• Unable to vote, Palestinians shrug off Israel’s elections

    MAS’HA, West Bank (AP) — Barhoum Saleh’s town is surrounded by Jewish settlements, the sign above his roadside mechanic shop is in Hebrew, most of his customers are Israeli and he needs an Israeli permit to visit the beach a half hour’s drive away.

  • Galvis slam, Reds win 11-5; M’s rookie Lewis homers again

    SEATTLE (AP) — Freddy Galvis connected for a go-ahead grand slam, Eugenio Suarez hit his 45th home run and the Cincinnati Reds overcame another drive by Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis to beat Seattle 11-5 on Thursday night.

  • Nationals beat Twins 12-6 as AL Central race tightens

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A win by the Washington Nationals over the Minnesota Twins made the American League Central Division race a lot more interesting.

  • Olson, Athletics top Astros 3-2, take over AL wild-card lead

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics left Houston feeling pretty good on Thursday night after taking three of four games from the imposing Astros as they look to lock down a playoff spot.

  • Saints at Rams in rematch of NFC title game

    Throw that flag.

  • Rookie Solak homers off trade partner, Rangers top Rays 6-4

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Solak homered off the pitcher he was traded for two months ago, and the Texas Rangers helped knock Tampa Bay out of the AL wild-card lead, beating the Rays 6-4 on Thursday night.

  • Stocks rise as US, China ease trade tensions

    Stocks were broadly higher in Asia on Friday after gains overnight on Wall Street. Investors have stepped up buying on hopes for an easing of tensions in the costly trade war between the U.S.

  • Olson, Athletics top Astros 3-2, take over AL wild-card lead

    HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Olson hit a two-run homer to back a solid start by Homer Bailey and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Thursday night to take over the AL wild-card lead.

  • Today in History

    Today in History

  • University honors black players dismissed from team in 1969

    LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the Laramie campus to commemorate the anniversary as the school takes another step toward reconciliation.