Detention centers fill up; border detainees sent to prisons

SEATTLE (AP) — More than 1,600 people arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border, including parents who have been separated from their children, are being transferred to federal prisons, U.S. immigration authorities confirmed Thursday. They said they’re running out of room at...

Kuznetsov and Holtby prove just as valuable as Ovechkin

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Ovechkin finally got to hoist the Stanley Cup and then he lifted the Conn Smythe Trophy, recognized the MVP of the Stanley Cup Final. Fellow Russian linemate Evgeny Kuznetsov and goaltender Braden Holtby certainly did their part, too. In helping...

Ex-Senate aide charged with lying about reporter contacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee...

US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issue

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in China has sent its second alert in two weeks to its citizens over unexplained health issues that have prompted the evacuation of a number of U.S. government employees working at a consulate in a southern city. Friday’s alert...

Shanghai meet shows China’s expansive goals in Central Asia

KHORGOS, Kazakhstan (AP) — At this remote crossing point along China’s border with Kazakhstan, mountains rise behind cranes shifting cargo containers from Chinese trains to cars on narrower track used in the states of the former Soviet Union. It’s all part of a...

US Embassy in China sends new alert over mystery health issues

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — US Embassy in China sends new alert over mystery health issues.

Gattis and Cole lead Astros past Rangers 5-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer and an RBI single, and Gerrit Cole allowed one run over six solid innings as the Houston Astros topped the Texas Rangers 5-2 on Thursday night. Alex Bregman also homered for the Astros, and Jose Altuve had three...

Alex Morgan scores, US women beat China 1-0

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Alex Morgan scored on a header in the 57th minute and the U.S. national team beat China 1-0 in an exhibition match Thursday night. The teams also will meet Tuesday night in Cleveland. China has already qualified for the 2019 World Cup in France. The...

Brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford new Ontario premier

TORONTO (AP) — The new premier of Ontario is the brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who became famous for smoking crack cocaine. Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives have won the provincial election in Canada’s most populous province. Doug Ford is a...

Washington Capitals win their first Stanley Cup title, beating Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Washington Capitals win their first Stanley Cup title, beating Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5.