• Today in History

    Today in History

  • Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Arrogate has been winning one big race after another. The 4-year-old now goes after a big pile of money in the desert.

  • Tosun scores 2 in 4 minutes to help Turkey beat Finland 2-0

    ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Forward Cenk Tosun struck twice in four minutes to keep Turkey in contention to reach the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Finland in Group I on Friday.

  • Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Having taken over the mantle as the world’s best racehorse from California Chrome, Arrogate will attempt on Saturday to wear another crown that last fitted his illustrious American compatriot, the Dubai World Cup.

  • Iraqi-American composer musically translates wartime letters

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Rahim AlHaj cried every time he read the letters of eight Iraqis sharing personal, harrowing tales of love, loss and hope in wartime since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. Rather than retreat, the Iraqi-American composer and musician immersed himself in the stories and emerged with a collection of songs to illustrate them.

  • Italy goalkeeper Buffon to play his 1,000th match

    PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon will mark his 1,000th appearance as a professional in the World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday.

  • Lippi leads China over SKorea 1-0 in World Cup qualifier

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Marcello Lippi earned his biggest win since taking over as coach of China’s national soccer team, leading his squad to a 1-0 victory over South Korea on Thursday in a World Cup qualifier.

  • AP Interview: US pilot describes challenges of bombing IS

    ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (AP) — The crowded skies over Islamic State-held territory have complicated U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists, though military planners are working to keep fliers safe, an American pilot involved in the bombing campaign has told The Associated Press.

  • Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Cardinal William Keeler, who helped ease tensions between Catholics and Jews and headed the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. for 18 years, died Thursday. He was 86.

  • The Latest: Islamic bloc of nations condemns London attack

    LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain’s Parliament (all times local):