• Mayor keeps fighting after PawSox stadium plans stall

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Supporters of a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox haven’t given up even though the plans have stalled in the Rhode Island legislature.

  • Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

    LONDON (AP) — Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer.

  • Report: Texas city to pay family $850,000 for fatal shooting

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas city will pay $850,000 to the family of an unarmed black college football player who was shot and killed by a white police officer responding to an August 2015 burglary call at a car dealership.

  • Manchester police hunt for accomplices; victims young as 8

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack could be “imminent,” thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert — the latest apparent target of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the West.

  • A year before World Cup, Russian clubs battle financial woes

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kuban Krasnodar’s fans hoped that signing Andrei Arshavin would herald long-awaited success for their club. The local governor hoped for a pre-election boost.

  • Repairs study set for Evansville’s 102-year-old Bosse Field

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An evaluation is planned on Evansville’s 102-year-old baseball stadium after state lawmakers approved allowing a special tax for needed repairs.

  • Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Reformist candidates have reportedly swept municipal elections in the Iranian capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term.

  • New rule gradually bringing corporate tax breaks to light

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.

  • In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone _ Lee last

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts.

  • New Mexico county could lose millions with proposed food tax

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Officials in San Juan County say the outcome of an upcoming special legislative session could force drastic changes in the county’s own budget.