• Usain Bolt from Jamaica celebrates after crossing the line to win the gold medal in the men's 200-meter final at the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

    Bolt takes Olympic 200 but comes short of record

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt tilted his head backward and screamed. He plaintively raised his palms to the sky, tugged hard on his shirt, then angrily ripped the No. 6 sticker off his right hip.

  • This combo of two 2016 file photos shows, at left, Germany's women's soccer coach Silvia Neid at an Aug. 12 Olympic quarter-final against China in Salvador, Brazil, and at right: Sweden's soccer coach Pia Sundhage at an Aug. 12 Olympic quarter-final against the U.S. in Brasilia, Brazil. Back when the first women’s Olympic soccer tournament was held in 1996 at the Atlanta Games, they were players: Neid played for Germany and Sundhage for Sweden. Close pals bound together by long careers in soccer, they’ll put aside the friendship on the field on Friday, Aug 19 as their teams face off in the gold-medal match at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, Arisson Marinho, Files)

    Neid and Sundhage are longtime contemporaries and foes

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Back when the first women’s Olympic soccer tournament was held in 1996 at the Atlanta Games, they were players: Silvia Neid played for Germany and Pia Sundhage for Sweden.

  • China's gold medalist Ren Qian competes during the women's 10-meter platform diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    China finishes 1-2 in women’s Olympic platform diving

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — China has its next diving superstar.

  • China's Si Yajie competes during the women's 10-meter platform diving preliminary round in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    China’s Si Yajie leads another round in women’s platform

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Si Yajie established herself as China’s latest gold-medal favorite at the diving pool, leading another round in the women’s 10-meter platform Thursday.

  • United States' Maggie Steffens, shoot the ball against Hungary during their women's semifinal water polo match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

    Garibotti, Italy advance to women’s water polo final

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It got physical, very physical, and that’s just fine with the U.S. women’s water polo team.

  • In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slipped early Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, as investors continued to sell phone company and utility stocks. Materials companies are the exception, as they’re trading higher as the dollar weakens. Investors are also sifting through reports that showed inflation remained weak in July, but home building and factory production improved. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US stocks earnings hit retailers like Target and Lowe’s

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street edged higher on news the U.S. Federal Reserve is in no hurry to raise interest rates. Japan’s benchmark fell after the country reported declines in both exports and imports in July.

  • In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slipped early Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, as investors continued to sell phone company and utility stocks. Materials companies are the exception, as they’re trading higher as the dollar weakens. Investors are also sifting through reports that showed inflation remained weak in July, but home building and factory production improved. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US stocks dip as phone stocks fall; earnings hit retailers

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are trading lower Wednesday morning as losses for phone and utility companies continue to drag the market from its recent record highs. Retailers including Target and Lowe’s are skidding after disappointing earnings. The Federal Reserve will release minutes from its July meeting in the afternoon.

  • Suu Kyi to discuss frozen dam project on landmark China trip

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi left for a high-profile trip to China on Wednesday to discuss the fate of a jointly built dam and hydroelectric plant that Myanmar put on hold amid questions over which country will benefit from it.