- A bit of geniality, along with hostility for Trump, Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not always elbows and insults between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
- Best and worst jokes from Trump, Clinton at white-tie affair
NEW YORK (AP) — Every four years, the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner is meant to be a campaign cease-fire, when the presidential nominees share the stage a final time before Election Day and trade warm-hearted jokes.
- Photos show European Mars probe crashed, may have exploded
BERLIN (AP) — Europe's experimental Mars probe hit the right spot — but at the wrong speed — and may have ended up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck the surface, scientists said Friday.
- Under fire in Mosul, IS attacks another Iraqi city
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State militants launched a wave of pre-dawn attacks in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, killing at least 14 people and setting off fierce clashes with Kurdish security forces that were still raging after sundown.
- The Latest: Iraqis raise flag over church in town near Mosul
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local):
- Silver says NBA labor deal not done yet, but getting close
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the league and players have made "tremendous progress" toward an extension of the collective bargaining agreement, saying he hoped a deal would be completed soon.
- Coach mum on Giants' awareness of Josh Brown's abuse record
LONDON (AP) — The New York Giants have yet to decide whether Josh Brown will stay on the team after admitting he abused his former wife, coach Ben McAdoo said Friday in a press conference that raised more questions about the franchise's knowledge of the kicker's off-field behavior.
- WNBA refs botch call again, this one in decisive Game 5
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second consecutive WNBA Finals game, the league acknowledged a late officiating mistake.
- Cubs beat Dodgers 8-4, head home with 3-2 lead in NLCS
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting.
- Dodgers save Kershaw for Game 6, and now they'll need him
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw gripped a baseball in his left hand and grimaced while he watched Game 5 of the NL Championship Series from the dugout.