knee in unity prior to the national anthem Monday ahead of Dallas’ game against the Arizona Cardinals. #DallasCowboys owner Jerry Jones takes a knee with his team ahead of the singing of the National Anthem during #DALvsAZ #TakeTheKnee pic.twitter.com/iImKU8ABGC — Andy Jacobsohn (@AndyJacobsohn) September […]

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Trump Revels in Drama over Spat with NFL

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. During a week in which a crucial Senate health care vote, his tax plan, the North Korean nuclear threat and Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane suffering vied for attention, Trump carried his feud […]

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Feds Rush Aid to Puerto Rico Amid Growing Pleas for Help

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico while the Trump administration sought to blunt criticism that its response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of it efforts in Texas and Florida after the recent hurricanes there. Five days after the Category 4 storm slammed into Puerto […]

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Chelsea Manning Claims She’s Banned From Canada

Chelsea Manning, the former Army soldier who was convicted of leaking several hundred thousand government documents to the media, claimed Monday that Canada will not allow her to enter its country. Manning, who served under her birth name Bradley Manning, has transitioned into a female identity in recent years and had her 35-year sentence commuted […]

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Longtime Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Take a Knee

A stadium worker for the Buffalo Bills quit his job of nearly 30 years after players on the team protested by kneeling or locking arms during the national anthem before the game Sunday. “I waited until the national anthem ended, I took off my shirt, threw my Bills hat on the ground, walked out,” Erich […]

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Springsteen Tickets Hit $10,000, and Wall Street Gets Scalped

We ain’t in Asbury Park anymore: prime tickets to “Springsteen on Broadway” are now going for as much as $10,000 on StubHub. Even a cheap seat will cost you $1,400. Never mind that it says $75 on the ticket. Sure, those $2.50 tickets, circa “Rosalita,” disappeared in the ’70s. But The Boss’s run at Broadway’s […]

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Official: Hurricane Maria Set Puerto Rico Back Decades

Puerto Rico’s nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria’s destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities worked to assess the extent of the damage. “The devastation in Puerto Rico has set us back nearly 20 to 30 years,” said Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez. “I can’t deny […]

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Tennessee Church Shooting Suspect Charged With Murder

Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said members were talking about the success of their yard sale the previous day when they heard gunshots outside. […]

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Trump’s NFL Anthem Crusade Angers Billionaire Campaign Donors

President Donald Trump put NFL owners in an unwanted spotlight this weekend with his suggestion, starting at a rally in Alabama on Friday and continuing on Twitter, that they should fire players who protest during the national anthem and calling on fans to boycott the league. Until this week, the relationship between the National Football […]

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