Scuffling Mets could be big sellers at trade deadline

New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz (32) hands the ball to New York Mets manager Terry Collins (10) during the second inning of a a baseball game, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) When the season began, the New York Mets thought they’d be...

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

AP Photo/Evan Agostini LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show “Mission: Impossible,” then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of...

Health plan hinges on the young, but they’re a tough sell

In this July 12, 2017, photo, Julian Senn-Raemont poses for a portrait in downtown Woodstock, Ill. The 24-year-old writer-musician hasn’t known a world without a health care safety net and hates being forced by law to get coverage. Insurers need young, healthy enrollees...

Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline

In this July 6, 2017 photo, Kim Mueller, left, administers a test to Alan Sweet, where he describes an illustration, as part of a University of Wisconsin-Madison study on dementia. The study found that for some people subtle changes in everyday speech can be correlated with early...

Flash flood kills 5 children, 4 adults at Arizona swim hole

Members of the Tonto Rim Search and Rescue team exit a section of forest after searching along the banks of the East Verde River for victims of a flash flood, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. Search and rescue crews, including 40 people on foot and others in a helicopter,...

Maduro foes: Over 7 million vote in Venezuelan referendum

Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro as they waits for the results of a of a symbolic referendum in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 16, 2017. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans lined up across the country and in expatriate...

What we learned at Wimbledon: Never count out Roger Federer

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after beating Croatia’s Marin Cilic in the Men’s Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) LONDON (AP) — Never...
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Pro Baseball: Cabrera draws walk-off walk as Tigers top Jays

By The Associated Press DETROIT — The Tigers’ top players created a winning rally without doing much of anything. Alex Avila, Justin Upton and Miguel Cabrera drew walks in the 11th inning, the last with the bases loaded, giving Detroit a 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue...
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Monday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 51 41 .554 — New York 47 42 .528 2½ Tampa Bay 49 44 .527 2½ Toronto 42 49 .462 8½ Baltimore 42 49 .462 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 47 43 .522 — Minnesota 46 45 .505 1½ Kansas City 45 45...

Vigil held to remember 4 men found dead on Pennsylvania farm

AP Photo/Matt Rourke YARDLEY, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of family, friends and community members in Pennsylvania have gathered for a vigil to remember four missing young men who were killed and their remains buried on a sprawling family farm. The vigil was held Sunday night at...