White Sox rookie has good company in hunt for first hit

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob May is in his third week as a major leaguer, and the Chicago White Sox center fielder still is searching for his first hit. Sure, 0 for 24 doesn’t look pretty, but he has a close reminder it could be worse. Starting...

Reliable Golden State reserves maintain Warriors' high level

AP Photo/Darren Abate OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — They are “The Others,” Golden State’s tight-knit second unit of non-superstars. The backups, and a talented bunch, indeed. Shaun Livingston heard a while back that Shaquille O’Neal had been referring to...
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Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s voice-activated assistant can now recognize who’s talking to it on Google’s Home speaker. An update released Thursday enables Home’s built-in assistant to learn the different voices of up to six...

Boxer Adrien Broner Arrested On Warrant In Cincinnati Area

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say boxer Adrien Broner was arrested in northern Kentucky on an outstanding warrant after being found in a bullet-riddled car. WXIX-TV reports the 28-year-old was arrested on a warrant after failing to appear for a 2014 court case in Covington, Kentucky,...

How To Stop A Superstar Is Biggest Challenge In NHL Playoffs

Any time Connor McDavid, Alex Ovechkin or Sidney Crosby goes over the boards, everyone in the arena is watching and waiting for something special to happen. From the opposing bench, tireless efforts have gone into preventing that. Nothing gets more attention in the Stanley Cup...

Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Democratic lawmakers are criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a “judge sitting on an island in the Pacific” could stop the president’s travel ban. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono...

New 'delicioso' postage stamps dedicated to Latino cuisine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From the kitchen table to the mail, the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday recognized the influence of Latino foods and flavors on American cuisine with the release of a new series of stamps. The dedication ceremony for the Delicioso Forever Stamps was...

The Latest: Prosecutor to seek death in deputy murder case

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an Oklahoma sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:40 p.m. An Oklahoma prosecutor plans to seek the death penalty for a man accused of fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy. Logan County District Attorney...

Pot fans observe 4/20 holiday with smoke-outs, high hike

AP Photo/Christopher Weber SEATTLE (AP) — From Capitol Hill to Hippie Hill, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed. Before the clock even hit 4:20 p.m., there were arrests in the...

Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A 15-year-old Tennessee girl was rescued near a cabin in a remote part of northern California on Thursday, more than a month after her 50-year-old teacher kidnapped her and set off a nationwide manhunt, authorities said. Health sciences teacher Tad...