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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 55 46 .545 — Boston 56 48 .538 ½ Tampa Bay 53 51 .510 3½ Baltimore 48 53 .475 7 Toronto 48 55 .466 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 55 45 .550 — Kansas City 54 47 .535 1½ Minnesota 49 51...

Lifetime movie 'Flint' dramatizes city's water crisis

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Melissa Mays, a resident of Flint, Michigan, came armed to discuss the city’s tainted water crisis and a new Lifetime TV movie dramatizing it. Mays, speaking to a TV critics’ meeting Friday in Beverly Hills, California, pointed to...

Judge allows Chicago-area sweetened beverage tax to begin

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages sold in the Chicago area was dismissed Friday by a judge who also dissolved a temporary restraining order that had stopped it from being implemented. The tax originally was to take effect July...

Katie Couric leaving Yahoo news site

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is leaving the online company Oath, formerly Yahoo, where she has been conducting interviews and reporting news since 2014. The former “Today” show host and “CBS Evening News” anchor will be concentrating on production...

Leading Disney parks 'Imagineer' Martin Sklar dies at 83

AP Photo/Jae C Hong LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, a right-hand man of Walt Disney and central figure in the development and expansion of his company’s theme parks around the world, has died. Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown confirmed...

Wells Fargo in another scandal, this time in auto lending

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Scandal-plagued Wells Fargo is back in hot water for signing customers up for products that they didn’t need or want. This time it’s auto insurance, and the bank says it may have cost about 20,000 people their cars. San...

Katie Couric leaving the former Yahoo news website

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is leaving the online company Oath, formerly Yahoo, where she has been conducting interviews and reporting news since 2014. The former “Today” show host and “CBS Evening News” anchor will be concentrating on production...

Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS’ Kelly WH chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Gen. John F. Kelly is his new White House chief of staff. That means Reince Priebus is out. Trump tweeted: “I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a...

Obamacare: The social program with 9 lives

AP Photo/Cliff Owen WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s surprise vote early Friday was only the latest narrow escape for “Obamacare” – the social program with nine lives that has survived dozens of congressional attempts to kill it, and two Supreme Court...

Higher prices, fewer options lurk after health bill collapse

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis The health care law of the land has survived for now, but it needs help – and it needs it soon. Soaring prices and fewer choices may greet customers when they return to the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces this fall, in part...