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  • Conservative Summit Cruz
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to reporters after his speech at the Americans for Prosperity Summit in Dallas on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. He told the influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country."
    Will Weissert | AP Photo
  • Conservative Summit Cruz
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to reporters after his speech at the Americans for Prosperity Summit in Dallas on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. He told the influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country."
    Will Weissert | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Ukraine
    British Prime Minister David Cameron smiles as he leaves the EU Council building at the end of an EU summit in Brussels, early Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position.
    Geert Vanden Wijngaert | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Ukraine
    French President Francois Hollande addresses the media at the end of an EU summit in Brussels, early Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The European Union is giving Russia a one-week ultimatum to scale back its intervention in Ukraine or face additional economic sanctions.
    Yves Logghe | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Ukraine
    European Union leaders pose during a group photo at an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years. They will also discuss the current situation in Ukraine. Front row, left to right, Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, European Parliament President Martin Schultz, French President Francois Hollande, Romanian President Traian Basescu, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades , European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, European Commission President elect Jean-Claude Juncker, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico and General Secretariat of the Council Uwe Corsepius. Back row left to right, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, Czech Republic's Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek, Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roeivas and British Prime Minister David Cameron.
    Geert Vanden Wijngaert | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Ukraine
    French President Francois Hollande addresses the media at the end of an EU summit in Brussels, early Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position.
    Yves Logghe | AP Photo
  • Brazil Elections
    Marina Silva, presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party, campaigns in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Silva is leading polls in her race against current President Dilma Rousseff and tapping into the widespread frustrations of many Brazilians with a sputtering economy and poor public services, angst that fueled last year's massive anti-government protests. Brazil will hold its presidential election on Oct. 5.
    Leo Correa | AP Photo
  • Brazil Daily Life
    A man stops to pose for a portrait on his motorcycle, carrying his pet owl and dog, as he arrives to the area where Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate, Marina Silva, will campaign in the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Brazil will hold its presidential election on Oct. 5.
    Leo Correa | AP Photo
  • Brazil Election
    Supporters wave campaign flags of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, who is running for reelection with the Workers Party (PT), before a campaign rally at the Confederation of Agricultural Workers headquarters in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Brazil's presidential election is scheduled for Oct. 5, 2014.
    Eraldo Peres | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    Lobbyist Bev Hansen, left, a former Assembly member, discusses legislation with Assembly members Susan Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton, center, and Isadore Hall, D-Compton, at the door of the Assembly chambers in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Lobbyist's working to sway lawmakers votes on a variety of bills in the closing days of the Legislature's two-year session.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    Roman Padilla, 7, the son of state Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, standing, tries out the microphone at his dad's desk in the Senate at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Padilla brought two sons on the floor for awhile as lawmakers worked trying to finish all official business before Sunday's official end of the two-year legislative session.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    State Sen Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, left, and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, hug each other after the end of the two-year legislative session in the early hours of Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. Lawmakers worked into the early morning hours and completed their legislative business ahead of the Aug. 31. deadline.Steinberg will be leaving the Senate due to term limits.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, gives Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, a hug goodbye at the end of the legislative session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Lawmakers worked into the early morning hours and completed their legislative business ahead of the Aug. 31. deadline. DeSaulnier is running for a Congressional seat in the November election and will be leaving the Senate.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, and Sen. Alex Padilla, D- Los Angeles walk out of the Senate Chambers together at the end of the two-year legislative session Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. Lawmakers worked into the early morning hours and completed their legislative business ahead of the Aug. 31. deadline. Both Steinberg and Padilla, who have been seat mates will be leaving the Senate due to term limits.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rally
    Hundreds of people gather at the Canfield Green apartments for prayer around the memorial to Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier, during a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rally
    Michael Brown Sr., center with towel, joins a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 for his son Michael, an unarmed 18-year-old, who was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier.
    Bill Boyce | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rally
    Demonstrators gather for a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 near the site where Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier.
    Bill Boyce | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rally
    Demonstrators gather for a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 near the site where Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier.
    Bill Boyce | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rally
    Shiron Hagens, of St. Louis, looks to register voters at a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 near the site where Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier.
    Bill Boyce | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rally
    Family members of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier, have a moment of silence at the site of the shooting in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Fifth from left is his father, Michael Brown Sr., with towel, and mother, Lesley McSpadden, third from right.
    Bill Boyce | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rally
    Parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden, left, and Michael Brown, Sr., lead a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 near the site where Michael, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier.
    Bill Boyce | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Protest
    Sharon Garner, right, and Regina Hamm of St. Louis participate in a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 near the site where Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier.
    Bill Boyce | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel Palestinians
    FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 file photo, Palestinian firefighters extinguish a fire in the rubble of the destroyed 15-story Basha Tower, following early morning Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City. Shelter Cluster, chaired by the Norwegian Refugee Council with the participation of the U.N. refugee agency and the Red Cross, an international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction, said in a report issued late Friday, Aug 29, 2014, it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock following the war between Hamas and Israel.
    Khalil Hamra, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Qatar Gulf Ambassadors
    Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah, left, arrives to attend a meeting of Gulf foreign ministers in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Saturday Aug. 30, 2014. The meeting of Gulf foreign ministers ended on Saturday without a clear way out of a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, although some envoys signaled that progress had been made. Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar in March in an unprecedented public protest largely believed to be spurred by the tiny nation's support for Islamist groups in Egypt, Libya, the Gaza Strip and elsewhere.
    Saudi Press Agency | AP Photo
  • House New York
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf talks to supporters during a campaign event in Glens Falls, N.Y. Woolf has devoted more than $400,000 of his own money in his race against Republican Elise Stefanik for a seat opening in northern New York.
    Mike Groll | AP Photo
  • House New York
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf talks to reporters during a campaign event in Glens Falls, N.Y. Woolf has devoted more than $400,000 of his own money in his race against Republican Elise Stefanik for a seat opening in northern New York.
    Mike Groll | AP Photo
  • House New York
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf listens to a speaker during a campaign event in Glens Falls, N.Y. Woolf has devoted more than $400,000 of his own money in his race against Republican Elise Stefanik for a seat opening in northern New York.
    Mike Groll | AP Photo
  • House New York
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf speaks during a campaign event in Glens Falls, N.Y. Woolf has devoted more than $400,000 of his own money in his race against Republican Elise Stefanik for a seat opening in northern New York.
    Mike Groll | AP Photo
  • House New York
    In this Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf talks on the phone during a campaign event in Glens Falls, N.Y. Woolf has devoted more than $400,000 of his own money in his race against Republican Elise Stefanik for a seat opening in northern New York.
    Mike Groll | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Pakistani protesters run for cover after police fire tear gas during clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • Pakistan
    Pakistani protesters climb on shipping containers to march toward prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • Pakistan
    Pakistani protesters run for cover during clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • Pakistan
    A Pakistan army soldier stands alert near the prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • Pakistan
    An ambulance carrying injured people makes way through protestors running for cover following police firing tear gas during clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • Pakistan
    Pakistani protesters remove shipping containers used as a barricade, to march towards prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • APTOPIX Pakistan
    Pakistani protesters run during clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
    Anjum Naveed | AP
  • Pakistan
    Pakistani police fire tear gas shells to disperse protesters during clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister’s home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Oklahoma Governor
    In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 photo, Joe Dorman, Democratic candidate for governor, changes the number on an election countdown calendar in his campaign headquarters in Oklahoma City.
    Sue Ogrocki | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Oklahoma Governor
    FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City. Fallin faces Democratic candidate Joe Dorman in the November 2014 election.
    Sue Ogrocki | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Oklahoma Governor
    In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 photo, Joe Dorman, Democratic candidate for governor, poses for a photo at his campaign headquarters in Oklahoma City.
    Sue Ogrocki | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Oklahoma Governor
    In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 photo, Joe Dorman, Democratic candidate for governor, poses for a photo at his campaign headquarters in Oklahoma City.
    Sue Ogrocki | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Women supporters of Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri listen to his speak during a protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug 30, 2014. Thousands of supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and ul-Qadri have led parallel anti-government protests to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Pakistani policemen wearing riot gear standby in case of violence near the protest venue of Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug 30, 2014. Thousands of supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and ul-Qadri have held on-going parallel anti-government protests to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan wave party flags during a protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug 30, 2014. Thousands of supporters of Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadr have held parallel anti-government protests to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    A supporter of Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, wearing a headband that reads, "martyrdom," cries while listening to an emotional speech by ul-Qadri during a protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug 30, 2014. Thousands of supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and ul-Qadri have held parallel anti-government protests to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    Supporters of Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri weep as they listen to an emotional speech by ul-Qadr during a protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug 30, 2014. Thousands of supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and ul-Qadri have held parallel anti-government protests to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Pakistan
    A woman supporter of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan flashes victory signs during a protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug 30, 2014. Thousands of supporters of Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadr have held parallel anti-government protests to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.
    Anjum Naveed | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 26, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., as he walks near an entrance to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Danny Johnston, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Arkansas Health Care
    FILE - In this July 11, 2014 file photo, Democratic candidate for Arkansas governor Mike Ross participates in a debate in Hot Springs, Ark. Ross, a former Congressman, and U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., took different positions on the president’s federal health overhaul plan when it came before Congress four years ago but running in the two hottest races in Arkansas in fall 2014, both find themselves under attack by Republican opponents on the issue.
    Danny Johnston, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Arkansas Health Care
    FILE - In this file photo taken May 29, 2014, Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor participates in a Little Rock, Ark., news conference. Pryor and Democratic candidate for Arkansas governor and former Congressman Mike Ross took different positions on the president’s federal health overhaul plan when it came before Congress four years ago but running in the two hottest races in Arkansas this fall, both find themselves under attack by Republican opponents on the issue.
    Danny Johnston, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election Nebraska Minimum Wage
    In this July 3, 2014 photo, state Sen. Jeremy Nordquist, at the podium, and state Sen. Danielle Conrad, with arms raised, join others at a news conference to announce that campaign volunteers had collected 134,899 signed petitions to raise the Nebraska minimum wage, enough to get the wage hike measure on the November ballot. Backers of the ballot measure say the effort could drive up turnout and improve the chances of Democratic candidates in some high-profile races.
    Lincoln Journal Star, Francis Gardler | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election Nebraska Minimum Wage
    In this July 3, 2014 photo, Rodney Vicek of Lincoln, left, leads a group hauling boxes that contain some of the 134,899 signed petitions to raise the Nebraska minimum wage, enough to get the wage hike measure on the November ballot. Backers of the ballot measure say the effort could drive up turnout and improve the chances of Democratic candidates in some high-profile races.
    Lincoln Journal Star, Francis Gardler | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election Nebraska Minimum Wage
    In this July 3, 2014 photo, which was released by the Nebraska Secretary of State's office, Neal Erickson, Deputy Secretary of State for elections, handles boxes containing 134,899 petitions to raise the Nebraska minimum wage, enough to get the wage hike measure on the November ballot. Backers of the ballot measure say the effort could drive up turnout and improve the chances of Democratic candidates in some high-profile races.
    Office of the Nebraska Secretary of State | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Belgium EU Summit Ukraine
    European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, center, holds the hands of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, left, and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. European Union leaders have nominated Italy's Mogherini to become the 28-nation bloc's new foreign policy chief for the next five years. The EU leaders also elected Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to succeed European Council President Herman Van Rompuy in December as EU summit chairman and behind-the-scenes broker of compromises among national leaders.
    Yves Logghe | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Ukraine
    European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, presents Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk with a bouquet of flowers during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. European Union leaders have nominated Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to become the 28-nation bloc's new foreign policy chief for the next five years. The EU leaders also elected Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to succeed European Council President Herman Van Rompuy in December as EU summit chairman and behind-the-scenes broker of compromises among national leaders.
    Yves Logghe | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Ukraine
    European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, right, looks on as Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, center, waves during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. European Union leaders have nominated Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to become the 28-nation bloc's new foreign policy chief for the next five years. The EU leaders also elected Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to succeed European Council President Herman Van Rompuy in December as EU summit chairman and behind-the-scenes broker of compromises among national leaders.
    Yves Logghe | AP Photo
  • Obama
    FILE - This April 2, 2014, file photo shows first lady Michelle Obama, and Sam Kass, Executive Director of Let's Move! and Senior Policy Adviser for Nutrition Policy, right, walking towards the White House Kitchen Garden to plant vegetables with local students at the White House in Washington. Kass, someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, is tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, with MSNBC host Alex Wagner in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and the first lady. The first family will be among the guests at the ceremony.
    Susan Walsh, File | AP Photo
  • Obama
    This photo taken Aug. 30, 2010, shows then Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass weighing sweet potatoes during the White House Kitchen Garden Fall Harvest with first lady Michelle Obama and students (not shown) in Washington. Kass, now White House Senior Policy Adviser for Nutrition Policy and someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, is tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, with MSNBC host Alex Wagner in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and first lady Michelle Obama. The first family will be among the guests at the ceremony.
    Charles Dharapak | AP Photo
  • Obama
    This photo taken Jan. 1, 2014, shows President Barack Obama, right, and Sam Kass, Executive Director of Let’s Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy, eye the hole on the18th green at Mid-Pacific County Club in Kailua, Hawaii, during an Obama family vacation. Kass, someone Obama thinks of as family, is tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, with MSNBC host Alex Wagner in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and first lady Michelle Obama. The President, first lady and their daughters will be among the guests at the ceremony.
    Carolyn Kaster | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election Idaho Tea Party
    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, AUG. 30, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- File - In this Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, Idaho businessman and school board member A.J. Balukoff, right, announces he is running as a Democrat for governor in front of Hillcrest Elementary in Boise, Idaho. Gov. Butch Otter, who is seeking a third-term, could face a tight race against Democratic challenger Balukoff, a millionaire who has said he'll spend as much as he needs to win. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Darin Oswald, File) LOCAL TV OUT
    Darin Oswald | KTVB 7
  • Midterm Election Idaho Tea Party
    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, AUG. 30, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- File - In this Jan. 6, 2014 file photo, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter delivers his State of the State address inside the House chambers at the state Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Otter, who is seeking a third-term, could face a tight race against Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff, a millionaire who has said he'll spend as much as he needs to win.
    Otto Kitsinger, File | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    Ukrainian troops evacuated from the rebel-held town of Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in recent days as Russian-backed rebels continue their fast-paced offensive.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX Ukraine
    Ukrainian army personnel load the body of a dead government soldier into a truck in the rebel-held town of Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in recent days as Russian-backed rebels continue their fast-paced offensive.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    Ukrainian army personnel remove a bulletproof vest from the body of a Ukrainian government soldier killed by tank fire in the rebel-held town of Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in recent days as Russian-backed rebels continue their fast-paced offensive.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    A pro-Russian rebel watches as Ukrainian troops are evacuated from the rebel-held town of Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in recent days as Russian-backed rebels continue their fast-paced offensive.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    Ukrainian army personnel carry an Ukrainian government soldier injured by tank fire to an ambulance in the rebel-held town of Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Half an hour later the soldier died. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in recent days as Russian-backed rebels continue their fast-paced offensive.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • Ukraine
    A pro-Russian rebel watches as Ukrainian troops evacuated from the rebel-held town of Starobesheve, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a sequence of military failures and seen their holdings in the conflict-ridden east shrink in recent days as Russian-backed rebels continue their fast-paced offensive.
    Sergei Grits | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit Ukraine
    Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, center, waves as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years. They will also discuss the current situation in Ukraine.
    Virginia Mayo | AP Photo
  • Nevada Attorney General
    This Jan. 14, 2013 photo shows Attorney Adam Laxalt introducing his family, wife Jaime and their daughter Sophia at the Republican Men's Club luncheon at the Atlantis Resort-Reno. Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients, presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics. Democrat Ross Miller's father was Nevada's longest-serving governor. Laxalt's grandfather was former governor and two-term Sen. Paul Laxalt.
    Gazette Journal, Andy Barron | AP Photo
  • Nevada Attorney General
    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, AUG. 30-31 - FILE - In this March 14,2013 file photo, Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller speaks in Carson City, Nev. Miller is a candidate for attorney general for Nevada.
    Cathleen Allison, file | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iran Sanctions
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Rouhani declined to answer a question about a detained Washington Post journalist, Jason Rezaian. Rezaian and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, a correspondent for the Abu Dhabi-based daily newspaper The National, who have been held for more than a month. Iranian officials have not specifically said why Rezaian and his wife were detained.
    Ebrahim Noroozi | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an European People's Party summit ahead of the EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years. They will also discuss the current situation in Ukraine.
    Yves Logghe | AP Photo
  • Sweden
    Counter-demonstrators protesting against an election meeting arranged by the neo-Nazi party "Svenskarnas Parti" clash with the police at the Kungstradgarden square in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. The protesters let off smoke-bombs as they confronted police who enforced a cordon to enable the far right Svenskarnas Parti to hold their meeting. (AP Photo / Fredrik Persson / TT) SWEDEN OUT
    Fredrik Persson / TT | AP
  • Mideast Iraq
    FILE - In this Friday, June 27, 2014 file photo, Saudi King Abdullah speaks before a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at his private residence in the Red Sea city of in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Saudi state media carried comments by the King early Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 made on Friday to foreign ambassadors where he warned that terrorist groups will attack Europe and the United States unless they are faced with collective "power and speed" from the international community. While not mentioning any terrorist groups by name, Abdullah's comments come as the Islamic State group has seized wide swaths of land across Syria and Iraq.
    Brendan Smialowski, Pool, File | AP Photo
  • Britain NATO Protests
    Supporters take part in the 'No to NATO' protest march in Newport, south Wales, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Around 1,000 protesters have marched through the streets of Newport ahead of next week's NATO summit. More than 150 heads of state and ministers will attend the two-day event at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort. The event will be "uncharted territory" for police - while Wales' First Minister Carwyn Jones has said it will be "momentous" in his country's history. However, its presence in the principality - and the UK - has been met with strong opposition from a number of anti-war groups as well as left-wing organizations. A large crowd gathered outside Newport Crown Court at around midday before going on a march through the Welsh city. As well as strong Welsh contingent, protesters came from as far as Washington, Belgium, France and Ireland. (AP Photo/Benjamin Wright, PA Wire) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES
    Benjamin Wright | AP
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    The faces of North Koreans are illuminated by stage lighting as they watch pro wrestlers enter the arena, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    North Korean women, dressed in traditional Chogori watch a pro wrestling exhibition, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    American pro-wrestlers Bob "The Beast" Sapp, left, and Jon Andersen, right, leave the arena after a pro wrestling exhibition, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    North Koreans watch a pro wrestling exhibition, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    Jon Andersen appears on stage for a pro wrestling exhibition, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    North Koreans watch a pro-wrestler leave the fighting arena after a match, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    Bob "The Beast" Sapp lifts his opponent during a pro wrestling exhibition match, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • North Korea Sports Diplomacy
    North Koreans watch a pro wrestling exhibition, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20-years on Saturday when former NFL lineman Bob "The Beast" Sapp, and 20 other fighters from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition in Pyongyang, put together by colourful Japanese pro-wrestler Kanji "Antonio" Inoki, who is now a member of parliament.
    Wong Maye-E | AP Photo
  • Obama
    FILE - This April 6, 2013, file photo shows MSNBC host Alex Wagner waving to the crowd before moderating a session on human trafficking during the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis. Wagner is about to marry someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, White House chef Sam Kass. They are tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and first lady Michelle Obama. The President, the first lady and their daughters will be among the guests at the ceremony.
    Jeff Roberson | AP Photo
  • Sierra Leone Ebola Hammered Healthcare
    In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a health worker measures a patient's temperature at the Connaught Hospital, which has suffered the loss of medical workers in the past from the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was one of those on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. The tireless Khan was jovial but forceful, doling out praise and criticism to junior doctors at his hospital. But Khan became infected and died, and so have at least 120 other medical workers in Sierra Leone and in three other countries, creating immediate and long-term impacts in a region that already had an understaffed and under equipped health care system.
    Michael Duff | AP Photo
  • Sierra Leone Ebola Hammered Healthcare
    In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a woman washes her hands in chlorinated water at the Connaught Hospital, which has suffered the loss of medical workers in the past from the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was one of those on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. The tireless Khan was jovial but forceful, doling out praise and criticism to junior doctors at his hospital. But Khan became infected and died, and so have at least 120 other medical workers in Sierra Leone and in three other countries, creating immediate and long-term impacts in a region that already had an understaffed and under equipped health care system.
    Michael Duff | AP Photo
  • Sierra Leone Ebola Hammered Healthcare
    In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, nurses gather outside the Faculty of Nursing, College of Medicine and Allied Health Services in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was one of those on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. The tireless Khan was jovial but forceful, doling out praise and criticism to junior doctors at his hospital. But Khan became infected and died, and so have at least 120 other medical workers in Sierra Leone and in three other countries, creating immediate and long-term impacts in a region that already had an understaffed and under equipped health care system.
    Michael Duff | AP Photo
  • Sierra Leone Ebola Hammered Healthcare
    This photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 shows the outside view of the entrance of the Connaught Hospital, which has suffered the loss of medical workers in the past from the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was one of those on the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. The tireless Khan was jovial but forceful, doling out praise and criticism to junior doctors at his hospital. But Khan became infected and died, and so have at least 120 other medical workers in Sierra Leone and in three other countries, creating immediate and long-term impacts in a region that already had an understaffed and under equipped health care system.
    Michael Duff | AP Photo
  • SWEDEN
    A protester mount a counter-demonstration against an election meeting arranged by the neo-Nazi party "Svenskarnas Parti" at Gustav Adolfs square in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday Aug. 30, 2014. The protesters let off smoke-bombs as tehy confronted police who enforced a cordon to enable the far right Svenskarnas Parti to hold their meeting. (AP Photo / Fredrik Persson / TT) SWEDEN OUT
    Fredrik Persson | AP
  • SWEDEN
    A protester holds a sign reading 'Todays police protecting tomorrows Hitler', as they mount a counter-demonstration against an election meeting arranged by the neo-Nazi party "Svenskarnas Parti" at Gustav Adolfs square in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday Aug. 30, 2014. The protesters let off smoke-bombs as tehy confronted police who enforced a cordon to enable the far right Svenskarnas Parti to hold their meeting. (AP Photo / Fredrik Persson / TT) SWEDEN OUT
    Fredrik Persson | AP
  • Obama
    FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012, file photo White House chef Sam Kass and first lady Michelle Obama taste food in Dallas. Kass, someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, is tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, with MSNBC host Alex Wagner in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and first lady Michelle Obama. The President, the first lady and their daughters will be among the guests at the ceremony.
    Carolyn Kaster, File | AP Photo
  • Obama
    In this photo taken Aug. 9, 2010, White House chef Sam Kass holds a plate of seafood from the Gulf of Mexico that had been prepared at the White House by members of the New Orleans Saints football team in Washington. Kass, someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, is tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, with MSNBC host Alex Wagner in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and first lady Michelle Obama. The President, the first lady and their daughters will be among the guests at the ceremony.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP Photo
  • Obama
    FILE - This April 6, 2013, file photo shows MSNBC host Alex Wagner leaving to the crowd before moderating a session on human trafficking during the Clinton Global Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis. Wagner is about to marry someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, White House chef Sam Kass. They are tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and first lady Michelle Obama. The President, the first lady and their daughters will be among the guests at the ceremony.
    Jeff Roberson | AP Photo
  • Plastic Bag Ban
    Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, listens to the debate over his bill that would make California the first state to ban single-use plastic bags, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. By a 22-15 vote, the Senate approved SB270 and sent it to the governor.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Plastic Bag Ban
    State Sen. Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, urged lawmakers to reject legislation that would make California the first state to ban single-use plastic bags, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. By a 22-15 vote, the Senate approved SB270, by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, right, and sent it to the governor.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rebound
    FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2014 file photo, a young boy tosses a football as people walk past a business boarded up to protect against looting in Ferguson, Mo. The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of town that has been the center of the world's attention. But those in the community know they've got a long way to go.
    Jeff Roberson, File | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rebound
    FILE -In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson meets with residents while walking the streets of Ferguson, Mo. Under Johnson's measured guidance, calm has been restored in Ferguson as the violent protests have ended, shops and restaurants along West Florissant are slowly getting back to business.
    Jeff Roberson, File | AP Photo
  • Police Shooting Missouri Rebound
    FILE - in this Aug. 18, 2014 file photo, a message is written on a boarded up liquor store in Ferguson, Mo. Businesses that were victimized by looting are slowly coming back as signs of healing are beginning to dot the area.
    Jeff Roberson, File | AP Photo
  • Labor Day Obama
    FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking on the economy at the Milwaukee Laborfest in Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee. The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers' rights on Labor Day, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that was to come just months later as public employees fought unsuccessfully to retain their ability to collectively bargain. Now, four years later, as the architect of the law that stripped unions of that power faces re-election, Obama is coming back to Milwaukee for an event also featuring Gov. Scott Walker's Democratic challenger Mary Burke.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake
    Construction manager Joe Griego looks at the heavy equipment brought in to support the leaning earthquake damaged historic winery building at Trefethen Family Vineyards Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. Harvest resumed at the winery on Friday in addition to the arrival of crews to shore up the historic building that dates from 1886. The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake
    Farm workers in the Lee Vineyard drop grapes into a bin during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery, in the Carneros appellation, began its harvest four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday. The winery also lost half its library of wines.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake Winery Safety
    File - This Aug. 24, 2014 file photo shows winemaker Tom Montgomery standing in wine as he reacts to seeing damage following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility in Napa, Calif. Napa Valley’s seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.
    Eric Risberg, file | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake
    Workers sort Pinot Noir grapes with the earthquake damaged historic winery building dating from 1886 in the background at Trefethen Family Vineyards Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. Harvest resumed at the winery on Friday in addition to the arrival of crews to shore up the leaning historic building. The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake
    Cellar workers sort Pinot Noir grapes as they go into a destemmer during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery began its harvest four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday. The winery also lost half its library of wines.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • APTOPIX California Earthquake
    A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery, in the Carneros appellation, began its harvest Friday four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake
    Grapes fall into a bin with dry ice on the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery began its harvest four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday. The winery also lost half its library of wines.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake Winery Safety
    File - This Aug. 25, 2014 file photo shows wine leaking from some of the hundreds of earthquake damaged wine barrels at the Kieu Hoang Winery in Napa, Calif. Napa Valley’s seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.
    Eric Risberg, file | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake Winery Safety
    File - This Aug. 24, 2014 file photo shows barrels filled with Cabernet Sauvignon that toppled on one another following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility in Napa, Calif. Napa Valley’s seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.
    Eric Risberg, file | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake
    Cellar workers sort grapes as they go into a destemmer during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery began its harvest four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday. The winery also lost half its library of wines.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • California Earthquake
    Cellar workers sort grapes as they go into a destemmer during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery began its harvest four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday. The winery also lost half its library of wines.
    Eric Risberg | AP Photo
  • NH Governor Hemingway
    FILE In this Thursday June 12, 2014 file photo family and friends stand behind Andrew Hemingway as he fills out his papers to seek the Republican nomination for governor in Concord, N.H. With little money in his contest against the well-funded Walt Havenstein, Hemingway is using every resource he can and that means every sign is out working. Still, he says his grassroots network can overcome the financial disadvantage.
    Jim Cole | AP Photo
  • Belgium EU Summit
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, shakes hands with British Prime Minister David Cameron, prior to a bilateral meeting, ahead of an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years. They will also discuss the current situation in Ukraine.
    Yves Logghe, Pool | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iran
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed existing sanctions on more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions. Iran's state TV also said the move violated an interim agreement reached with world powers under which Western nations agreed to ease sanctions in exchange for Iran curbing its nuclear activities.
    Ebrahim Noroozi | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iran
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed existing sanctions on more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions. Iran's state TV also said the move violated an interim agreement reached with world powers under which Western nations agreed to ease sanctions in exchange for Iran curbing its nuclear activities. However, Friday's action did not constitute an expansion of the sanctions regime.
    Ebrahim Noroozi) | AP Photo
  • Mideast Iran
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed existing sanctions on more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions. Iran's state TV also said the move violated an interim agreement reached with world powers under which Western nations agreed to ease sanctions in exchange for Iran curbing its nuclear activities. However, Friday's action did not constitute an expansion of the sanctions regime.
    Ebrahim Noroozi | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This July 22, 2014, file photo shows, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as he speaks during a bill signing ceremony in Chicago. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterm.
    M. Spencer Green, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This Dec. 11, 2013, file photo, shows Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., as he speaks with his chief of constituent services in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. McIntyre is retiring. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014, file photo shows Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Matt Rourke, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This April 21, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W. Va., as he speaks during a school dedication event at Oakvale Elementary School in Princeton, W.Va. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Michael Shroyer, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE -This Oct. 24, 2012 file photo shows Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah as he speaks to the Women’s Legislative Council at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. The longtime Democrat is retiring. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Rick Bowmer, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This May 19, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., as he leaves the courthouse in New York. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Seth Wenig, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This Sept. 26, 2013 file photo shows Rep. Gary Miller, R-Calif., as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Miller is retiring. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This July 31, 2014, file photo shows members of congress as theyclimb the steps of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, before final votes. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This May 14, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., as he speaks in Lincoln, Neb. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Nati Harnik, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections House Five Things
    FILE - This Jan. 14, 2009, file photo shows Iowa Democrat Staci Appel at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Appel is trying to make history; Iowa and Mississippi are the only two states that have never elected a woman to Congress or the governor’s mansion. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats and the chief executive’s party traditionally suffers losses in the midterms.
    Charlie Neibergall, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 8, 2014, file photo shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as he speaks at the Republican National Committee summer meetings in Chicago. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Kamil Krzaczynski, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE- This Aug. 6, 2014, file photo shows Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett as he speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Matt Rourke, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 13, 2014, file photo shows New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as he speaks during his meeting with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, at the President's residence in Jerusalem. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Sebastian Scheiner, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This July 28, 2014, file photo shows California Governor Jerry Brown as he speaks during a joint press conference with Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade in Mexico City. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Rebecca Blackwell, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE- This April 29, 2014, file photo shows Florida Gov. Rick Scott as he speaks to members of the media in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Uncredited | AP Photo, File
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 4, 2014, file photo shows Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper as he speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Denver. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Brennan Linsley, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This May 6, 2014, file photo shows Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as he is seen at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Seth Perlman, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 26, 2014, file photo shows Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as he speaks during a campaign stop in Boynton Beach, Fla. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    J Pat Carter, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This July 12, 2014, file photo shows Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as he asks a question during a meeting of the Health and Human Services Committee at the National Governors Association convention in Nashville, Tenn. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Mark Humphrey, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Governors Five Things
    FILE - This March 28, 2014, file photo shows South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as she speaks during a news conference at the BMW manufacturing plant in Greer, S.C. Becoming a governor can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle. Once it’s gotten, keeping the power tends to be easier. Incumbents are tough to beat, particularly when the economy is on the upswing. That’s the case this year when 36 states pick governors.
    Chuck Burton, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    FILE - This May 14, 2014, file photo shows North Carolina state House speaker Thom Tillis as he applauds guests in the gallery from the House floor during the opening session of the General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Uncredited | AP Photo, File
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 20, 2014, file photo shows Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., as he speaks at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance headquarters in Louisville, Ky. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Timothy D. Easley, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    This Aug. 21, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., as he speaks during a news conference in North Little Rock, Ark. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Danny Johnston, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    FILE - This March 3, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, as he speaks to reporters after a joint session of the Alaska Legislature in Juneau, Alaska. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Becky Bohrer, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    This Aug. 8, 2014, file photo shows Kentucky Democratic senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes as she speaks to a group of supporters during a political rally, at the Hal Rogers Center in Hazard, Ky. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Timothy D. Easley, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    FILE - This July 16, 2014, file photo shows the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013, file photo shows Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., center, joined by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., left, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., right, as she speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Evan Vucci, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Senate Five Things
    FILE - This Aug. 25, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., as she speaks with members of the media at a campaign field office in Goldsboro, N.C. The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s administration, with Republicans needing to pick up six more seats to take over.
    Gerry Broome, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    This Aug. 5, 2013, file photo shows U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., talking to reporters after a closed-door fundraiser with U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on City Island in Harrisburg, Pa. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Marc Levy, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    In this this Oct. 24, 2012, file photo in Davenport, Iowa, is U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, who faces Republican John Archer in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District race. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Charlie Neibergall, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Jae C. Hong, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    This March 25, 2014, file photo shows Rep. Joe Pitts, R-Pa. as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Lauren Victoria Burke, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    This Feb. 21, 2014, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol and the Peace Monument in Washington. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    J. Scott Applewhite, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections
    This Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, performs a mock swearing in for Rep. Dan Maffei, D-N.Y., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in."
    Cliff Owen, File | AP Photo
  • Back to School Common Core
    This photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 shows hearings on legislation to repeal Common Core academic standards in the House Finance Hearing Room at Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.”
    Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson | AP Photo
  • Back to School Common Core
    This photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 shows, from left, Rep. Andrew Thompson, Speaker William G. Batchelder and Rep. Matt Huffman listening to testimony on House Bill 597 in the House Finance Hearing Room at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The bill is designed to eliminate Common Core education standards in Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.”
    Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson | AP Photo
  • Back to School Common Core
    This photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 shows Melanie Elsey, of Strongsville, Ohio, testifying on House Bill 597 in the House Finance Hearing Room at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The bill is designed to eliminate Common Core education standards in Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.”
    Kyle Robertson | AP Photo, Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson
  • Common Core Oklahoma
    Janet Barresi, state superintendent, gestures as she speaks during a State Board of Education meeting in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
    Sue Ogrocki | AP Photo
  • CONGRESS CONNECTICUT
    FILE - In this March 12, 2013 file photo, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., center, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Connecticut's 5th congressional district election is once again expected to be one of the most expensive in the nation. Already, pro-Democrat outside groups have reserved $2.3 million in TV ad time to benefit Esty, while her wealthy Republican opponent, Mark Greenberg, has already loaned his campaign more than $1 million.
    Carolyn Kaster | AP Photo
  • Tribal Election
    FILE - In this May 5, 2011 file photo, Tex Hall, chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association of New Town, N.D., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A Sept. 16 primary will determine the two candidates who will meet in a Nov. 4 election. Ten candidates filed to run but half were disqualified by the election board. Many of his opponents in the chairman's race are calling for more openness in tribal government.
    Harry Hamburg | AP Photo
  • Tribal Election
    \This Aug. 27, 2014 photo shows Ken Hall, a councilman for North Dakota's Three Affiliated Tribes, while he attends a powwow in New Town, N.D. Tex Hall has been at the helm of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, known as the Three Affiliated Tribes from 1998 to 2006 before being re-elected for a third term in 2010. Many of his opponents in the chairman's race, including tribal business council member Ken Hall, are calling for more openness in tribal government.
    Josh Wood | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections Maine
    FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2005 file photo, State Sen. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, center, confers with Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, right, and Sen. Philip Bartlett, D-Gorham, left, during a caucus in the Senate President's office at the State House in Augusta, Maine. After a nearly five-decade career that included an unprecedented 10 terms as House speaker, Martin lost in a shocking defeat in 2012. The 73-year-old is among dozens of former lawmakers vying to return in the 2014 midterm election.
    Pat Wellenbach, File | AP Photo
  • Crimea Ukaine
    Comrades and Crimea's self-defense fighters carry the coffin of former paratrooper Alexander Gusev, 46, covered by Russian paratroopers flag, who was killed during clashes with Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine, during his funeral in Simferopol, Crimea, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    AP Photo
  • Plastic Bag Ban
    State Senators Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, celebrate after lawmakers approved Padilla's bill to ban single-use plastic bags at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. By a 22-15 vote, the Senate approved SB270 that makes California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill now goes to Gov Jerry Brown. De Leon had previously opposed the bill, but gave his support after protections were added for plastic bag manufacturers.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel UN Syria Peacekeepers
    An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. It was unclear if the men were connected to an armed group that, the United Nations said, detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a "period of increased fighting between armed elements and the Syrian Arab Armed Forces," the office of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement.
    Ariel Schalit | AP Photo
  • Hong Kong Democracy Showdown
    In this July 2, 2014 photo, protesters are taken away by police officers after hundreds of protesters staged a peaceful sit-ins overnight on a street in the financial district in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s simmering summer of discontent gets even hotter on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 when Beijing is expected to recommend restricting the first direct elections for the Chinese-controlled financial hub’s leader, stepping up chances of a showdown with democracy groups.
    Kin Cheung | AP Photo
  • Hong Kong Democracy Showdown
    In this July 2, 2014 photo, protesters are taken away by police officers after hundreds of protesters staged a peaceful sit-ins overnight on a street in the financial district in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s simmering summer of discontent gets even hotter on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 when Beijing is expected to recommend restricting the first direct elections for the Chinese-controlled financial hub’s leader, stepping up chances of a showdown with democracy groups.
    Kin Cheung | AP Photo
  • New Zealand Minister Resigns
    FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2010 file photo, then New Zealand's Police Minister Judith Collins speaks at the afternoon media briefing on the 29 miners and contractors trapped in the Pike River mine, Greymouth, New Zealand. New Zealand's Justice Minister Judith Collins has resigned from her portfolios amid a scandal about her ties to a controversial blogger. The resignation Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 comes just three weeks before New Zealand's general election and could impact the chances of Prime Minister John Key returning for a third term in office. (AP Photo/NZPA, Ross Setford, File) NEW ZEALAND OUT
    Ross Setford | AP
  • Paul 2012 Jesse Benton
    FILE -In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, file photo, Jesse Benton, then-campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, arrives at a campaign even in Des Moines, Iowa. Benton said Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, he's stepping down from his top role in Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election effort. Benton calls the decision heartbreaking but the right one to keep the matter from becoming a distraction in Kentucky's Senate campaign.
    Charles Dharapak, File | AP Photo
  • Obama
    President Obama holds up four-month-old Ryan Kelley, of Richmond, R.I., while greeting a gathering shortly after arriving at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The president traveled to Rhode Island to attend a Democratic fundraiser in Newport on Friday.
    Charles Krupa | AP Photo
  • Obama
    President Barack Obama reaches into the crowd to greet guests on the tarmac upon his arrival at T.F. Green Airport, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 in Warwick, RI. Obama traveled to Westchester, NY and Rhode Island to attend private Democratic fundraisers on Friday.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP Photo
  • Obama
    President Barack Obama, right, is greeted on the tarmac by Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI., center, and Gov. Lincoln Chafee, left, upon his arrival at T.F. Green Airport, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Warwick, RI. Obama traveled to Westchester, NY and Rhode Island to attend private Democratic fundraiser's and is returning to Washington later tonight.
    Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP Photo
  • Obama
    President Obama reaches as he shakes hands with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee shortly after arriving at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The president traveled to Rhode Island to attend a Democratic fundraiser in Newport.
    Charles Krupa | AP Photo
  • US Islamic Society Conference
    Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during the opening session of the Islamic Society of North America's 51st annual convention in Detroit on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    The Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr. | AP Photo
  • Minnesota Senate Inversion
    In this Friday, July 4, 2014 photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden talks with parade-goers during the Fourth of July parade in Delano, Minn. In 2012, McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate. Inversions are legal, but politicians are calling for a clampdown - including McFadden.
    Ann Heisenfelt | AP Photo
  • Kansas Supreme Court Appointment
    New Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall, left, shakes hands with Gov. Sam Brownback, right, as Brownback prepares to announce his appointment of Stegall, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Stegall is a state Court of Appeals judge who previously served as Brownback's chief counsel.
    John Hanna | AP Photo
  • Kansas Supreme Court Appointment
    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, right, discusses his appointment of Caleb Stegall, left, to the Kansas Supreme Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Stegall is Brownback's former chief counsel, and the governor calls him "brilliant."
    John Hanna | AP Photo
  • Kansas Supreme Court Appointment
    Newly appointed Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall listens as Gov. Sam Brownback discusses the reasons for his selection to the state's highest court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Stegall is a Court of Appeals judge and previously served as Brownback's chief counsel.
    John Hanna | AP Photo
  • Oil Drilling Illinois
    FILE - In this May 21, 2013 file photo, a protester attends a rally after a House committee hearing on "fracking" legislation at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. On Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to southern Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient. The lengthy report follows months of delays and complaints over the process to draft rules governing hydraulic fracturing in Illinois.
    Seth Perlman, File | AP Photo
  • Oil Drilling Illinois
    FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2013 file photo, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller is seen at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. On Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, the IDNR released a long-awaited plan to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to southern Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient. The lengthy report follows months of delays and complaints over the process to draft rules governing hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Illinois.
    Seth Perlman, File | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, center, is congratulated by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, and Assemblyman John Perez, D-Los Angeles, after his measure to thwart or reverse wrongful criminal convictions was approved by the Assembly at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Ammianno's bill, AB885, which would allow juries in criminal cases to consider whether prosecutors intentionally withheld evidence when deliberating a verdict.AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP
  • California Legislature
    State Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, calls for passage of his measure that changes the criteria for obtaining a court order authorizing DNA testing, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. By a 32-3 vote the Senate approved Lieu's SB980 that would require law enforcement agencies to tell defendants when they possess evidence that could be tested for DNA.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, foreground, receives a standing ovation from lawmakers after he presented his last bill before the Assembly at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. By a 45-17 vote the Assembly approved Ammianno's bill, AB885, which will allow juries in criminal cases to consider whether prosecutors intentionally withheld evidence when deliberating a verdict. This was Ammiano's last piece of legislation as he is leaving office due to term limits.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • California Legislature
    Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, holds up a photo of Obie Anthony, who was released after 17 years in prison because of wrongful prosecution, as he called for passage of his measure to thwart or reverse wrongful criminal convictions at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. By a 45-17 vote the Assembly approved Ammianno's bill, AB885, which would allow juries in criminal cases to consider whether prosecutors intentionally withheld evidence when deliberating a verdict.
    Rich Pedroncelli | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections North Dakota House
    HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. CT, SATURDAY, AUG. 30 - FILE - This Aug. 15, 2014 file photo shows U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., at a fundraiser in Lincoln, N.D. Cramer, in his first term in the House, said he’s expecting a barrage from the campaign of his challenger, Democrat George B. Sinner, after the Labor Day holiday leading up to the November election.
    Will Kincaid, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections North Dakota House
    HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. CT, SATURDAY, AUG. 30 - FILE - This March 29, 2014 file photo shows North Dakota State Sen. George B. Sinner at the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Convention in Fargo. With two months remaining to the election, Sinner is ready to go on offense. He cites four planned debates with Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer as his chance to show voters he’s more than just a pretty name. His father, George A. Sinner, was governor of the state three decades ago when the Democrats controlled a majority of state offices and held their own in the Legislature.
    Bruce Crummy | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections South Dakota Women
    HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. CT, SATURDAY, AUG. 30 - FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., speaks in Pierre to the South Dakota Senate. There is no such thing as a man's work and a woman's work on South Dakota's expansive farms, and that egalitarian mentality is pushing more women than ever to seek top statewide offices. Noem, seeking her third term, faces a woman Democrat for the state's lone Congressional seat. Noem said it is imperative that women continue to run because leadership should reflect its population.
    Chet Brokaw, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections South Dakota Women
    HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. CT, SATURDAY, AUG. 30 - FILE - In this March 21, 2011 file photo, South Dakota Supreme Court Justice Judith Meierhenry is seen at the University of South Dakota inVermillion, S.D. More women at the top of South Dakota's ballot and his November they want to make sure South Dakota politics is no longer a boy's club. Meierhenry was heralded for becoming the first woman appointed to the state's Supreme Court in 2002. But she broke another barrier years before in 1988, when she became only the second female judge in South Dakota. Now retired, Meierhenry said she believes it's people's attitudes that have brought more women into political and judicial circles.
    Dirk Lammers, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections South Dakota Women
    HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. CT, SATURDAY, AUG. 30 - FILE - In this June 25, 2014 file photo, former South Dakota state legislator Susy Blake speaks at a news conference where she was named as the running mate for Democratic gubernatorial candidate state Rep. Susan Wismer in Sioux Falls, S.D. Wismer and Blake will face Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Lt. Gov. Matt Michels in the November election. There is no such thing as a man's work and a woman's work on South Dakota's expansive farms, and that egalitarian mentality is pushing more women than ever to seek top statewide offices. This November, they want to make sure South Dakota politics is no longer a boy's club.
    Dirk Lammers, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Elections South Dakota Women
    HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. CT, SATURDAY, AUG. 30 - FILE - In this June 27, 2014 file photo, South Dakota Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer gestures to the crowd at the Democratic Convention in Yankton, S.D. Wismer said the possibility of being the first woman to be nominated by a major party for the state's high office wasn't her motivation to enter the race, but she knows her supporters are excited about the prospect of a woman serving as governor. She faces republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard in he November election.
    Dave Eggen, File | AP Photo
  • Christie Holiday
    Gov. Chris Christie, center, greets people on the boardwalk as he kicks off the Labor Day weekend with a visit to the beach Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Seaside Heights, N.J. Christie has made a tradition of visiting the shore to encourage tourism, especially in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
    Asbury Park Press, Thomas P. Costello | AP Photo
  • Christie Holiday
    Gov. Chris Christie, right, shares a high five with Jenkinson's Aquarium mascot, "Perky," on the boardwalk as he kicked off the Labor Day weekend with a visit to the beach Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. Christie has made a tradition of visiting the shore to encourage tourism, especially in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
    Asbury Park Press, Thomas P. Costello | AP Photo
  • Immigration Protest White House
    Demonstrators shout from a holding vehicle after being arrested outside the White House in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during a rally calling for President Barack Obama to stop deportations of migrants in the country illegally and to make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families. U.S. Park Police said 145 people were arrested.
    Jose Luis Magana | AP Photo
  • Abortion Restrictions Texas
    FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women's Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that sued over one of the most disputed measures of a sweeping anti-abortion bill signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry in 2013.
    Juan Carlos Llorca, File | AP Photo
  • Rethinking Pot Local Bans
    Washington state attorney general Bob Ferguson, right, sits with solicitor general Noah Guzzo Purcell, left, in Pierce County Superior Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash. Purcel testified during a hearing for a man who wants to open a marijuana store in the Tacoma suburb of Fife, Wash., who is seeking to strike down Fife's ban on marijuana businesses, even though such enterprises are now allowed by state law.
    Ted S. Warren | AP Photo
  • Rethinking Pot Local Bans
    Hunter MacDonald, an attorney for the Tacoma suburb of Fife, Wash., speaks in Pierce County Superior Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash. MacDonald was defending the city's decision to ban marijuana businesses during a hearing for a man who wants to open a pot store in Fife, now that such enterprises are allowed by state law.
    Ted S. Warren | AP Photo
  • Arkansas Senate Abortion
    Jerry Cox, president of Family Cluncil, holds a copy of a letter he sent to Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., co-sponsor and support a bill in the U.S. Senate during a news conference at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The bill deals with abortion.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • Arkansas Senate Abortion
    Josh Duggar, executive director of FRC Action, speaks in favor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    Danny Johnston | AP Photo
  • GOP 2016 Conservative Summit
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry pause while speaking at the Americans for Prosperity gathering Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Dallas. Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are bashing what they call the president's lack of leadership in response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq. Both are among four top Republicans considering 2016 White House bids addressing the conservative summit in Dallas.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • GOP 2016 Conservative Summit
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Americans for Prosperity gathering Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Dallas. Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are bashing what they call the president's lack of leadership in response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq. Both are among four top Republicans considering 2016 White House bids addressing the conservative summit in Dallas.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • GOP 2016 Conservative Summit
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Americans for Prosperity gathering Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Dallas. Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are bashing what they call the president's lack of leadership in response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq. Both are among four top Republicans considering 2016 White House bids addressing the conservative summit in Dallas.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • GOP 2016 Conservative Summit
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul waves as he walks on state to speak at the Americans for Prosperity gathering Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Dallas. Paul and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are bashing what they call the president's lack of leadership in response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq. Both are among four top Republicans considering 2016 White House bids addressing the conservative summit in Dallas.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • GOP 2016 Conservative Summit
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the Americans for Prosperity gathering Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Dallas. Paul and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are bashing what they call the president's lack of leadership in response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq. Both are among four top Republicans considering 2016 White House bids addressing the conservative summit in Dallas.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • GOP 2016 Conservative Summit
    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the Americans for Prosperity gathering Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Dallas. Paul and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are bashing what they call the president's lack of leadership in response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq. Both are among four top Republicans considering 2016 White House bids addressing the conservative summit in Dallas.
    LM Otero | AP Photo
  • Jobs Report
    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock presents the Montana Department of Labor and Industry's Labor Day report released Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Helena, Mont., while Montana Labor and Industry Commissioner Pam Bucy, center, and Lt. Gov. Angela McLean listen. State officials say Montana ranks in the top five states for employment growth, but it faces slower growth in the future as an aging workforce retires.
    Lisa Baumann | AP Photo
  • Immigration Protest White House
    Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during a rally calling for President Barack Obama to stop deportations of migrants in the country illegally and to make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families. U.S. Park Police said 145 people were arrested.
    Jose Luis Magana | AP Photo
  • Immigration Protest White House
    Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during a rally calling for President Barack Obama to stop deportations of migrants in the country illegally and to make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families. U.S. Park Police said 145 people were arrested.
    Jose Luis Magana | AP Photo
  • Freeh Car Crash
    FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, former FBI director Louis Freeh, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia. Freeh was airlifted to a hospital Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, after a single-car crash in Vermont, authorities said. Freeh issued a statement Friday, Aug. 29, giving thanks the agents and employees of the FBI. He said, "Their devotion, vigilance and prayers have sustained me and my family."
    Alex Brandon, File | AP Photo
  • California Prisons Mental Health
    FILE -- In this July 24, 2014 file photo, an inmate sits by a window at the mental health unit at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's Stockton Health Facility in Stockton, Calif. In an agreement filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento, Friday, Aug. 29, state corrections official have agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into specialized housing units instead of placing them in the same isolation units as are used for other inmates, Friday, Aug. 29.
    Rich Pedroncelli, file | AP Photo
  • California Prisons Mental Health
    FILE -- In this July 24, 2014 file photo, an inmate is seen in one of the cells at the mental health unit at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's Stockton Health Facility in Stockton, Calif. In an agreement filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento, Friday, Aug. 29, state corrections official have agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into specialized housing units instead of placing them in the same isolation units as are used for other inmates, Friday, Aug. 29.
    Rich Pedroncelli, file | AP Photo
  • Obama-Tan Suit
    FILE - In this April 9, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama high-fives his tennis partner, 9-year-old Isabella Irlando of Los Angeles during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, at the White House in Washington. Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower.
    Carolyn Kaster, file | AP Photo
  • Obama-Tan Suit
    FILE - In this June 18, 1960 file photo, President Dwight Eisenhower stands with Capt. John A. Maurer, skipper of the cruiser St. Paul, as the warship moves along the Southern tip of Formosa during trip from Manila. President Barack Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower.
    AP Photo, file
  • Obama-Tan Suit
    FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama smiles as he takes questions about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thursday. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower.
    Charles Dharapak, file | AP Photo
  • Obama-Tan Suit
    FILE - This Jan. 3, 1959 file photo shows President Dwight D. Eisenhower, left, Vice President Richard Nixon, right, seated, with others in a ceremony making Alaska the 49th state, in Washington. President Barack Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower.
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  • APTOPIX Obama-Tan Suit
    FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama leaves after speaking about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thursday. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower.
    Evan Vucci, file | AP Photo
  • Obama-Tan Suit
    FILE-In this Sept. 12, 1993 file photo, President Bill Clinton stands outside a Georgetown restaurant near the Potomac River in Washington. President Barack Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower.
    J. Scott Applewhite, file | AP Photo
  • Obama-Tan Suit
    FILE -In this Aug. 14, 1990 file photo, President George H. W. Bush addresses a White House press conference, in Washington, where he said he sees no short-term hope for a diplomatic solution to the Persian Gulf situation. President Barack Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents - himself included - was the talk of social media, Thurs., Aug. 28, 2014. Other presidents who have taken on tan include Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Dwight Eisenhower.
    Dennis Cook, file | AP Photo
  • Western Water Business Summit
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. The two-day conference drew more than 100 corporations, Main Street businesses, municipal water agencies and business associations, organizers said.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Western Water Business Summit
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. The two-day conference drew more than 100 corporations, Main Street businesses, municipal water agencies and business associations, organizers said.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Western Water Business Summit
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. The two-day conference drew more than 100 corporations, Main Street businesses, municipal water agencies and business associations, organizers said.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Immigration Protest White House
    Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during a rally calling for President Barack Obama to stop deportations of migrants in the country illegally and to make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families. U.S. Park Police said 145 people were arrested.
    Jose Luis Magana | AP Photo
  • Immigration Protest White House
    Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during a rally calling for President Barack Obama to stop deportations of migrants in the country illegally and to make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families. U.S. Park Police said 145 people were arrested.
    Jose Luis Magana | AP Photo
  • Arizona Primary
    State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey speaks to supporters after winning the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. Ducey defeated five other Republican candidates and will face Democrat Fred DuVal, who was unopposed in the primary, in November.
    Ross D. Franklin | AP Photo
  • Arizona Primary Phoenix
    Democratic Arizona gubernatorial candidate Fred Duval, right, and his wife Jennifer Duval, acknowledge supporters, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at a primary election party in Phoenix.
    Matt York | AP Photo
  • Arizona Primary Governor
    State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey waves to supporters as he arrives to claim victory on winning the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. Ducey defeated five other Republican candidates and will face Democrat Fred DuVal, who was unopposed in the primary, in November.
    Ross D. Franklin | AP Photo
  • Governors Race Claims
    FILE - In this April 3, 2014 file photo, Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer speaks during a news conference in Grand Rapids, Mich. Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.
    The Grand Rapids Press, Andrew Kuhn | AP Photo
  • Governors Race Claims
    FILE - In a June 20, 2014 file photo, Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during an interview before signing legislation to provide state funding for Detroit municipal pensions, in Detroit. Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.
    File | AP Photo
  • Oil Patch-Drugs
    FILE-This file photo provided by Washington State Department of Corrections shows Robert Farrell Armstrong, who was arrested on drug charges. Armstrong, also known as “Dr. Bob,” has been sentenced as the leader of an interstate drug ring to 20 years in prison for his role in a trafficking operation that stretched from western Washington to the oil fields of the Northern Plains.
    Washington State Department of Corrections,File | AP Photo
  • Syria Regional Strategy
    FILE - This Aug. 28, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition. The president will meet with his top advisers and consult members of Congress to prepare U.S. military options. At the same time, he is looking for allies around the world to help the U.S. root out the Islamic State group that has seized large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq.
    Evan Vucci, File | AP Photo
  • Power Plant Costs
    FILE - This Nov. 9, 2009, file photo, shows the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington, N.M. The Santa Fe-based group New Energy Economy is challenging the estimated costs of a plan by PNM to close two units at the power plant and replace the power with a mix of coal, nuclear and solar energy. The group contends PNM didn't include more than a half-billion dollars of ongoing capital expenditures in the calculations and failed to weigh the costs of environmental regulations and the disposal of coal ash waste generated by the power plant.
    Susan Montoya Bryan, File | AP Photo
  • Power Plant Costs
    FILE - This Nov. 9, 2009, photo shows the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington, N.M. The Santa Fe-based group New Energy Economy is challenging the estimated costs of a plan by PNM to close two units at the power plant and replace the power with a mix of coal, nuclear and solar energy. The group contends PNM didn't include more than a half-billion dollars of ongoing capital expenditures in the calculations and failed to weigh the costs of environmental regulations and the disposal of coal ash waste generated by the power plant.
    Susan Montoya Bryan | AP Photo
  • Indiana Treasurer Resigns
    FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, file photo, Indiana treasurer and former Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock pauses as he speaks to supporters at an Indiana Republican Party, in Indianapolis. Mourdock has resigned four months before the end of his term. Mourdock announced his departure Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, saying he wanted to pursue other professional interests. The two-term state treasurer was barred by state law from seeking a third term.
    Darron Cummings | AP Photo
  • Iowa Regent Conflict
    FILE - In this March 28, 2014 file photo, Iowa State Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter speaks during a town hall-style meeting at UI Phillips Hall in Iowa City, Iowa. The agribusiness owned by Rastetter was awarded $480,000 in no-interest loans from an Iowa State University center, months after he joined the school’s governing board, newly released records show. (AP Photo/Iowa City Press-Citizen, Benjamin Roberts) NO SALES
    Benjamin Roberts | AP
  • Wisconsin Jobs
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks about a drop in state tax collections and a weak jobs report on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Madison, Wis.
    Scott Bauer | AP Photo
  • Wisconsin Jobs
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks about a drop in state tax collections and a weak jobs report on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Madison, Wis.
    Scott Bauer | AP Photo
  • USS Constitution Repairs
    The U.S.S. Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," the U.S. Navy's oldest commissioned ship that is still afloat, is towed through Boston Harbor past the financial district skyline with its topsails unfurled Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 in Boston. The ship is setting its sails for the last time before the warship heads to dry dock for a three-year repair project.
    Stephan Savoia | AP Photo
  • USS Constitution Repairs
    The rigging of the U.S.S. Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," is seen against the steeple of the historic Old North Church as the ship is towed through Boston Harbor Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 in Boston. The ship, the U.S. Navy's oldest commissioned ship that is still afloat, is setting its sails for the last time before the warship heads to dry dock for a three-year repair project.
    Stephan Savoia | AP Photo
  • Rethinking Pot Local Bans
    Tedd Wetherbee, who wants to open a marijuana store in the Tacoma suburb of Fife, Wash., listens during a hearing in Pierce County Superior Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash. Wetherbee is seeking to strike down Fife's ban on marijuana businesses, even though such enterprises are now allowed by state law.
    Ted S. Warren | AP Photo
  • Rethinking Pot Local Bans
    Tedd Wetherbee, left, who wants to open a marijuana store in the Tacoma suburb of Fife, Wash., shakes hands with his attorney Mark Nelson before a hearing in Pierce County Superior Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash. Wetherbee is seeking to strike down Fife's ban on marijuana businesses, even though such enterprises are now allowed by state law.
    Ted S. Warren | AP Photo
  • Rethinking Pot Local Bans
    Alison Holcomb, left, criminal justice director for the ACLU of Washington, and the primary author of Initiative 502, which legalized recreational marijuana in Washington state, talks with attorney Mark Nelson, right, in Pierce County Superior Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash. Nelson represents a man who wants to open a marijuana store in the Tacoma suburb of Fife, Wash., and is seeking to strike down Fife's ban on marijuana businesses, even though such enterprises are now allowed by state law.
    Ted S. Warren | AP Photo
  • Rethinking Pot Local Bans
    Mark Nelson, second from left, speaks as he stands in Pierce County Superior Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash. Nelson represents a man who wants to open a marijuana shop in the Tacoma suburb of Fife, Wash., who is seeking to strike down the city's ban on marijuana businesses, even though such enterprises are now allowed by state law.
    Ted S. Warren | AP Photo
  • Rethinking Pot Local Bans
    Judge Ronald E. Culpepper listens in Pierce County Superior Court, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash., during a hearing for a man who wants to open a marijuana shop in the Tacoma suburb of Fife, Wash., who is seeking to strike down the city's ban on marijuana businesses, even though such enterprises are now allowed by state law.
    Ted S. Warren | AP Photo
  • Russia Missing Soldiers
    Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014. Ten Russian paratroopers were captured this week in Ukraine, adding to a growing body of evidence that Russia, despite its denials, is sending regular troops and weapons to support the separatists in their increasingly deadly fight against Ukrainian forces. (AP Photo/Channel 5) UKRAINE OUT TV OUT
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  • Russia Missing Soldiers
    Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014. Ten Russian paratroopers were captured this week in Ukraine, adding to a growing body of evidence that Russia, despite its denials, is sending regular troops and weapons to support the separatists in their increasingly deadly fight against Ukrainian forces. (AP Photo/Channel 5) UKRAINE OUT TV OUT
    AP
  • Katrina Anniversary
    Michaela Harrison sings a hymn during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, on the ninth anniversary of the storm, in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    Gerald Herbert | AP Photo
  • Katrina Anniversary
    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu bows his head during a ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, on the ninth anniversary of the storm, in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    Gerald Herbert | AP Photo
  • Katrina Anniversary
    Dr. Michael White plays clarinet during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, on the ninth anniversary of the storm, in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    Gerald Herbert | AP Photo
  • Katrina Anniversary
    The hand of Belva Pichon, president of Crescent City Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association, hugs New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, on the ninth anniversary of the storm, in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Behind is an unmarked mausoleum, which contains unidentified bodies of people who died in the storm.
    Gerald Herbert | AP Photo
  • Katrina Anniversary
    Dr. Samori Camara speaks at a remembrance event along the Industrial Canal flood wall, seen in background, in the Lower 9th Ward section of New Orleans, on the ninth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    Gerald Herbert | AP Photo
  • Western Water-Business Summit
    Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. Castle spoke about water issues along the Colorado River system.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Western Water-Business Summit
    Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. Castle spoke about water issues along the Colorado River system.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Western Water-Business Summit
    Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. Castle spoke about water issues along the Colorado River system.
    John Locher | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election Illinois Congress
    In this Nov. 5, 2012 photo, U.S. Rep. Bob Dold R-Ill., campaigns at a downtown Chicago commuter rail station during his unsuccessful re-election bid against Democrat Brad Schneider. Schneider is running again to try an unseat Schneider in the November 2014 election.
    Charles Rex Arbogast, File | AP Photo
  • Midterm Election Illinois Congress
    In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis shakes hands with people attending the Republican Day rally at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Davis faces Democrat Ann Callis, the former chief circuit judge in Madison County, in his re-election bid in the November election.
    Seth Perlman | AP Photo
  • Zimbabwe First lady
    FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace greet the crowd during birthday marking Mugabe's 90th birthday, in Marondera, Zimbabwe. She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 years old. The newcomer is Mugabe's 49-year-old wife Grace, who accepted a nomination last month to lead the ruling party's women's wing, triggering accusations that Mugabe aims to set a political dynasty in place.
    Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File | AP Photo
  • Zimbabwe First Lady
    FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 file photo Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, left, is seen with his wife Grace, right, at state house in Harare. She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 years old. The newcomer is Mugabe's 49-year-old wife Grace, who accepted a nomination last month to lead the ruling party's women's wing, triggering accusations that Mugabe aims to set a political dynasty in place.
    AP Photo, File
  • Zimbabwe First Lady
    FILE - In this Saturday, May 24, 2014 file photo Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife, Grace, right, arrive for the inauguration ceremony for president Jacob Zuma, in Pretoria, South Africa. She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 years old. The newcomer is Mugabe's 49-year-old wife Grace, who accepted a nomination last month to lead the ruling party's women's wing, triggering accusations that Mugabe aims to set a political dynasty in place.
    Ihsaan Haffejee, Pool, File | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel UN Syria Peacekeepers
    An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. It was unclear if the men were connected to an armed group that, the United Nations said, detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a "period of increased fighting between armed elements and the Syrian Arab Armed Forces," the office of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement.
    Ariel Schalit | AP Photo
  • Mideast Israel UN Syria Peacekeepers
    U.N. peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF, observe Syria's Quneitra province at an observation point on Mt. Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. An armed group detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and over 80 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a "period of increased fighting between armed elements and the Syrian Arab Armed Forces," the office of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement.
    Ariel Schalit | AP Photo
  • Britain Terror
    British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a report to the media in Downing Street, London, Friday Aug. 29, 2014. Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that UK's terror threat level is being raised from "substantial" to "severe" on Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.
    Facundo Arrizabalaga, Pool | AP Photo
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