Houston’s Porter defends Bedard

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager Bo Porter is defending Erik Bedard’s decision to remove himself from Saturday night’s game against Seattle wi…

Seen and heard at Comic-Con

Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego: ___ STYLE AND TECHNIQUE MAKE AND BREAK PERCEPTIONS …

Treasury secretary in Greece for talks

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is urging Greece to continue its efforts to stabilize its debt-ridden economy. Lew is on a…