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  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 16 9 .640 — Baltimore 12 11 .522 3 Tampa Bay 13 12 .520 3 Boston 12 13 .480 4 Toronto 12 14 .462 4½ Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 16 10 .615 — Atlanta 12 13 .480 3½ Miami 12 13 .480 3½ Washington 12 14 .462 4 Philadelphia 9 17 .346 7 Central Division W…

  • Obama presidential legacy begins to take shape

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is building the foundation for the legacy he wants to leave and making decisions that will reverberate beyond his presidency. Obama has decided to build his presidential library in…

  • AP PHOTOS: Egyptian doorman makes a rare trip home

    ABU AL-NASR, Egypt (AP) — Salama Osman’s day begins before the tenants of his Cairo apartment building wake and ends only after the last returns home at night, a work week without weekends. Except this…

  • Kerry honors victims in Kenya as talks focus on al-Shabaab

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry commemorated the victims of Kenya’s past and present terror attacks Monday, and offered American support in the fight against an increasingly diffuse but perhaps more dangerous…

  • French president visits Qatar, deepening ties to Gulf

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has arrived in Qatar at the start of a two-nation Gulf trip that will also include a visit to neighboring Saudi Arabia. The centerpiece of Hollande’s visit…

  • In Congress, income inequality fact of life for food servers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It’s their life. Many of the Capitol’s food servers, who make the meals, bus the tables and run…

  • With Walker a 2016 GOP force, Kasich and Snyder ponder runs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin’s Scott Walker has emerged as a force in the 2016 White House contest. It’s a position two other Republican governors from the Midwest, lesser known but similarly ambitious, undoubtedly would like…

  • The Latest on Nepal: Everest climbing season likely to end

    12 noon (0615 GMT Sherpas in Nepal are refusing to rebuild the route on Mount Everest that was destroyed by an earthquake-triggered avalanche more than one week ago, a decision which will likely end this…

  • Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice

    BOSTON (AP) — Winter’s full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their…

  • Retiring Hong Kong police chief slams radical protesters

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s outgoing top cop took a parting shot Monday at pro-democracy protesters who occupied busy streets in parts of the southern Chinese financial city for nearly three months last year.…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    BALTIMORE-POLICE DEATH Churches stress healing, justice BALTIMORE (AP) — In the first Sunday since unrest in Baltimore, churches turned to prayer and called for healing and justice in the wake of anger over the death…

  • Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race amid city unrest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate. Tensions…

  • O’Malley gets scrutiny over police record as Baltimore mayor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Martin O’Malley often casts Baltimore as the comeback city that overcame the ravages of drugs and violence when he was mayor. Now, weeks before the former Maryland governor expects to enter the…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia stocks rise on China stimulus hopes, Wall St. rebound BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose today after Wall Street rebounded and China’s leaders promised more measures to shore up slowing growth.…