• Taylor homers twice, Nats clobber Reds 18-3

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With one of baseball’s deepest and toughest lineups, the Washington Nationals showed why they lead the National League in hitting and scoring.

  • No 1st-round draft pick for Wizards for 2nd year in a row

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second year in a row, the Washington Wizards did not make a pick in the NBA draft.

  • In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters — the kind of event he relished before winning the White House.

  • Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have acquired point guard Tim Frazier from the New Orleans Pelicans for a second-round pick in the NBA draft.

  • Judge temporarily halts daily fantasy sports merger

    BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily halted the planned merger between daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings.

  • Wizards’ G League team to play in Washington in 2018-19

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wizards will have their own team in the developmental NBA G League that will be based in Washington and begin playing in the 2018-19 season.

  • Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince on Wednesday, placing him first-in-line to the throne and laying the groundwork for an entirely new generation of royals to take the reins.

  • Medicaid cutbacks could hinder addiction plan in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico stands to lose critical funding for substance abuse treatment that has helped combat a local opioid epidemic, under a Republican campaign on Capitol Hill to roll back President Barack Obama’s health care law.

  • Supreme Court pushes Redskins’ name fight back to society

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins aren’t in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can’t block trademarks on the basis that they’re offensive.

  • Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.