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Strasburg stars as Nats rout Astros 12-3 for 2-0 Series lead

Strasburg stars as Nats rout Astros 12-3 for 2-0 Series lead

HOUSTON — Stephen Strasburg's time had come. Famously held out of the post-season seven years ago, Strasburg delivered on the biggest stage of all Wednesday night.

Saudi Arabia's king names prince as new foreign minister

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi King Salman has named a new foreign minister for the kingdom amid a series of royal orders. The king late Wednesday night named Prince Faisal bin Farhan as foreign minister, replacing Ibrahim al-Assaf.
Google claims breakthrough in blazingly fast computing

Google claims breakthrough in blazingly fast computing

SAN FRANCISCO — Google announced Wednesday it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, saying it has developed an experimental processor that took just minutes to complete a calculation that would take the world's best supercomputer thousand
Woody Guthrie Center to honour rapper Chuck D

Woody Guthrie Center to honour rapper Chuck D

TULSA, Okla. — Rapper Chuck D is this year's winner of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.
'Once Upon a Time' to be reissued with new scenes

'Once Upon a Time' to be reissued with new scenes

NEW YORK — Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" is heading back into theatres with 10 minutes of added scenes. Sony Pictures said Wednesday that the longer "Once Upon a Time ...
Grim find: 39 dead in one of UK's worst trafficking cases

Grim find: 39 dead in one of UK's worst trafficking cases

GRAYS, England — Authorities found 39 people dead in a truck in an industrial park in England on Wednesday and arrested the driver on suspicion of murder in one of Britain's worst human-smuggling tragedies.
Missouri farmer charged in killing of Wisconsin brothers

Missouri farmer charged in killing of Wisconsin brothers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri cattle farmer charged Wednesday with two counts of first-degree murder shot two brothers from Wisconsin, burned their bodies and dumped the remains on a manure pile on his property, investigators said.

That bites! Snake tries to eat dead snake as wasp attacks

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sometimes the circle of life stings. A coral snake found that out the hard way and a Florida woman caught it all on camera.
First lady speaks on opioids in only solo trip to Congress

First lady speaks on opioids in only solo trip to Congress

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump is marking the one-year anniversary of a federal law that that increases access to treatment for people addicted to opioids.
Celebrities to get drag makeovers in RuPaul's new VH1 series

Celebrities to get drag makeovers in RuPaul's new VH1 series

LOS ANGELES — RuPaul is giving a dozen celebrities the chance to get drag makeovers for charity and bragging rights. VH1 said Tuesday that "RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race" will air as a limited series next year.