KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals whipped out the same formula that carried them to last year's World Series to turn back the Houston Astros and tie their AL Division Series at a game apiece.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea is holding what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever Saturday for the 70th anniversary of its ruling party's creation, an attention-getting event that is the government's way of showing the world and its own people the Kim dynasty — now in its third generation — is firmly in control and its military a power to be reckoned with.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson and Trombone Shorty are among the performing artists who will help celebrate the arts at the White House on Wednesday.
SEATTLE (AP) — The 18-year-old college student singled out by the shooter as the "lucky one" to survive and deliver a package to law enforcement spoke for the first time Friday about the massacre in Roseburg, Oregon.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):
A look at what's happening around the major leagues Saturday:
SEATTLE (AP) — President Barack Obama looked toward the 2016 elections Friday evening, stumping for Democratic Sen. Patty Murray with a fundraiser in Washington state.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey lived up to his reputation as a pitcher who craves the ball in October, helping the St. Louis Cardinals cool off the upstart Chicago Cubs.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One survivor of last month's crush and stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia recalled seeing so many bodies that he couldn't tell how many there were.
A US judge halted the scheduled executions of eight inmates in Arkansas, preventing what would have been the state's first lethal injections in a decade amid controversy over the drugs used. The death row inmates, with the first two executions set for October 21, had demanded to know which lethal drugs would be used to put them to death, after botched executions elsewhere in the country triggered outcry. In his ruling, Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Wendell Griffen issued a restraining order as part of the inmates' case challenging an Arkansas law allowing the state to withhold information about lethal drug manufacturers or suppliers.
China has completed the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over Beijing's maritime ambitions. A completion ceremony was held for the lighthouses on Cuateron Reef and Johnson South Reef in the Spratly islands, Xinhua said late on Friday. The United States and the Philippines have opposed the construction.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.
NEW YORK (AP) — California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state.
CHICAGO (AP) — Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.