Cards’ Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

St. Louis Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright hits a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, April 21, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adam Wainwright homered and drove in four runs while...

Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

Chicago Bulls’ Dwyane Wade (3) and Boston Celtics’ Terry Rozier battle for a loose ball during the first quarter of Game 3 of a first-round NBA playoff basketball series in Chicago, Friday, April 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) CHICAGO (AP) — The...

The Latest: Pence says US will honor refugee deal

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speedh during his visit at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Pence praised Indonesia’s democracy and moderate form of Islam on Thursday alongside the president of the world’s most populous...

United CEO won't add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

AP Photo/Richard Drew DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of an April passenger-dragging incident, will not be automatically adding the title of chairman in 2018 as planned. The company said...

Williams the OT hero as Caps beat Leafs in Game 5

Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal during the first period of Game 5 in an NHL Stanley Cup hockey first-round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Friday, April 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) WASHINGTON (AP) — Justin...

US Rig Count Rises 10 This Week To 857; Texas Up 6

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 10 this week to 857. A year ago, 431 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 688 rigs sought oil and 167 explored for natural gas this week. Two...

Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, a woman holds a sign at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco. The Trump administration is moving beyond rhetoric in its effort to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration...

Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t let the vault door hit you on the way out. Getting forced out of a job is painful, but a couple (dozen) million dollars help salve the wound. The latest big name to get a big payment with a bye-bye from the boss is Bill...

Authorities: Firefighter Said He Sexually Assaulted Teens

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio firefighter confessed to sexually assaulting four teenagers in his department’s cadet program, sometimes in paid sexual encounters, while he was an instructor. Twenty-three-year-old Jonathan Monroe is charged in Clark County...

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves as he gets into his car after arriving in Sydney, Friday, April 21, 2017. Pence will meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday as part of his 10-day, four country trip to Asia. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) SYDNEY (AP) —...