AP Exclusive: Incremental Anbar drawdown expected (AP)

Iraqi police parade during a graduation ceremony held at a police academy, near the airport in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)AP – The drawdown of Marines from the former Sunni insurgent stronghold of Anbar will take time because there is still much work to be done, a top U.S. commander said Sunday on the eve of the once violent province’s transfer to Iraqi security control.

TV networks shifting from politics to storm (AP)

Members of the Louisiana delegation to the Republican National Convention watch at their hotel bar Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008 in Brooklyn Center, Minn., as Rick Davis, campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is seen on the television screen talking about  changes to the convention in St. Paul in light of Hurricane Gustav. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)AP – Television networks rapidly shifted focus and personnel away from the Republican national convention to Gulf Coast communities in the path of Hurricane Gustav on Sunday, wondering how much of their political planning will be for naught.

Global warming’s toasty water connection to Gustav (AP)

This satellite image released by NOAA on Sunday Aug. 31, 2008 shows Hurricane Gustav moving northwest towards the Gulf Coast. The storm was set to crash ashore late Monday morning with frightful force, testing the three years of planning and rebuilding that followed Katrina's devastating blow to the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/NOAA)AP – Global warming has probably made Hurricane Gustav a bit stronger and wetter, some top scientists said Sunday, but the specific connection between climate change and stronger hurricanes remains an issue of debate.

Dolphins extend RB Williams for 1 year (AP)

Ricky Williams is signed up for two more seasons in the NFL. The Miami Dolphins are hoping he plays out his contract this time. The Dolphins signed Williams to a one-year contract extension through the 2009-10 season Sunday, putting their faith in the controversial running back even though he’s bailed on them in the past.

Week 1 not upsetting for college football powers

After watching USC, Ohio St. and ‘Bama cruise, Don Borst says it’s safe again for college football’s big boys. Of course it’s still early.

W.Va.’s first lady hit by car while riding bike

The first lady of West Virginia is recovering from bruises after she was struck by a car while riding a bicycle with her husband, Gov. Joe Manchin.