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Hamilton-Verstappen's Formula 1 duel hits the track in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton were both quicker than Red Bull's Max Verstappen in Friday's first practice for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix. ...

Baldwin: Killing of cinematographer was 'tragic accident'

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Alec Baldwin said Friday that the killing of a cinematographer who died after Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set was a “tragic accident,” as authorities investigated the sho...

Peter Scolari of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies,' dies at 66

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on “Newhart” and a closeted dad on “Girls” and who was on Broadway with longtime friend ...

K-State aims for big bounceback after 9 wins last season

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After back-to-back losing seasons, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber knew he needed to make some changes this year, so he brought in a couple of former Marines to put the Wildcats ...

Russian, Tajik troops hold joint drills near Afghan border

MOMIRAK FIRING RANGE, Tajikistan (AP) — Russian and Tajik troops conducted joint drills Friday near Tajikistan's border with Afghanistan, as part of efforts to prepare for possible security threats is...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins invests in Premier League club

Three-time Pro Bowl safety Malcolm Jenkins spent his bye week building his portfolio. Jenkins, a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Saints and Eagles, became a minority investor i...

Caro exhibit 'Turn the Page' is a window into his world

NEW YORK (AP) — Days shy of his 86th birthday, Robert A. Caro has reached the point where his own life is a piece of history. The New-York Historical Society has established a perman...

England-India cricket test series to be completed in July

LONDON (AP) — The decisive match of the test series between England and India has been rearranged for next July after the original date was called off last month amid health concerns among India’s pla...

Australia asks why Hong Kong considers lobsters national security risk

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia said it is seeking answers from China on why its lobster exports have been blocked, after a top Hong Kong customs official said Beijing had imposed trade restrictions and ...

Art Taipei launches virtual gallery featuring edible NFTs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Art Taipei fair presented modern art and NFTs from 124 galleries on Thursday (Oct. 21) at Taipei World Trade Center Hall No. 1. Vice President William Lai (賴...

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside...

Thursday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALL A Congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team and how the league handled it. ...

Week 8 Preview: Chip vs. Oregon; Pickett's Heisman chance

The last three weeks have featured a team ranked in the top three of the AP college football poll losing to an unranked team. That streak will be tough to extend in Week 8. ...

LEADING OFF: Astros try to clinch trip to World Series

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ BACK ON THE HILL Astros rookie Luis García will start against the Red Sox in Game 6 of the...