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Tuesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 42 34 .553 — New York 40 33 .548 ½ Tampa Bay 40 38 .513 3 Baltimore 37 38 .493 4½ Toronto 36 39 .480 5½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 40 35 .533 — Minnesota 39 35 .527 ½ Kansas City 37 37...

CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund....

Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

FILE – In this Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. The Supreme Court has ruled that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs....

These senators will make or break the GOP’s health care push

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, pauses as he speaks to reporters outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who...

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP’s ‘Obamacare’ repeal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks with his chief of staff Sharon Soderstrom, right, and communications staff director Antonia Ferrier, left, as they walk to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a...

LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Joe Blanton, right, is pulled from the game by manager Dusty Baker (12) during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) A look at what’s happening all...

U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction

FILE – This Jan. 12, 2014 file photo shows members of the Irish rock band U2, from left, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr., Bono, and The Edge at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Clayton thanked his bandmates on Monday,...

Nolasco ends winless drought, Angels end Dodgers’ win streak

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his...

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Best Style & Game Winner Award winner, Russell Westbrook, poses in the press room at the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Russell...

The Latest: 3 CNN journalists resign over retracted story

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a retracted CNN story about a supposed investigation in a Donald Trump associated and the head of a Russian investment fund (all times local): 8 p.m. CNN says it has accepted the resignations of three employees involved in a...