Correa’s time: Late HR helps Astros top Bosox in ALCS opener

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate and tapped the spot on his wrist where a watch would be. “It’sRead More

Houston will look to extend series lead over Boston in Game 2

Boston Red Sox (92-70, second in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (95-67, first in the AL West) Houston; Saturday, 4:20 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES:Read More

China launches 3 astronauts on 6-month space station mission

BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday sent three astronauts to its space station for a record-setting six-month stay as the country moves toward completing theRead More

EXPLAINER: Texas abortion law again on path to high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Friday that the federal government will ask the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court decision on aRead More

Protests greet debut of Italy’s workplace COVID pass rule

ROME (AP) — Protests erupted in Italy on Friday as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect, requiring all workers,Read More

Judge firms up trial date for Smollett, won’t dismiss case

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Friday denied a last-ditch effort to dismiss a criminal case against actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of lyingRead More

Maine’s Colby College bans discrimination based on caste

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation’s earliest collegesRead More

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Capitol Police officer indicted for obstruction after riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence ofRead More

Biden reassures progressives on cuts to spending bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that although he expects his social safety net and climate spending package to shrink, “we’re goingRead More

Massachusetts Medicaid fraud case settled for $25M

BOSTON (AP) — A private equity firm and two former executives at a mental health provider have agreed to pay $25 million to settle aRead More