5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
A glimpse at some of the stories the ABC News political team will be tracking in the week ahead.
Zimbabwean Wildlife Authority: Jericho the Lion Is Alive, Not Cecil's Brother
Cecil the Lion was killed in July by an American dentist.
Clayton Kershaw quiets Angels for eight innings, extends scoreless run to 37
Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball, and Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer to lead the Dodgers to victory over the Angels.
Bobby Wagner signs 4-year extension worth $43 million with Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks have signed All-Pro middle linebacker Bobby Wagner to a four-year contract extension.
Beyond the Headlines: Cheryl Jennings in Afghanistan
This special edition of Beyond the Headlines focuses on the development of Afghanistan and what ABC7 News anchor Cheryl Jennings saw when she went there.
Larry Lucchino stepping down as Red Sox president, CEO
Larry Lucchino, a baseball franchise-builder in three cities who oversaw three World Series titles with the Red Sox, is stepping down as team president and CEO at the end of the year.
Giants upstage Rangers in Cole Hamels' first start since trade
Cole Hamels followed his no-hitter by pitching into the eighth inning of his Texas debut without a decision Saturday. The Rangers lost 9-7 to the Giants in 11 innings.
Brooks earns first career win in A's debut, 5-1 over Indians
Marcus Semien homered to back a strong outing by Oakland newcomer Aaron Brooks and the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton's rehab 'definitely slower' than expected
Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was hoping to return within six weeks of surgery on his fractured left wrist, but slow progress in recovery means he'll be out longer than expected.
Woman fatally struck by train in Hayward
Crews are responding after a woman was fatally struck by a train near Industrial Parkway, west of Pacific Street in Hayward this evening.
Weekend BART Transbay Tube closure, Muni work will delay travelers
This is a good weekend to avoid going from the East Bay to San Francisco. BART has shut down the Transbay Tube between Oakland and the city for track maintenance and work on Muni may make the traffic situation worse.