- The Latest: Pakistan condemns mosque attacks in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):
- Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon 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.
- Verlander, Altuve help Astros top Yanks to force ALCS Game 7
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander remained 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 off Suns 132-130
PHOENIX (AP) — In his second NBA game, Lonzo Ball earned his first victory and almost got a triple-double to boot.
- 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.
- Puerto Rican MLB players bond over hurricane _ and WhatsApp
NEW YORK (AP) — When the Houston Astros' owner offered Carlos Beltran charter aircrafts to send relief aid to Puerto Rico and evacuate cancer patients from the island after Hurricane Maria, the Puerto Rican slugger quickly thought about "the chat group."