• Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks.

  • Alaska lauds black soldiers’ work on famed WWII highway

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary approaches.

  • Raimondo says she supports new PawSox stadium bill

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo said Monday she supports new legislation by Pawtucket’s mayor that outlines how to finance a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium.

  • Appeals court dismisses minor league player suit against MLB

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages.

  • London’s fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

    LONDON (AP) — The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.

  • Michigan lawmaker’s bill would ban use of Redskins mascot

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker has introduced legislation that would ban the use of the Redskins mascot for public schools in the state.

  • AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

    The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump’s favor.

  • Analysis indicates partisan gerrymandering has benefited GOP

    The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump’s favor.

  • Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

    COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) — Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers’ political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill on Saturday as not conservative enough, becoming a powerful outside critic as GOP leaders try to rally support for their plan among rank-and-file Republicans.

  • UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

    LONDON (AP) — British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country’s Parliament after discovering “unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.”