CHICAGO — Screenwriters for three Hollywood movie blockbusters and several television shows will be among the speakers at the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts' annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton. The outspoken Republican nominee instead pressed ahead with an aggressive strategy focused on speaking directly to his white, working-class loyalists across the Midwest.
PITTSBURGH — Chicago Cubs left fielder Chris Coghlan has left a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a mild ankle sprain after crashing into the outfield wall.
EL CAJON, Calif. — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):
BOISE, Idaho — Businesses licensed to serve alcohol during live performances depicting sexual acts will no longer face consequences from Idaho State Police under a newly reached agreement.
LOS ANGELES — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93.
FARGO, N.D. — A concert promoter in Fargo has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of sexual assault and disorderly conduct.
LOS ANGELES — The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 50.
TORONTO — The face filmmaker Andrea Arnold makes at the thought of storyboarding her films is the kind of bitter, disgusted look most people reserve for a bath full of leeches.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Erik Jones was the top seed at the start of the inaugural Chase in the Xfinity Series, but a wreck with 10 laps remaining in the opening race has dropped him to ninth in the standings.