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at 20:08 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Baseball, chicken wings, Ellen and the White House: Meet the 2016 Miss America hopefuls

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series record.

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at 16:33 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Arkansas attorney general asks governor to schedule executions for 8 inmates after decade gap

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' attorney general has asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to set execution dates for eight death row inmates in what would be the state's first executions in a decade.

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at 18:24 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Hiker lost 9 days in California wilderness with broken bones says she regrets leaving group

FRESNO, Calif. - A hiker missing for nine days in California's Sierra Nevada with broken legs and forced to endure freezing temperatures at night said Tuesday that she regretted her decision to leave her group of backpackers.

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at 17:50 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Pope: Some women feel they had no other option in having abortion; stresses merciful approach

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice but to make "this agonizing and painful decision."

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at 17:47 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Google dons new-look logo as it heads into new era under holding company Alphabet

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet.

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at 17:05 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Hungary blocks migrants from trains in test for passport-free EU; smugglers wait in wings

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless hands of cross-border smugglers.

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