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  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio; Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Pre-empted by coverage of the Monaco…

  • US officials: Iran enters Iraqi fight for key oil refinery

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants, contributing small numbers of troops —some are operating artillery and other heavy weapons — in support…

  • Another patch put in place for highway and transit funding

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects. The Senate approved the…

  • Highlights of Clinton emails on Benghazi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Friday released 296 emails, totaling 896 pages, that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton turned over to the State Department and the special committee investigating the 2012…

  • A closer look at Clinton email censored prior to its release

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the several hundred Hillary Rodham Clinton emails released Friday is a message, sent to the then-secretary of state, that the FBI asked be redacted before it was made public. The email,…

  • Deadline near, Senate faces last-minute vote on Patriot Act

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of…

  • Congress’ familiar path: short-term solutions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation’s highway and transit aid, they were…

  • Report: German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

    BERLIN (AP) — German media report that a 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets. Television station RTL says the three boys and a girl were born by cesarean section at a Berlin…

  • Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified “secret” at the request…

  • Myanmar president signs off on controversial population law

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s president has signed off on a controversial law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart. Critics warn it could be used to repress not only women, but…

  • California oil spill harder to clean up in choppy waters

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the California coast is thinner than a coat of paint and it’s becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said as more dead animals were…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 24 19 .558 — New York 22 20 .524 1½ Baltimore 19 20 .487 3 Boston 19 23 .452 4½ Toronto 19 25 .432 5½ Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 25 17 .595 — New York 24 19 .558 1½ Atlanta 20 21 .488 4½ Philadelphia 18 26 .409 8 Miami 16 27 .372 9½ Central Division W…

  • This date in baseball

    Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA May 24 1918 — Cleveland’s Stan Coveleski pitched 19 innings in the Indians’ 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Former pitcher Joe Wood hit a home run for the win.…

  • Friday’s College Baseball Scores

    FAR WEST Abilene Christian 2, Arizona 1 Arizona St. 11, Southern California 3 Cal State Fullerton 4, Long Beach St. 0 Oregon St. 4, California 0 UC Riverside 3, UC Santa Barbara 2 UCLA 3,…