- Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon on Friday depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a "destructive" presidency during his time in the White House.
- Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswoman
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday rushed to defend chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an "empty barrel" making noise. A Trump spokeswoman said it was "inappropriate" to question Kelly in light of his stature as a retired four-star general.
- Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene.
- Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation's tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans.
- Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?
NEW YORK (AP) — Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon's Echo speaker, the message is getting louder.
- Verlander, Altuve help Astros top Yanks to force ALCS Game 7
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander stayed perfect with the Houston Astros when they couldn't afford anything else.
- Yankees face elimination again, this time in ALCS Game 7
HOUSTON (AP) — The New York Yankees will have to win one more elimination game to get to their first World Series since 2009.
- Ball flirts with triple-double, Lakers hold on to beat Suns
PHOENIX (AP) — Lonzo Ball barely missed a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in his second NBA game and the Los Angeles Lakers held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 132-130 on Friday night.
- Raiders' Marshawn Lynch suspended game for shoving official
NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland running back Marshawn Lynch was suspended for one game without pay by the NFL on Friday for shoving a game official during the Raiders' victory over Kansas City on Thursday night.
- Curry, Thompson, Durant lead Warriors past Pelicans 128-120
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.