Today in History
NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Court records show investigators seized computer equipment and a notebook containing "personal writings" from the Louisiana home of a white man suspected of killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Judge halts the execution of a Texas inmate known as the 'Tourniquet Killer' hours before it was to be carried out.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police chief: Maryland office park gunman targeted man in Delaware, shooting him twice; victim expected to survive.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher involved.
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man charged with plotting to behead a conservative blogger on behalf of the Islamic State group (all times local):
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and they were right.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jason Sanford has heard so many rumors about the changing health care landscape that every few weeks he dials a local information desk, seeking just a rough estimate of what his diabetes medication will soon cost him.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts man convicted in plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Gellar over Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities say gunman who shot 5 people at a Maryland office complex is also a suspect in a later shooting in Delaware.
GLEN ELLEN, Calif. (AP) — Desperate to see if wildfires had damaged his farm, Marcos Morales gunned his four-wheel-drive station wagon along the hidden dirt roads that crisscross Sonoma County vineyards.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Ka'Raun and Kyzir White are adding to the family legacy started by their older brother at No. 23 West Virginia.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Judge won't grant ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky a new trial on child sex abuse charges.
NEW YORK (AP) — The usually stoic Miguel Cotto gets emotional thinking about all the important family moments he missed in two decades as a boxer. Countless hours in the gym, training to become a four-time world champion, kept him away from his wife and four children for weeks and months at a time.
EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — A Maryland sheriff says three people have been killed and two were wounded during a shooting at an office park in the northeastern part of the state.
U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early trading Wednesday as the market added to its modest gains from a day earlier. Technology companies notched some of the biggest gains, led by strong earnings from IBM. Health care and financial companies also rose. Packaged foods companies fell t…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out.
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — As firefighters gain on wildfires burning in Northern California's wine country, the many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in those fires will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.
YEI, South Sudan (AP) — Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help.
READING, Pa. (AP) — A football player who was offered reinstatement after being cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania says he will not rejoin the team.
HONOLULU (AP) — Just hours before President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has the same problems as a previous version.
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida congresswoman says President Donald Trump told the widow of a slain soldier that he "knew what he signed up for."
DALLAS (AP) — Economic incentives are expected to be major selling points for a number of Texas cities making pitches to Amazon for the Seattle-based company's second headquarters and the estimated 50,000 jobs that would come with it.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims was set for execution Wednesday evening.
BOSTON (AP) — Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the case of a man accused of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of the Islamic State group.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he's innocent of child molestation charges.
NEW YORK (AP) — Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike.
NEW YORK (AP) — Judge gives Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott reprieve, temporarily blocking 6-game suspension.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A foundation that runs venues from the 2002 Winter Olympics in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics in 2026 or 2030, according to a new stat…
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Massachusetts man charged with participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of the Islamic State group (all times local):
DETROIT (AP) — Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers.
NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of protests preceded the opening of the NFL's annual fall meetings, where owners and players are seeking a way to highlight social issues while taking the focus away from demonstrations during the national anthem.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A stick was used to tightly twist a cord from a window blind around the neck of a 21-year-old woman found strangled and dumped in the drive-thru lane of a Houston Dairy Queen in 1992.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a federal investigation into a 2016 Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people, the worst disaster of its kind in U.S. history (all times local):