Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

SAN DIEGO — George Springer and José Altuve delivered big hits, Framber Valdéz pitched six brilliant innings and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the third straight time, 7-4 Friday to force a deciding Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.

Two elderly hikers rescued from remote HVNP trail

The National Park Service said two experienced hikers, Volcano men ages 82 and 72, were rescued by county helicopter after becoming lost overnight and running out of water in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.