- US-backed Syrian force declare victory over IS in Raqqa
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S.-backed Syrian force declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence.
- Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the first tax overhaul in three decades.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls
WASHINGTON (AP) — He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to an Air Force base in Delaware.
- Iraqi and Kurdish forces exchange fire at border
ALTUN KUPRI, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi federal and Kurdish forces exchanged fire at their shared border on Friday, capping a dramatic week of maneuvers that saw the Kurds handover territory across north and east Iraq.
- Russia accuses US govt of pushing for its Olympic exclusion
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has accused the U.S. government of pushing for Russia's exclusion from the Olympics.
- Emotional Hernandez has 3 HRs, lifts Dodgers to World Series
CHICAGO (AP) — When it was over, when Los Angeles had finally secured another trip to the World Series and Enrique Hernandez's three big swings had become a part of playoff lore, the emotional utilityman just wanted to give his dad a big hug.
- Raiders eke out 31-30 win over Chiefs on Carr's late TD pass
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders scored two apparent game-winning touchdowns that didn't count. The Kansas City Chiefs forced incompletions on back-to-back plays that ended with 0:00 on the clock only to have the game extended by penalties.
- Raiders Marshawn Lynch ejected for pushing official
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was ejected Thursday night after shoving an official when he ran onto the field during a scuffle against the Kansas City Chiefs.
- No title repeat: Cubs bow out in Game 5 against Dodgers
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs went 108 years between championships. Going home without a trophy isn't really new.