Soroka, Acuña lead Braves to a 4-1 victory over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Soroka carried a perfect game into the sixth inning, Ronald Acuña Jr. homered twice and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Monday night. A...

Clinic director: May sue over North Dakota abortion law

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Abortion rights supporters are considering a lawsuit over a new North Dakota law that would require the clinic to read women a "junk science" script about reversing a medication abo...

Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more th...

Season over, Real Madrid faces turbulent summer

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The best thing for Real Madrid about this season is that it is finally over. A humiliating 2-0 loss at home to Real Betis on the last day of the Spanish leagu...

Speaker stuns Morehouse grads, to pay off $40M student debt

A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans __ estimated at $40 ...

Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long has announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payt...

Officer quits after confronting black man picking up trash

DENVER (AP) — A white Colorado police officer who pulled out his gun during a confrontation with a black man picking up trash around his dormitory resigned this week under an agreement that lets him c...

Jackson plays for record 14th team, Blue Jays lose to Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Edwin Jackson thinks his new place in baseball history has as much to do with his reputation as it does his repertoire. Nearly 16 years after Jackson made his bi...

Cap-strapped Vikings sign 1st-round pick Garrett Bradbury

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round draft pick Garrett Bradbury, the center from North Carolina State selected with the 18th overall pick. The deal will...

Taiwan's EVA Air flight attendants begin voting on whether to strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air flight attendants who are members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union began voting on Monday (May 13) to decide whether to call for a strike, and the union is c...

Business Highlights

___ China retaliates on tariffs, stock markets go into a slide BEIJING (AP) — Deepening its trade battle with the U.S. and sending financial markets spinning, China...

Liz Weston: The life-changing magic of working a bit longer

Retirement experts frequently recommend working longer if you haven't saved enough. But you may not realize just how powerful a little extra work can be. Researchers who compared the...

Amazon to employees: We'll pay you to quit and haul packages

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we'll help you start a business delivering Amazon package. ...

Women's World Cup Group C team capsules

The teams playing in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, with ranking, qualification, appearances, coach, players to watch, facts to know and the state of women's soccer in each nation: ...

Romania's Roma communities still live in abject poverty

It's a mere 30-minute drive from the Romanian city of Sibiu to the village of Altana, which feels like it is stuck in a bygone era. High up above the road, a stork watches from his nest, old Trans...