Opinion

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's government has offered the new Taliban leader a choice: make peace or face the same fate as his predecessor, killed in a U.S. drone strike last week. But Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada is a hard-liner who has used his religious credentials...
MIAMI (AP) — Here's good news for Golden State: It's not over. Close, but not over. There are nine teams in NBA history who have successfully overcome 3-1 deficits to win a series, which is the task the defending champion Warriors now face in their Western Conference finals...
MIAMI (AP) — Draymond Green has a history, and in this case it seems to have been helpful. He's a kicker. Only a minute before the overly excitable Golden State forward kicked Oklahoma City's Steven Adams in the midsection during Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday...
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014, with the justification that it wanted to end chaotic and violent political confrontations that had wracked the country for years. But more than an attempt to restore stability was at play...
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military seized power from an elected government on May 22, 2014, with the justification that it wanted to end chaotic and violent political confrontations that had wracked the country for years. But more than an attempt to restore stability was at play...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A closer look at the field for the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday (horses listed by post position, with trainer, jockey, analysis, morning-line odds): ___ 1. CHERRY WINE (Dale Romans, Corey Lanerie): Romans earned first...
With Stephen Strasburg now off the market, who might be left for teams to bid on in free agency this coming offseason? Strasburg's $175 million, seven-year deal to stay with the Washington Nationals was a tough break for any team hoping to land a top pitcher before 2017. He...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ferrari started Spanish Grand Prix qualifying by daring to believe it could end Mercedes' run of four straight pole positions. It ended qualifying by wondering why it couldn't even make it to the second row. Not only was Ferrari far off the pace set by...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Toomey already had the political balancing act of winning over middle-of-the-road voters in his quest for a second term in moderate Pennsylvania. Now Toomey has another: distancing himself from Donald Trump. In recent days, Toomey...