- Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Strong aftershocks damaged two key access roads into quake-struck Amatrice on Friday, threatening to isolate the tiny hilltop town as hopes dimmed that firefighters would find any more survivors from the earthquake that killed at least 267 people.
- Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton defended her family's foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American values.
- Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S. immigration policy and acknowledged that deporting all 11 million people in the U.S. illegally would separate families.
- US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less on new buildings and equipment. Yet most analysts forecast much faster growth in the summer and fall, fueled by healthy consumer spending.
- Rebels, civilians evacuating long-besieged Damascus suburb
DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels and their families began evacuating a long-besieged Damascus suburb Friday as part of an agreement reached with the government following four years of grueling airstrikes and siege that left the suburb in ruins.
- Moore loses no-hitter with 2 outs in 9th, Giants top Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After losing his no-hit bid with one out to go, Matt Moore just smiled.
- US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
- Romo gives Cowboys scare as Seattle rolls past Dallas 27-17
SEATTLE (AP) — Three plays were all it took for Dallas to get yet another injury scare surrounding Tony Romo.
- Puig, del Potro could loom in US Open 1st round for seeds
NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. Open draw sets the first-round matchups, top players could find themselves taking on an Olympic medalist.
- SAfrican judge denies appeal for harsher Pistorius sentence
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African judge on Friday dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher sentence against Oscar Pistorius who was found guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend in 2013.