Back in business: Winslow working on sequel to ‘The Cartel’

NEW YORK (AP) — Crime writer Don Winslow just can’t leave the drug wars alone. A year after he swore there’d be no sequel to “The Cartel,” his acclaimed follow-up to “The Power of the Dog,” Winslow tweeted Wednesday he’s begun a...

Professor in Utah told not to give fake urine to students

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Brigham Young University physiology professor will no longer be offering students the chance to drink what they think is real urine as part of a class demonstration. Assistant professor Jason Hansen has been told to just explain the lesson next time...

Gomes’ Single In 11th Gives Indians 5-4 Win Over Rangers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yan Gomes’ single scored Lonnie Chisenhall with the winning run in the 11th inning and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Wednesday night. Alex Claudio (1-1) gave up Chisenhall’s double over third base to start the inning. Gomes...

Police: Passer-by, wife killed in Arizona domestic dispute

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A domestic dispute erupted into a double slaying after a possible good Samaritan stopped by a crashed SUV in a Phoenix suburb, police said Wednesday. Police in Mesa, Arizona, said in a court document that 38-year-old Christopher Glen Wright told them he...

Albers’ 1st hit since 2007 leads ChiSox over Mets 2-1 in 13

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — Told he was going to hit in the 13th inning, Matt Albers scrambled. The Chicago White Sox reliever had not batted since 2009, had not gotten a hit since he was a rookie in 2007. Since he pitches right-handed but bats from the other...

Midwest League

___ Fort Wayne 6, South Bend 2 Clinton 5, Quad Cities 4 Bowling Green at Lake County, 6:30 p.m. Lansing at Dayton, 7:00 p.m. West Michigan at Great Lakes, 7:05 p.m. Quad Cities at Clinton, 7:21 p.m. Burlington at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Beloit, 8:00 p.m. Wisconsin...

The Latest: Mom Of Boy In Gorilla Pen Shouted: ‘Be Calm!’

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Cincinnati Zoo gorilla after a child got into its enclosure (all times local): 4:20 p.m. In a 911 call, the mother of the 3-year-old boy who entered a Cincinnati Zoo gorilla enclosure pleads for help while shouting at him...

UCLA students struggled with unlocked doors during shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure doors they said did not lock. With rumors swirling that there could be as many as four...

CTE research moves on, even without the NFL’s money

AP Photo/Steven Senne BOSTON (AP) — Researchers are moving ahead with efforts to develop a diagnostic test for chronic traumatic encephalopathy – even without the NFL’s help. Some of the nation’s top brain scientists gathered Wednesday at the Boston...
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Uber raises $3.5 billion from Saudi investment fund

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber said Wednesday it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi Arabia. The oil-rich nation’s sovereign investment fund is putting $3.5 billion into the global transportation company, and will get a seat on Uber’s...