SPAIN'S SOCIALISTS 'CONVINCED' NEW GOVERNMENT DEAL IS NEAR

MADRID - The No. 2 in Spain's Socialist Party says she is optimistic caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will strike a last-minute...

IRAN, UK APPEAR TO SEEK DE-ESCALATION DESPITE TANKER SEIZURE

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran and Britain appeared to signal Saturday that they are not seeking confrontation, a day after Iran seized a British-flagged...

 
 
 

CAMPAIGNING FROM BEHIND: LOWER-TIER 2020ERS SEEK COMEBACK

FLINT, Mich. - As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding...

FOLLOWING TRUMP'S ORDERS, HERMAN TAKES BARBASOL LEAD

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - Jim Herman took the Barbasol Championship lead - with some help from President Donald Trump. Trump's regular golf...

 
 
 

BIDEN'S SON HUNTER MAKES HIS 1ST 2020 CAMPAIGN APPEARANCE

PASADENA, Calif. - Joe Biden's son Hunter is making his 2020 presidential campaign trail debut with his father two weeks after the...

OFFICIALS: US PUTTING TROOPS BACK IN SAUDI ARABIA

WASHINGTON - Officials say the U.S. is sending several hundred troops as well as aircraft and air defense missiles to Saudi Arabia...

 
 
 

MICHELLE OBAMA WEIGHS IN ON TRUMP FEUD WITH 'THE SQUAD'

WASHINGTON - Former first lady Michelle Obama is weighing in on President Donald Trump's escalating feud with four minority Democratic...

'GO BACK'? OMAR AND THE SQUAD ARE BUILDING STRENGTH AT HOME

MINNEAPOLIS - President Donald Trump can tell Rep. Ilhan Omar to "go back" to Somalia all he wants. All indications suggest she's not...

 
 
 

APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUTS REUNITE ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MOONSHOT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity's...

PENNEY: WE HAVEN'T HIRED ADVISERS FOR IN-COURT RESTRUCTURING

NEW YORK - J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired any advisers to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy. The company statement...

 
 
 

TRUMP SAYS HE'S TRYING TO BRING RAPPER A$AP ROCKY HOME

WASHINGTON - Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Thursday...

PITTSBURGH MARKS ITS 4TH ALLIGATOR SIGHTING SINCE MAY

PITTSBURGH - A baby alligator has been found far from the tropics in the parking lot of a grocery store near Pittsburgh. It's the fourth...

 
 
 

IRAN SAYS IT SEIZED BRITISH OIL TANKER IN STRAIT OF HORMUZ

WASHINGTON - Iran said Friday it seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a fresh escalation in the strategic waterway...

TEEN RAPPER TAY-K CONVICTED OF MURDER IN TEXAS HOME INVASION

FORT WORTH, Texas - A Texas jury has convicted a teenage rapper of murder in the 2016 shooting death of a man during a home invasion. The...

 
 
 

AP SOURCES: TRUMP OFFICIALS WEIGH DELAY OF ABORTION CURBS

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has told federally funded family planning clinics it is considering a delay in enforcing a controversial...

US EXPANDS 'REMAIN IN MEXICO' AT DANGEROUS PART OF BORDER

HOUSTON - The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous...

 
 
 

US TARGETS SENIOR HEZBOLLAH OPERATIVE WITH SANCTIONS

WASHINGTON - The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of...

UK'S HOME SECRETARY CALLS FOR CALMING OF POLITICAL RHETORIC

LONDON - Britain's home secretary has pleaded for the calming of extreme political rhetoric and empathized with four U.S. congresswomen...

 
 
 

SPAIN GOVERNMENT: SOCIALISTS OPEN TO COALITION WITH FAR LEFT

MADRID - The spokeswoman for Spain's caretaker government says acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is willing to go into a coalition...

THAI COURT ACCEPTS COMPLAINTS AGAINST PM, OPPOSITION LEADERS

BANGKOK - A Thai court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and leaders of an opposition party in cases that could see...

 
 
 



Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Angels for a... Read more ...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

District says that it is trying to collect more than $20,000 Read more ...

Britain advises its ships to stay away from Strait of Hormuz after tanker...

Britain advises its ships to stay away from Strait of Hormuz after tanker seized by Iran

The British government told its commercial vessels to avoid the strategic Strait of Hormuz after Iranian forces seized a UK-flagged oil tanker there, prompting a row with London. Read more ...

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

The 32-year-old had been working outside all day, a coroner said. Read more ...

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...

Maxim Dadashev to have brain surgery after vicious loss to Subriel Matias

Maxim Dadashev to have brain surgery after vicious loss to Subriel Matias

After eleven rounds of punishment at the hands of Subriel Matias, Maxim Dadashev needed to be rushed to the hospital and prepare to have surgery. Read more ...