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New York's Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's longstanding record for most RBIs in the American League and help the Yankees beat Kansas City 4-2 on Wednesday, completing a three-game sweep.

The victory moved the Yankees 1-1/2 games clear atop the AL East division and 2-1/2…

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Fifty-four Self Defense Force members who were dispatched to support war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan, including refueling missions in the Indian Ocean between 2001 and 2010 have committed suicide.

Defense Minister Gen Nakatani announced the figures Wednesday in response to a question from Japanese Communist Party leader Kazuo Shii…

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By releasing video of Beijing's island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action.

The release last week of the surveillance plane footage - showing dredgers and other…

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A man who was arrested for attempted murder after steering his car onto a pavement and hitting 14 pedestrians in Nagoya in February 2014, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

The Nagoya District Court handed down the sentence Wednesday on Ryota Onoki, 31.

Prosecutors said the incident occurred…

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A multitasking mama rides along in Tokyo's Nishi-Azabu district on Thursday.

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Golden State's Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over Houston on Wednesday.

After decades of wishing and waiting for this moment, the Warriors have…

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The Asian Football Confederation says it still supports Sepp Blatter's bid for another term as FIFA president, and opposes any move to delay Friday's scheduled elections despite a fresh crisis in the sport's global governing body.

FIFA was thrown into turmoil Wednesday when senior office holders from the Americas were…

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As many as 22 personnel may have been exposed to anthrax during a laboratory training exercise at a U.S. military base in South Korea, a military statement said Thursday.

Stressing that there was "no risk" to the public, the statement from Osan Air Force Base said an alarm had been…

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Chicago's Duncan Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, as the Blackhawks beat Anaheim 5-2 on Wednesday to force a Game 7 in the NHL Western Conference finals.

Brandon Saad, Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane scored in the second period to help the Blackhawks hand…

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Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year's runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday.

The third-seeded Halep, who reached her first major final at Roland Garros in 2014, struggled from the start on Court…

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