Christie: I’ll sign budget deal, end government shutdown

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey’s budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the...

Umpire Hernandez sues MLB, claiming race discrimination

Toronto Blue Jays John Gibbons argues with home plate umpire Angel Hernandez during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Angel Hernandez, a big league...

South Korea military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has launched another ballistic missile. The launch is part of a string of test-firings in recent months as the North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. The...

DC appeals court orders EPA to move ahead with methane rule

FILE – In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. A federal appeals court in Washington says Pruitt overstepped his authority in trying to...

AP Source: Kevin Durant agrees to 2-year deal with Warriors

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors. The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the...

Little Rock club performer faces weapons charge

This Sunday, July 2, 2017 photo provided by the Jefferson County Sheriff shows Ricky Hampton, also known as Finese2Tymes, who was arrested in Alabama early Sunday, a day after a shooting at one of his concerts in Little Rock, Ark., the U.S. Marshal Service said. (Jefferson County...

Stars sign Radulov to richest free agent deal of offseason

FILE – In this April 1, 2017, file photo, Montreal Canadiens right wing Alexander Radulov celebrates his overtime goal during the team’s NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. If Montreal lets Radulov test the market following a 54-point...

Trout to miss All-Star Game because of injured thumb

FILE – In this June 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout speaks about his injured left thumb during a news conference prior to the team’s baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Anaheim, Calif. American League MVP Trout will miss the All-Star...

The Latest: Shapovalov gets into spat at Wimbledon

Germany’s Tommy Haas gestures during his Men’s Singles Match against Belgium’s Ruben Bemelmans on day one at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times...

Discussing crash, Venus Williams sheds tears at Wimbledon

Venus Williams of the United States smiles during her Women’s Singles Match against Belgium’s Elise Mertens on the opening day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams wiped tears...