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Braves throw 2-hitter, blank Astros 2-0 for 2-1 Series lead

Braves throw 2-hitter, blank Astros 2-0 for 2-1 Series lead

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie right-hander Ian Anderson and the Braves' bullpen took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Austin Riley and Travis d’Arnaud drove in runs and Atlanta beat the Houston Astros 2-0 Friday night to grab a 2-1 lead in the World Seri

Prosecutors seek to limit Epstein associate's trial claims

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for a British socialite are trying to put conspiracy theories and other topics “a galaxy away” in front of a jury that will decide if she helped Jeffrey Epstein abuse teenage girls, prosecutors told a judge Friday.
Supreme Court declines to block Maine vaccine mandate

Supreme Court declines to block Maine vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an emergency appeal from health care workers in Maine to block a vaccine mandate that went into effect Friday. Three conservative justices noted their dissents.
Letitia James announces she will run for New York governor

Letitia James announces she will run for New York governor

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James formally announced Friday that she is running for governor, a widely anticipated move from the woman who oversaw an investigation into allegations that former Gov.
Saudi Arabia orders Lebanese ambassador to leave kingdom

Saudi Arabia orders Lebanese ambassador to leave kingdom

BEIRUT (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Friday ordered the Lebanese ambassador to the kingdom to leave the country within 48 hours and stopped all imports from Lebanon, a response to comments by a Lebanese minister who described the war in Yemen as Saudi “aggr

US intel doesn't expect to determine origins of COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barring an unforeseen breakthrough, intelligence agencies won’t be able to conclude whether COVID-19 spread by animal-to-human transmission or leaked from a lab, officials said Friday in releasing a fuller version of their review in
Queen Elizabeth II, 95, is advised to rest for 2 weeks

Queen Elizabeth II, 95, is advised to rest for 2 weeks

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has been advised to rest for at least the next two weeks, accepting doctors’ recommendations to take on only light duties and not travel, Buckingham Palace said Friday.
GOP Trump critic Rep. Adam Kinzinger won't seek reelection

GOP Trump critic Rep. Adam Kinzinger won't seek reelection

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, a critic of Donald Trump who is one of two Republicans on the panel investigating the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol attack, announced Friday that he will not seek reelection next year.

Greece: Crippled ship with 400 migrants heads for safe port

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A small cargo ship with about 400 migrants on board that suffered engine problems in the eastern Mediterranean Sea off the island of Crete is being led to a safe anchorage in Greece, the Greek coast guard said Friday.
US woman in Bali 'suitcase murder' freed from jail

US woman in Bali 'suitcase murder' freed from jail

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — An American woman convicted of helping to kill her mother on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali in 2014 walked free from prison Friday after serving seven years of a 10-year sentence and will be deported to the United State