Cole wins 19th in row, beats Phils 6-3 in pinstripes debut

NEW YORK (AP) — This was not what Gerrit Cole had in mind for his debut in pinstripes, and yet it was. Cole won his home debut for the New York Yankees, extending his regular-season ...

China, Australia spar on Twitter over South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Pham, Tatis homer in 9th, Padres rally for 8-7 win over Rox

DENVER (AP) — Tommy Pham hit a three-run homer in the ninth after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it with two outs, and the San Diego Padres rallied for an 8-7 win over Colorado on Friday night to spoil the R...

Chinese long-range bombers join drills over South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that long-range bombers were among the aircraft that took part in recent aerial drills over the South China Sea amid rising tensions between Washington and Beijing o...

Portugal declares state of alert over wildfires

Portugal has issued a fire alert for Monday and Tuesday amid hot conditions, as more than 800 firefighters successfully fought a huge wildfire blazing across central regions of the country. The count...

Serbia seeks more warplanes amid Balkan tensions

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia will strengthen its armed forces and is seeking to purchase more warplanes amid simmering tensions in the Balkans, the Serbian president said Sunday. P...

In a future bomber force, old and ugly beats new and snazzy

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. (AP) — In the topsy-turvy world of U.S. strategic bombers, older and uglier sometimes beats newer and snazzier. As the Air Force charts a bomber future i...

Russia skeptical about nuclear pact extension prospects

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top diplomat said Friday he's not very optimistic about prospects for an extension of the last remaining U.S.-Russia arms control agreement because of Washington's focus on maki...

Military expert praises recent US Navy exercises near Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy 7th Fleet announced Wednesday (July 8) that two ships entered the South China Sea after conducting military exercises near the Philippines. On Wednesday, ...

Yanks schedule exhibition games vs Mets, Phillies July 18-20

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have scheduled preseason exhibitions against the crosstown Mets and Philadelphia Phillies. The Yankees and Mets will play at Citi Field on Friday...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 7, the 189th day of 2020. There are 177 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 7,...

Yankees hold 1st camp intrasquad game of virus era

NEW YORK (AP) — No fans. No music. A bullpen catcher calling balls and strikes. Still, for one night at least, the New York Yankees played something resembling a baseball game in the...

US troops could shift to Asia-Pacific as China threat increases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military could be realigning its forces with the intention of putting more focus on the Indo-Pacific region in order to counter China’s increasing threat. ...

July 4th military flyovers to go over DC, 4 other cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's July Fourth celebration will feature an extensive U.S. military air show over Washington, D.C., but four other cities will get mini-versions of the air power...

Duterte pleads for calm after police fatally shoot troops

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president flew to the country’s volatile south on Friday to plead with military forces not to retaliate following the fatal police shootings of four soldie...