Kyle Seager gets a day off in Mariners’ matinee vs. the A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Mariners lineup looked noticeably different on Saturday morning. Kyle Seager, of their middle-of-the-order stalwarts who rarely takes a day off, was absent. Seager is healthy, but manager Scott Servais wanted to get him a day...

Donald Trump says his own 100-day plans are “ridiculous standards” to be held to

Donald Trump, having failed to accomplish much from the 100-day plan laid out in the "contract with the American voter" still live on his website, now says that he is being held to "ridiculous standards". Analyzing the accomplishments...

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

In this photo taken Feb. 28, 2017, a flag flies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers return to Washington this week to a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a...

Huge amount of popular support for economic reforms: FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (PTI) today said that for the first time there is popular support for economic reforms in India and the recent election outcomes are indicative of it. “The significant part of our economy today is, that...

LEADING OFF: Mets banged up already, Cubs unis a big sell

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ METS NEED TO MEND The ailing Mets continue a series against NL East rival Washington while dealing with a wave of injuries. Jacob deGrom was scratched from his scheduled...

Former Washington Husky softball player Whitney Jones having immediate success at Garfield

Rarely do you get to meet your childhood idol. It’s even rarer to have the chance to be coached by them. But that’s the story of Garfield softball. Most of the players were once those cute little girls spotted...

Cassini’s grand finale: a dive between Saturn and its rings

This image made by the Cassini spacecraft and provided by NASA in 2006 shows two of Saturn’s moons, the small Epimetheus and smog-enshrouded Titan, with Saturn’s A and F rings stretching across the frame. (AP) Cassini will penetrate the...

Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to ‘doubtful’ for Game 3

FILE – In this March 25, 2017, file photo, Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic drives to the basket on Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore. The Blazers upgraded Nurkic to doubtful...

Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate effort this week to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon represented the National Park Service’s most extensive use yet of drones in a search-and-rescue mission. The Grand Canyon...

This AI gadget could put up to 80 languages in your pocket

This pocket-sized gadget can translate up to 80 languages. If you don't have the time to learn a new language, you can typically depend on apps to help bridge a communication gap. For next level intra-language conversations in real-time,...