No longball from All-Star sluggers Judge, Stanton

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Judge’s flyball to center field in the fifth inning triggered a crowd crescendo even though it came to rest in a glove shy of the warning track. Giancarlo Stanton struck out twice and tapped out to the catcher, so his estimated...

New York-area airports hit by workers strike

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven hundred workers, including baggage handlers, cleaners and customer service agents at three New York-area airports are going on strike. The airport workers at Newark Liberty International Airport walked off the job at 9 p.m. Tuesday in a labor dispute...

Battle over selfies taken by macaque monkey back to court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The battle over now-famous selfie photographs taken by a macaque monkey will head back to federal court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco on Wednesday will hear arguments on whether an animal can own the copyright to a...

Park district to reduce hunting at Litzenberg

The annual hunting-with-permission game management program on part of Litzenberg Memorial Woods, south of U.S. 224, will be shortened by two months this year to provide more opportunity for hikers and others to use the land. Hunting by permit will be allowed Nov. 1 through Jan....

Black teenager says California police wrongly roughed her up

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A black woman contends she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police dog after she was mistaken for a much larger bald man suspected of threatening people with a machete. Tatyana Hargrove’s account is...
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MSNBC's Scarborough says he's leaving GOP

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough says he’s leaving the GOP. The “Morning Joe” co-host has become a sharp critic of President Donald Trump. Scarborough said Tuesday during an interview with...

The Latest: Search For Body Prompted By Facebook Tip Ends

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a search for a West Virginia college student last seen in 2002 (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A search prompted by a Facebook video suggesting the body of a West Virginia college student last seen in 2002 was buried in Ohio has ended with a...

Men who stopped train attack to star in Clint Eastwood film

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The three California men who thwarted a terror attack on a French train in 2015 will play themselves in a Clint Eastwood-directed film about their heroic feat. Warner Brothers says in a statement Tuesday that Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, U.S....

MSNBC's Scarborough says he's leaving GOP

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough says he’s leaving the GOP. The “Morning Joe” co-host has become a sharp critic of President Donald Trump. Scarborough said Tuesday during an interview with CBS “Late...

House Panel To Consider Bill Preserving Great Lakes Cleanup

DETROIT (AP) — Congressional budget writers are proposing to overrule President Donald Trump’s call for eliminating a program that funds Great Lakes cleanup efforts. A House appropriations subcommittee is scheduled to consider a bill Wednesday that includes $300 million for...