LEADING OFF: D-backs, Rockies begin series; Sale up for Sox

Colorado Rockies’ Nolan Arenado follows the flight of his three-run, home run of San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Mark Melancon in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Denver. The Rockies won 7-5. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) A look at...

A look at Syria’s conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

U.S. military confirmed that it had shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group is in retreat across Syria and Iraq, and the contours of a new conflict among the array of parties battling it are already starting to appear. The U.S. military...

Supreme Court pushes Redskins’ name fight back to society

FILE – In this Dec. 26, 2015, file photo, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder walks the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law that bans offensive...

Black bears kill 2 in Alaska, including teen in extreme race

AP Photo/Mark Thiessen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That’s when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered...

APNewsBreak: Motive baffles UPS workplace shooting survivor

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco UPS driver recovering from a gunshot wound said Monday he does not understand why colleague Jimmy Lam shot him and killed three fellow workers at a company warehouse last week but does not believe the driver had...

US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at age 22

AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon CINCINNATI (AP) — Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said. The 22-year-old “has completed his journey home,”...

Family: Freed student who died has ‘completed his journey’

FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. More than 15 months after he gave a staged confession in North Korea, he is with his Ohio family again. But whether he is even aware of...

Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

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Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the deal to be acquired by Amazon was the result of a “whirlwind courtship.” Mackey made the remarks during a town hall with Whole Foods employees after the $13.7 billion deal was...

Cattle ranchers sue to return country-of-origin labeling

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Ranchers on Monday sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking a return of labels that clearly identify meat produced in other countries and imported to the United States. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in...