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Kimi Raikkonen hits pause on retirement to race NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen retired to Switzerland at the end of last year's Formula One season and has blissfully spent the last eight months with his young family. Did h...

Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court repealed in June a woman's constitutional right to an abortion, Wisconsin's 1849 law that bans the procedure except when a mother's life is at risk bec...

'Nowhere to hide' if war comes to Taiwan's front-line islands

NANGAN/DONGYIN, Taiwan, Aug 18 (Reuters) - On Taiwan's windswept Matsu islands, close to China's coast, one topic has been driving conversations in recent days: prospects of an invasion by Chi...

The cost of Orban's pro-Russian policy offers nothing to win but much to lose

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban gave a speech in the Romanian resort of Baile Tusnad in July 2022 that caused widespread outrage. In his speech, he criticized the mixing of European and non-Euro...

Mariners overcome Ohtani's 4 hits, sweep Angels 11-7

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's latest one-man show for the Los Angeles Angels included a two-run homer, a run-scoring triple, four hits and four RBIs. Ohtani is a two-way sup...

Jaguars release veteran NT Malcom Brown, save $3M in 2022

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Coming off a career year and still well shy of his 30th birthday, Malcom Brown should be able to help an NFL team this season. It just won't be Jacksonville...

Tight end Darren Waller returns to practice for Raiders

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas tight end Darren Waller was one of several key players who returned to practice for the Raiders on Wednesday. Waller had been out since late last mon...

Colts, Lions get physical on 1st day of joint practices

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich enjoyed watching Thursday’s feisty joint practice with Detroit. He welcomed the spirited play, the uptick in intensity, ev...

49ers-Vikings practice: Cousins is back; Lance is back home

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — This absence for Kirk Cousins was far more convenient for him and the Minnesota Vikings. After catching COVID-19 and staying home for five days in line with the c...

LeBron James inks 2-year, $97.1 million deal with Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension through the 2024-25 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, his agent announced Wednesday. Klut...

Pence tells GOP to stop lashing out at FBI over Trump search

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday implored fellow Republicans to stop lashing out at the FBI over the search of Donald Trump’s Florida home and denounced calls by s...

Mike Trout plans to return for Angels on Friday in Detroit

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Three-time AL MVP Mike Trout intends to return to the Los Angeles Angels' lineup on Friday in Detroit. Trout hasn't played since July 12, missing the Angels' p...

France and Britain brace for storms after enduring drought and heat waves

France and parts of the United Kingdom are gearing up for violent storms after a summer that saw weeks of drought and heat waves. Fierce rainstorms hammered France overnight, flooding subway stations...

Russian spacewalk cut short by bad battery in cosmonaut suit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Russian spacewalker had to rush back inside the International Space Station on Wednesday when the battery voltage in his spacesuit suddenly dropped. Rus...

First drought, now downpours as storms slam France, England

PARIS (AP) — After a summer of drought, heat waves and forest fires, violent storms are whipping France and neighboring countries and have flooded Paris subway stations, snarled traffic and disrupted ...