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Authorities: Mom shoots 16-year-old son in Philadelphia home

Oct. 22, 2018 7:25 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a mother shot and wounded her teenage son inside a Philadelphia home. The shooting occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. But a possible motive and further details about the shooting have not been disclosed, and it wasn't clear if the mother or the 16-year-old victim...

1st-place Skins look ahead to NYG after 20-17 win vs. Dallas

Oct. 22, 2018 2:44 AM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — As important as it was for the Washington Redskins to finally put together two consecutive victories, coach Jay Gruden knows that being in first place atop the NFC East at this point in the season is truly not really a big deal at all. "It's great to get two in a row, get the monkey...

Eagles back to underdogs after 21-17 loss to Panthers

Oct. 22, 2018 2:41 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Now the Philadelphia Eagles can go back to being underdogs again. After embracing that role last year and overcoming huge odds to win their first Super Bowl title, the Eagles haven't lived up to expectations as defending champions. They blew a 17-0 lead in the fourth quarter and lost...

Philadelphia wins $2 million award to address climate change

Oct. 22, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has been announced as one of the winners of an award that could total $2 million for the city's efforts to address climate change and sustainability. The Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge award is given out to 20 cities with ambitious plans to tackle climate...

Atlanta United scores 2 first-half goals, beats Chicago 2-1

Oct. 21, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Parkhurst shook hands with the referee after the final whistle, and then turned his attention to the out-of-town scoreboard. It could have been a really big celebration for Atlanta United. But New York Red Bulls put a damper on things with a win of their own. "Darn," Parkhurst said....

PK gives Red Bulls 1-0 win over Union, shot at best record

Oct. 21, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored on a second-half penalty kick, Luis Robles had his 13th shutout and the New York Red Bulls beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0 on Sunday to stay in contention for the Supporters' Shield with one game to play. A Red Bulls corner kick resulted in a handball by...

Cam Newton rallies Panthers to 21-17 win over Eagles

Oct. 21, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers ruined the Philadelphia Eagles' dance party. Newton tossed a 1-yard touchdown pass to Greg Olsen with 1:22 left and the Panthers overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Eagles 21-17 on Sunday. Julius Peppers sacked Carson Wentz,...

4 more cities win support for plans to curb climate change

Oct. 21, 2018 4:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., are among 20 cities being awarded support for their work to reduce carbon emissions. The cities were announced Sunday as the latest winners in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. Each will receive a support package valued at...

Giants, Falcons seek to shore up their weak links

Oct. 21, 2018 1:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Something has to give when the Atlanta Falcons' porous defense faces the New York Giants' sluggish offense on Monday night. The Falcons rank last in third-down percentage, second-worst in scoring average and third-worst in average yards allowed. They've been hit hard by injuries and won't...

Police: Mall fight ends with shots fired in lot, evacuation

Oct. 21, 2018 12:54 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a fistfight at a Philadelphia-area mall ended with shots fired in the parking lot, but no one was injured. Officials say the Springfield Mall was closed following the Saturday afternoon gunfire and no arrests were reported. Springfield police said they were called to...