• US women to play match against South Africa in July

    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women’s national team will play South Africa on July 9 in Chicago in the first of two send-off matches before the Rio Olympics.

  • Judge hears arguments on US women’s team strike rights

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge heard arguments Thursday on whether the world champion U.S. women’s soccer team has the right to strike for improved conditions and wages before this year’s Summer Olympics, with her pending decision potentially carrying far-reaching consequences for American soccer.

  • St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday, right, is congratulated by third base coach Chris Maloney after hitting a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Late hit eludes Cardinals in 9-8 loss to Cubs

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The big late-inning hit that has been there for most of the season eluded the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

  • Chicago White Sox right fielder Adam Eaton can't catch a two-run triple by Cleveland Indians' Lonnie Chisenhall  during the second inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

    After 3-7 homestand, White Sox seek rebound on road

    CHICAGO (AP) — After slumping at home, the Chicago White Sox hope to rebound on the road.

  • Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

    After beating Sale, Indians top Quintana, White Sox 4-3

    CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Kluber still is considered an ace in the Cleveland Indians’ clubhouse.

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Arrieta moves to 9-0 and Cubs edge Cardinals 9-8

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 on Wednesday.

  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) chief Peter Neffenger testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, before the House Homeland Security Committee which is looking for answers on how to balance security with long lines at airport checkpoints.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

  • In this April 12, 2016 photo, Jennifer Dumas answers questions during an interview while holding her daughter, Codylynn, in a playroom at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, in Bedford Hills, N.Y. Bedford Hills has one of only eight working prison nurseries where women live with their babies, out of more than 100 women's prisons around the country. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Babies behind bars: Moms do time with their newborns

    BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Jennifer Dumas sits on a sofa, her smiling 6-month-old girl on her lap. The room is full of bright toys and children’s books. A rainbow-colored activity mat is on the floor, and Winnie the Pooh is painted on the walls.

  • Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale is pulled from the baseball game during the fourth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Sale struggles as White Sox lose 6-2 to Indians

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale’s assessment was brutally honest.

  • Today in History

    Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 146th day of 2016. There are 220 days left in the year.