The Latest: Aircraft, vessels search for missing US sailors

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Navy ship collision (all times local):…

Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Police are calling it grand theft avocado. Southern California authorities say three produce company workers have been arrested in the theft of up to $300,000 worth of avocados. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department says they were arrested...

Twins sign top draft pick Royce Lewis

Minnesota Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey, second from left, shows first overall MLB draft pick Royce Lewis, right, where to sign his contract as Lewis was introduced to the media between games of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in...

Scalise upgraded from ‘critical’ to ‘serious’ condition

FILE – In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., congressional officials say. (AP Photo/J. Scott...

All talk, few trades before NHL’s expansion roster freeze

File-This Oct. 2, 2015, file photo shows Arizona Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (41) in the first period during a preseason NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes have traded longtime starting goaltender Smith to the Calgary Flames. Arizona received...

The Latest: Fleetwood, Harman trade birdies at 15 at US Open

Tommy Fleetwood, of England, reacts after a birdie on the 12th hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/A Charlie Riedel) ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 6...

Search continues for US sailors after ship crash off Japan

The damage of the right side of the USS Fitzgerald is seen off Shimoda, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, after the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship, Saturday, June 16, 2017. The U.S. Navy says the USS Fitzgerald suffered damage below the water line on its starboard side...

Cincinnati Celebrates Hometown Star Pete Rose With Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are celebrating the unveiling of hometown star Pete Rose’s statue. Baseball’s all-time hits leader is still banned from major league baseball for betting on games, but the Reds have been allowed in recent years to recognize his...

Excommunicating mobsters? Vatican eyes new legal doctrine

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has long railed against corruption and the mafia, but now the Vatican is considering developing a whole doctrine around excommunicating corrupt and mafia-tinged Catholics. The Vatican this week hosted its first conference on corruption and...

Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry's

AP Photo/Wilson Ring MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday on a Ben & Jerry’s factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social...