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Chicago puts home runs leader Abreu (ankle) on DL

Chicago White Sox’s Jose Abreu breaks his bat as he flies out to left field against the Houston Astros in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Chicago White Sox’s Jose Abreu breaks his bat as he flies out to...
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Nasal strip could clog Chrome’s Triple Crown bid

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome poses for the cameras outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Trainer Art Sherman says California Chrome might not pursue a Triple Crown bid in the Belmont Stakes if New York...
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Djokovic, Serena Williams take Italian Open titles

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Spain’s Rafael Nadal during their final match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Sunday, May 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Serbia’s Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Spain’s Rafael Nadal...
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SpaceX Dragon departs space station after month

FILE – This April 22, 2014 file photo provided by NASA shows a photo of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docked to the International Space Station and was photographed by one of two spacewalking astronauts. On Sunday, May 18, 2014, after a one-month visit, the SpaceX cargo ship...

Coffee fungus raising prices for high-end blends

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease — and hold down the price of your morning cup. At issue is a fungus called coffee rust that has caused more than $1 billion in damage...
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In Georgia race, Republicans cry foul over taxes

Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga, and candidate for US Senate talks to a voter during the “Grillin with the Governor” campaign event Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Buford, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga, and candidate for US Senate talks to a voter during the...
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In Kentucky, Senate candidates lay claim to change

Alison Lundergan Grimes, U.S. Senate candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State, speaks during a 50-county bus tour stop, Friday, May 16, 2014, at Circus Square Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (AP Photo/Daily News, Miranda Pederson) Alison Lundergan Grimes, U.S. Senate candidate...
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Senate candidates campaign in Ga.’s GOP stronghold

Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga, and candidate for US Senate talks to a voter during the “Grillin with the Governor” campaign event Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Buford, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga, and candidate for US Senate talks to a voter during the...
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CDC: MERS virus spread in US, but 2nd man not sick

FILE – This undated file electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows novel coronavirus particles, also known as the MERS virus, colorized in yellow. Four more people have...
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McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

Jamie McMurray raises the mock check in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna) Jamie McMurray raises the mock check in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR...