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  • Pope Francis asks bullied Chicago girl to sing for him

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to…

  • Colon throws 8 shutout innings, Mets beat Phillies 3-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon breezed through eight snappy innings and the New York Mets got homers from Curtis Granderson and Michael Conforto, extending their dominant run against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 3-1…

  • New York – Penn League

    McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Staten Island (Yankees) 36 32 .529 — Hudson Valley (Rays) 35 32 .522 ½ Aberdeen (Orioles) 35 33 .515 1 Brooklyn (Mets) 31 37 .456 5 Pinckney Division W…

  • Female fan hit by McCann’s bat

    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann’s bat slipped out of his hands and hit a female fan near the Boston Red Sox dugout in the seventh inning of Monday night’s game. The…

  • D.C. police ask for help finding missing 70-year-old woman

    WASHINGTON — D.C. police are asking for help finding a 70-year-old woman who was reported missing on Sunday. Patricia Lukasik, of Evarts Street, Northeast, is described as standing 5-feet-2-inches tall, weighing 110-120 pounds, with a…

  • Briles says No. 4 Baylor not distracted by investigation

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Art Briles said Monday that his team isn’t distracted by the school president’s call for an independent investigation into the handling of a sexual assault complaint against former transfer…

  • New York – Penn League

    McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Staten Island (Yankees) 36 32 .529 — Hudson Valley (Rays) 35 32 .522 ½ Aberdeen (Orioles) 35 33 .515 1 Brooklyn (Mets) 31 37 .456 5 Pinckney Division W…

  • Fight Schedule

    Sept. 5 At Dresden, Germany, Juergen Braehmer vs. Konni Konrad, 12, for Braehmer’s WBA World light heavyweight title; Agron Czila vs. Grigol Abuladze, 12, cruiserweights. Sept. 6 At American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas (CBS),…

  • UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria “destroyed”

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United Nations says that a satellite image confirms that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian town of Palmyra has been destroyed. There had been…

  • State Dept. releases 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department released roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is now deemed classified. Department officials…

  • LEADING OFF: Bumgarner vs. Greinke, rosters reboot

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: ____ ACE IT Giants vs. Dodgers, Madison Bumgarner vs. Zack Greinke. A marquee matchup as San Francisco tries to draw closer to LA in…

  • AL Central-leading Royals make deal to get Gomes from Braves

    ATLANTA (AP) — The AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals have reached a deal to get outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the deal weren’t immediately disclosed. Gomes left Monday night’s game in…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Monday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, 6-3, 6-3, 3-0, retired. David Goffin (14),…

  • Rihanna excited to celebrate 10 years in music industry

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna says she’s thrilled to have had a decade-long career in music and she plans on celebrating the feat at some point this year. “Definitely a very big deal for me.…

  • In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic…