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Noseda extends tenure with National Symphony through 2026-27

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gianandrea Noseda’s contract as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra has been extended by two years through the 2026–2027 season. The 58-year-old Itali...

Contracts expired, union to picket Atlantic City's Tropicana

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Unable to reach new contracts with the Atlantic City casinos, the city's main casino workers union will begin picketing outside one of them Wednesday. Loca...

Israel says Iran spied on nuclear inspectors two decades ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it has proof that Iran stole classified documents from the U.N. atomic energy agency nearly two decades ago and used them to conceal its nuclear activities from in...

For Heat, no championship made season feel like 'a waste'

MIAMI (AP) — A frustrated Bam Adebayo tore his jersey apart as he walked off the court after the final buzzer. Erik Spoelstra made no effort to hide his sadness about how the Miami Heat's season ended...

Liberal Los Angeles could take right turn in mayor's race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many voters in heavily Democratic Los Angeles are seething over rising crime and homelessness and that could prompt the city to take a turn to the political right for the first time...

Today in History: May 27, Queen Mary's maiden voyage

Today in History Today is Friday, May 27, the 147th day of 2022. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, ...

Shell-Pennzoil inks 5-year extension across Penske portfolio

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske signed a five-year contract extension with Shell-Pennzoil on Thurdsay that covers Team Penske, IndyCar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and most of Penske's portfolio. ...

Envoy: Iran nuclear deal looks 'tenuous' but worth seeking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' top negotiator for Iran nuclear talks made the case to lawmakers Wednesday for sticking with what may be a last try for a deal reimposing limits on Iran’s nuclear ...

Salah on revenge mission in Champions League final

Mohamed Salah could easily have given the kind of diplomatic answer trotted out by most soccer players. He just couldn’t. Was there a preference, Salah was asked mi...

Social media hammered by mounting questions over advertising

Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, depending on which Elon Mus...

McLaurin, Young absent for Commanders' 1st offseason workout

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terry McLaurin was a no-show for the Washington Commanders' first on-field workout of the offseason while negotiations on a contract extension are ongoing for the team's top receiv...

With Mbappé staying, PSG lays first brick in rebuild

Kylian Mbappé's decision to reject Real Madrid and commit to Paris Saint-Germain for three more seasons marks the start of a large rebuilding project at the French league champion. ...

Mbappe celebrates new deal with 3 goals, Marseille takes 2nd

PARIS (AP) — Three more years, three more goals. Kylian Mbappe celebrated a new-three year deal to stay at Paris Saint-Germain with a hat trick for the French champions against strug...

Mbappé signs new 3-year PSG deal after rejecting Real Madrid

PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé celebrated with fans at Parc des Princes then scored a hat trick after signing a new three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday and turning down the chance aga...

Two fast-food chains in Taiwan quick to capitalize on McDonald’s French fries shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two fast-food chains in Taiwan are taking advantage of McDonald’s French fries shortage, with one offering discounts on French fries and the other promoting its swee...