• The Latest: Trump lauds family’s release from long captivity

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the release of an American woman, her husband and their three children after being held for years by a group with ties to the Taliban (all times local):

  • Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday.

  • Del Potro tops Zverev to secure Shanghai quarterfinal

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals by overcoming third-seeded Alexander Zverev 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 on Thursday.

  • Thomas begins defense of CIMB Classic 6 shots behind leader

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Justin Thomas collected the Jack Nicklaus Award as the U.S. PGA Tour player of the year a couple of days before heading to Malaysia in a bid to win his third successive CIMB Classic.

  • Asian shares mostly rise, taking cue from Wall Street gains

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Thursday, taking their cue from the latest record highs on Wall Street. Chinese investors are holding back ahead of a key communist party meeting next week.

  • Witness at Malaysia trial says 4 more suspects in Kim murder

    SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian police officer testified Thursday that the two women on trial for the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader were seen on airport security videos with two men believed to have provided the VX nerve agent used to kill him.

  • Zverev and Dimitrov advance at Shanghai Masters

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Rafael Nadal lost only four points on serve Wednesday in a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Jared Donaldson in the second round of the Shanghai Masters.

  • Shohei Otani to have surgery on right ankle on Thursday

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese baseball player Shohei Otani will have right ankle surgery on Thursday.

  • Video of fatal attack on Kim Jong Nam shown at women’s trial

    SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A security camera video showing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader being attacked at a Malaysian airport and the two suspects hurrying away afterward was presented at their murder trial on Wednesday.

  • Kyrgios fined $31,085 for incident at Shanghai Masters

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Nick Kyrgios was fined $31,085 by the ATP on Wednesday after walking off the court during his opening match at the Shanghai Masters a day earlier.