McCann, A-Rod and Yankees break loose again, rout Red Sox
Boston mayor wants ban on chewing tobacco at ballparks
Asian stocks mostly higher as investors await US data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.
8 cities win open-data contest from ex-NYC mayor BloombergNEW YORK (AP) ? Jackson, Mississippi, and Mesa, Arizona, aim to make troves of data about city operations available online for the first time. Tulsa, Oklahoma, plans to make its data releases more useful for the public. Seattle wants to use contract data to help ensure vendors deliver on their promises.
Paper: FBI investigating security of Clinton emails
Mexico journalist seeking refuge in capital never felt safe
Obama to evoke ghosts of Iraq, Soviet Union in Iran plea
President Barack Obama will present the Iran nuclear debate as the most momentous US foreign policy decision since the Iraq war, in a fresh history-evoking bid to win support. In the address to the American University in Washington, Obama will frame Congress' polarizing debate over the deal as "the most consequential" since lawmakers in 2002 backed George W. Bush's drive to war, according to a White House official. Obama has long argued that vote represented a grave mistake that pushed the United States into eight blood-soaked years of unneccessary conflict.
The Latest: California wildfire 20 percent contained
Mexico City murder deepens threatened journalists' fears
Mexico City was once seen as an island of refuge in one of the world's most dangerous countries for reporters, but the brutal killing of a prominent photojournalist has shattered that image. The death of news photographer Ruben Espinosa in a gory five-victim homicide has unleashed new fears for other journalists who, like him, have fled to the capital after receiving threats in their hometowns. There are currently at least a dozen journalists from around the country sheltering in Mexico City because they fear for their safety in a nation where, according to Reporters Without Borders, at least 88 of their colleagues have been murdered in the last 15 years.
Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spot
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) ? A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more.