Column: Baseball plays parity game as well as any sport
Man who died in police fight wanted for beating 97-year-oldSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A man who died after a fight with San Francisco police Thursday was wanted in the beating of a 97-year-old who employed him as a caretaker and later died from the attack, authorities said.
Huckabee earned nearly $4M from speeches, publishing in 2014DENVER (AP) ? Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2014 earned nearly $1 million from giving speeches and nearly $3 million from a publishing company that he runs, according to financial records the Republican presidential filed Friday with federal regulators.
Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) ? Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing ? and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency.
Debris brings MH370 mystery 'closer' than ever to answers
Plane debris that washed up on an Indian Ocean island is from a Boeing 777, Malaysian authorities said Friday, making it almost certainly the first piece of wreckage recovered from missing flight MH370. This could be the convincing evidence that MH370 went down in the Indian Ocean," Malaysia's deputy transport minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi told AFP. The Malaysia Airlines flight was one of only three Boeing 777s to have been involved in major incidents, along with the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine last year and the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco airport in 2013 that left three dead.
Missing father of golfer Billy Hurley found safe in Texas
Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion groupSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A federal judge has blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of abortion providers by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader.
Judge orders Goodell, Brady appear in court Aug. 12, 19
NEW YORK (AP) ? The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension ordered the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to appear in court twice in mid-August.
Woods in contention at Quicken Loans after a 5-under 66
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) ? Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.
Kerry to push Malaysia on human trafficking during visitWASHINGTON (AP) ? Secretary of State John Kerry will push Malaysia to redouble its efforts against human trafficking during an upcoming visit for regional security talks, a senior State Department official said Friday.