Malaysian Leader Tours Alibaba, Meets Jack Ma on China Visit
A Chinese state broadcaster says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has met with Chinese billionaire Jack Ma at the start of his trip to China.
The Latest: Report: Italy Bridge Collapse Death Toll at 42
The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local):
Toll Rises to 42 in Italy Bridge Collapse Ahead of Funerals
Rescue crews found four more bodies Saturday in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 42, Italian media reported, as mourners filled a fairground pavilion for a state funeral for many of the victims found in recent days.
AP PHOTOS: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Redshirt Freshmen Ready for Action After Year-Long Wait
Redshirt freshmen are becoming less common as more players contribute straight out of high school. They still can have an impact, though.
Q&A: The Hajj Pilgrimage and Its Significance in Islam
Around 1.6 million Muslims from around the world are beginning the five-day hajj pilgrimage on Sunday. They will circle Islam’s most sacred site, the cube-shaped Kaaba in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca, and take part in a series of rituals intended to bring about greater humility and unity among Muslims.
Goldschmidt Homers, Diamondbacks Beat Padres 9-4
The Arizona Diamondbacks are making themselves right at home at Petco Park.
LEADING OFF: Urena, Puig Appeal Bans, deGrom Up, Colon Party
A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
Taliban Say No Peace With ‘Occupation,’ Want US Talks
The leader of the Taliban said Saturday there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign 'occupation' continues, reiterating the group’s position that the 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct talks with the United States.
Thousands Await Rescue Amid Deadly South Indian Floods
Thousands of stranded people were waiting for rescue Saturday and officials pleaded for more help as relentless monsoon floods battered the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 190 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is partially submerged.