News archive from 20 May 2018

Voting in Texas primary runoff better than recent comparable elections

AUSTIN -- Nearly 380,000 voters have already cast ballots in the state's largest counties in advance of Tuesday's statewide primary runoff elections that will determine the final lineup for general election battles for governor, Congress and other...

Chron, 19:02 in Politics

Heartbroken James Hinchcliffe fails to qualify for Indy 500

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInBest photos from Day 1 of Indy 500 qualifying FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Buy Photo Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe (5) gets a hug by driver Ryan...

Usa Today, 19:21 in Sport

Hurricane recovery dominates battle in Houston Congressional District

Nine months after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the storm is playing an outsized role in determining who will represent one of the hardest-hit sections of Houston and Harris County in Congress. While every one of the nine members of Congress that...

Chron, 19:25 in Politics

ASU softball beats Mississippi, advances to NCAA regional final

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: ASU softball 2018 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Arizona State infielder Marisa Stankiewicz makes the catch during the game against New Mexico on May 18, 2017, in Harrington Stadium...

AZCentral, 19:49 in Sport

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer...

Chron, 20:28 in Politics

Indy 500's Bump Day was 'stressful for everyone,' except maybe Helio Castroneves

CLOSE Race insider James Ayello discusses who made the fast nine and who got bumped from the 500 field. Buy Photo INDIANAPOLIS - Of course it was Helio Castroneves who looked untouchable. The fourth driver to run Bump Day, he had the track to himself...

Usa Today, 20:43 in Sport

Diamondbacks' Steven Souza Jr. hoping to avoid another disabled-list stint

NEW YORK - Steven Souza Jr.'s latest MRI revealed a right pectoral strain, the Diamondbacks right fielder said, and while the club held off on placing him on the disabled list on Saturday, he might not be in the clear until the team doctor can review...

AZCentral, 20:56 in Sport

US and China pledge work toward easing trade tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have agreed to take measures to "substantially reduce" America's massive trade deficit with China. While the Trump administration failed to get the Chinese to commit to a specific numerical goal,...

Chron, 00:23 in Politics

Mets rally late as Diamondbacks’ free fall continues

NEW YORK - After Devin Mesoraco's two-run blast cleared the left-field fence in the eighth inning on Saturday night, cameras caught Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley's reaction. His eyes were wide. He looked stunned. An inning later, the New York...

AZCentral, 01:00 in Sport

Heartbroken James Hinchcliffe fails to qualify for Indy 500

CLOSE Race insider James Ayello discusses who made the fast nine and who got bumped from the 500 field. Buy Photo INDIANAPOLIS -- IndyCar wanted drama. It got it. And now the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 could be run without one of the...

AZCentral, 02:36 in Sport

Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest. Four new cases have been confirmed as Ebola, said the...

Chron, 06:06 in Health

Attorney-client privilege review in Cohen raid is on track

NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be...

Chron, 08:48 in Politics

2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

ATLANTA (AP) — Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump. The leading players — from established national figures such as former Vice...

Chron, 08:48 in Politics

Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration....

Chron, 14:16 in Politics

Insider: Ed Carpenter thrills IMS crowd en route to winning third Indy 500 pole of career

Buy Photo INDIANAPOLIS -- Ed Carpenter has reclaimed the mantle as the fastest man in Indianapolis. On Sunday -- and for the third time in his career -- Butler graduate Ed Carpenter won the pole for the Indianapolis 500. The team owner/oval driver...

Usa Today, 18:18 in Sport

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