• Gov. Baker to lobby for Massachusetts military

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is headed to Washington to make the case for the state's six military installations. The governor is scheduled to meet Tuesday with a Pentagon official and two U.S. senators from New England who could play a role in any future military base closings...

  • IOC urges US to come up with another bid city for 2024 Games

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — With Boston no longer in contention, IOC President Thomas Bach urged U.S. Olympic leaders on Tuesday to pick "the most appropriate city" as a substitute candidate for the 2024 Games. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according...

  • A-Rod homers on 40th birthday in Yankees' 6-2 win at Rangers

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez had quite a 40th birthday bash. A-Rod became the fourth player in major league history to homer as a teen and in his 40s, marking his birthday by lining an opposite-field shot to right against his former team to help the New York Yankees beat the...

  • North Korea official says not interested in Iran-style deal

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — The North Korean ambassador to China said Tuesday that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a "nuclear weapons state." Ji Jae Ryong told reporters that the Iranian nuclear deal reached earlier this month was an...

  • 'Aggressive' search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting out for the Bahamas on a stormy...

  • Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox for stretch run

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge. The 34-year-old Victorino is a two-time World Series champion, a two-time All-Star and a four-time Gold...

  • Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia's Papua province

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday panicking people with at least one teenager missing after possibly drowning in a river. Several buildings and houses were either destroyed or damaged. The U.S. Geological...

  • China stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong rises

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China's stock market was volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other markets also flitted between gains and losses. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index wavered, falling 3.8 percent in early trading and then recovering. It...

  • Mexico struggles to clean seaweed surge from Cancun beaches

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities on Mexico's Caribbean coast said Monday they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks. The state government of Quintana Roo, where the resort of Cancun is located, said there have been no...

  • US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border — a plan that opens the possibility of a safe haven for tens of thousands of displaced Syrians but one that also...

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