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  • Police officer wounded, suspect killed in Boston shootout

    BOSTON (AP) — A suspect in a motor vehicle stop has opened fire on Boston police and seriously wounded an officer before being killed by authorities. An apparent bystander also has been injured. The shootout…

  • Minnesota-Duluth beats Minnesota 4-1 in NCAA play

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Willie Raskob had a goal and an assist in a three-goal flurry in the first period and Minnesota-Duluth beat Minnesota 4-1 on Friday night in the first round of the Northeast…

  • St. Olaf College cancels baseball season over hazing

    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — St. Olaf College announced Friday that it is canceling the rest of its baseball season because of hazing. St. Olaf said federal law and college policy limit its ability to discuss…

  • Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he’s retiring next year. He immediately endorsed brash…

  • California couple’s kidnap-for-ransom claim: Things to know

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California woman and her boyfriend say kidnappers entered their house in the middle of the night this week, abducted the woman and held her for ransom before releasing her two…

  • Clerics urge US to end family detention of immigrants

    DILLEY, Texas (AP) — About 80 faith leaders from around the U.S. have signed a letter to President Barack Obama urging the government to stop detaining immigrant families, while high-ranking clerics visiting a South Texas…

  • Peterson’s overtime goal lifts St. Cloud to regional victory

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Freshman Judd Peterson scored at 8:11 of overtime to give St. Cloud State a 3-2 victory over Michigan Tech on Friday in the West Regional semifinals in the NCAA hockey tournament.…

  • France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France’s foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Laurent…

  • Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco jury decided that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for…

  • Cubs hit 4 homers off Samardzija in win over White Sox

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Facing his former team, Jeff Samardzija gave up two-run homers to Jorge Soler and Chris Coghlan and solo shots to Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo as the White Sox lost 6-3…

  • Colorado defends pot law, says states free to legalize weed

    DENVER (AP) — States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked the nation’s highest court…

  • About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved. Many are migrant…

  • Ranuado goes 6 in Rangers’ 7-6 loss to A’s

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony Ranaudo pitched six solid innings and Elvis Andrus, Jake Smolinski and Chris Gimenez each drove in runs for Texas before the Oakland Athletics rallied in the ninth for a 7-6…

  • PGA-Valero Texas Open Par Scores

    Friday At TPC San Antonio, Oaks Course San Antonio Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 a-denotes amateur Second Round Jimmy Walker 71-67—138 -6 Aaron Baddeley 68-71—139 -5 Charley Hoffman 67-72—139 -5 Kevin Na 72-68—140…

  • PGA-Valero Texas Open Scores

    Friday At TPC San Antonio, Oaks Course San Antonio Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 a-denotes amateur Second Round Jimmy Walker 71-67—138 Aaron Baddeley 68-71—139 Charley Hoffman 67-72—139 Kevin Na 72-68—140 Jordan Spieth 71-69—140…