Gurriel homers twice as Astros punch playoff ticket

HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Fr...

The Latest: US identifies remains of 2 Korean War soldiers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments about the remains of American servicemen who were killed during the Korean War (all times local): 2:45 p.m. President D...

Cano has 3 RBIs as Mariners rout Astros 9-0

HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Cano drove in three runs, three players homered and seven pitchers combined for a five-hitter in Seattle's 9-0 rout of the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. ...

Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell service

BOSTON (AP) — Two shark attacks on Cape Cod this summer are underscoring the need for better cellphone service at some of the region's most secluded beaches. Local officials say the ...

Film Review: 'House With a Clock' is a real time suck

The 10-year-old hero at the center of the film "The House With a Clock in Its Wall" likes to look up words in the dictionary, like "foreboding" and "indomitable." He might want to be familiar with the...

Trump Jr. mocks sexual assault claim against Kavanaugh

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son on Monday appeared to mock the sexual assault allegations against his father's nominee for the Supreme Court. Christine Blasey For...

Business Highlights

___ Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better t...

Henri Bendel, 123-year-old luxury retailer, closes the doors

NEW YORK (AP) — The luxury retailer Henri Bendel, which opened its doors in New York's Greenwich Village at the end of the 19th century, is closing. L Brands Inc., which acquired the...

US mechanic denies lying to agents in terrorism probe

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An automobile mechanic has been charged with lying to federal agents who were investigating his shipments of medical supplies to his native Pakistan. Farheed A...

US identifies 2 Korean War dead from North Korea remains

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says that two Korean War dead have been identified from remains turned over to the U.S. in July by North Korea. Mattis tells Pentagon r...

Tony Finau added to US Ryder Cup team as captain's pick

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tony Finau has been named to the Ryder Cup team, the final pick by U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Finau joins Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as...

Bregman HR helps Astros top Red Sox 5-3; go for sweep Sunday

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman hit his 30th home run, Charlie Morton returned from the disabled list with five solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Saturday for their sevent...

Past goose-steppers proud of place in North Korean parades

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Even two decades after he fled North Korea, even with an abiding hatred of the ruling dictatorship, Sim Ju-il sometimes still relives the days when he goose-stepped past the ...

Bregman, Gattis homer in Astros' 9-1 win over Twins

HOUSTON (AP) — With the way Alex Bregman has been swinging the bat lately, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch said it's a shame the team has an off day on Thursday. Bregman homered an...

Bregman, Gattis homer in Astros' 9-1 win over Twins

HOUSTON (AP) — With the way Alex Bregman has been swinging the bat lately, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch said it's a shame the team has an off day on Thursday. Bregman homered an...