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Saturday’s Scoreboard

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...

APNewsBreak: Yellowstone park cracks down on sex harassment

AP Photo/Robert Graves BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park’s maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found female employees were subjected to sexual harassment and other problems. The move comes as...

APNewsBreak: Yellowstone park cracks down on sex harassment

AP Photo/Robert Graves BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park’s maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found female employees were subjected to sexual harassment and other problems. The move comes as...

Demands for sex, bias against women at some national parks

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent says he’s taking action against as many as 10 employees following a sex harassment investigation. Similar problems have surfaced at some of the nation’s other premier parks and among senior...

19 attorneys general seek military transgender protections

AP Photo/Marco Garcia HONOLULU (AP) — The top legal officers in 18 states and the District of Columbia have asked Congress to pass legislation prohibiting discrimination against transgender service members. Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin sent the letter dated Thursday...

Wisconsin governor calls special session on Foxconn deal

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster MADISON, Wis. (AP) — With an aggressive timeline to turn dirt as early as this year, Gov. Scott Walker on Friday called the Legislature into special session to consider a $3 billion incentive package to complete a deal with global electronics giant...