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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talks to the media at a news conference an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Nike online sales surge 31 percent after Colin Kaepernick ad

The Colin Kaepernick furor might be good for Nike after all. Advertising-research firm Edison Trends said that the company's online sales grew 31 percent over Labor Day weekend despite bashing on social media and from President Trump among others. Published September 9, 2018

People walk by a Nike advertisement featuring Colin Kaepernick on display, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in New York. Nike this week unveiled the deal with the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who's known for starting protests among NFL players over police brutality and racial inequality. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

College chooses 'country over company,' terminates Nike sponsorship deal

Nike's Colin Kaepernick campaign has cost it its first institutional contract. The College of the Ozarks reportedly said it would "choose its country over company" by terminating its Nike sponsorship deal and removing all Nike-branded athletic equipment or uniforms. Published September 6, 2018

Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks at a Global Business Summit in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

Donald Trump Jr. 'fixes' Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad

Donald Trump Jr. doesn't think Colin Kaepernick is a good example of someone who believed in something and sacrificed everything. And so he suggested another American icon to Nike. His father. Published September 5, 2018

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump demands N.Y. Times turn over op-ed author 'for National Security purposes'

President Trump issued his familiar criticisms of the "failing" New York Times making up sources in his reaction Wednesday to the anonymous White House staffer op-ed. But he also issued a new demand and a rationale -- saying the Times should hand over the senior staffer for endangering national security. Published September 5, 2018

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Strange details emerge in case of mystery woman ringing doorbells in middle of night

Police identified the dead boyfriend of the Texas doorbell woman, and revealed a number of other strange details about the case involving a ghostly home-surveillance video that went viral. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that the man whose death broke open the case was 49-year-old Dennis Ray Collins. He committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest Wednesday, police said. Published August 30, 2018