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Vietnam reports 2nd death, more cases linked to hospital

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A second person died of coronavirus complications in Vietnam, officials said Saturday, a day after the...

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Trump vs. Biden: Where they stand on health, economy, more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, both promise sweeping progress over the next...

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Holocaust survivors urge Facebook to remove denial posts

BERLIN (AP) — Holocaust survivors around the world are lending their voices to a campaign launched Wednesday targeting Facebook...

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New statues stoke sensitivity between South Korea, Japan

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A pair of new statues in South Korea of a man kneeling in front of a girl symbolizing a victim of...

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Islamic State attack on Afghan prison, killing 21, rages on

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State group attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members...

Crime

China accuses US of harassing Chinese students, researchers

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused the United States of “monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining” Chinese students...

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'If not now, when?': Black women seize political spotlight

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy.“Are you Charisse Davis?” the fourth grader asked.Davis...

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5 things to know today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. BLACK WOMEN MOBILIZE,...

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"If not now, when?": Black women seize political spotlight

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy.“Are you Charisse Davis?” the fourth grader asked.Davis...

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Yemen Houthi rebels claim fighters shot down a US-made drone

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim they shot down a U.S.-made drone over the country's northern border with Saudi Arabia....

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2020 Watch: And the Democratic veepstakes winner is?

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:Days to...

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Global shares mixed amid coronavirus waves, recovery hopes

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Monday as investors weighed risks from rising coronavirus cases with hopes for a...

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Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Isaias was forecast to be near hurricane strength as it approached the Carolinas Monday, just a day...

Business

Kosmos Energy: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) on Monday reported a second-quarter loss of $199.4 million, after reporting a profit in...

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Thousands remain evacuated from Southern California wildfire

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Evacuation orders remained in place early Monday for thousands of people after a wildfire in mountains...

Health

Lord & Taylor, Men's Wearhouse owner file for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — Lord & Taylor, one of America's oldest department stores, has filed for bankruptcy, joining a growing list of...

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Asian shares mixed on US-China tensions, Wall Street gains

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors eyeballed surging coronavirus cases in the region.U.S. Secretary of...

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Arrieta scheduled to start for Philadelphia at New York

Philadelphia Phillies (1-2, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Yankees (7-1, first in the NL East)New York; Monday, 7:05 p.m....

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

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SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Indiana plays Washington after Warren's 53-point outing

Indiana Pacers (40-26, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (24-42, ninth in the Eastern Conference)Lake...

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Plesac scheduled to start for Indians at Reds

Cleveland Indians (5-5, third in the AL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (4-5, third in the AL Central)Cincinnati; Monday, 6:40...

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Sheffield expected to start for Seattle against Oakland

Oakland Athletics (5-4, first in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (4-6, third in the AL West)Seattle; Monday, 9:10 p.m....

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Paddack scheduled to start for Padres against Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers (7-3, second in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (6-4, third in the NL West)San Diego; Monday, 9:10 p.m....

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Anderson to start home opener for Milwaukee against Chicago

Chicago White Sox (5-4, second in the AL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (3-3, second in the AL Central)Milwaukee; Monday, 8:10...

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Thorpe expected to start as Minnesota hosts Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates (2-7, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (7-2, first in the NL Central)Minneapolis; Monday, 8:10...

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Mills expected to start as Cubs host Royals

Kansas City Royals (3-7, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (7-2, first in the AL Central)Chicago; Monday, 8:15 p.m....

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Gonzalez expected to start for the Rockies against the Giants

San Francisco Giants (5-5, fourth in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (6-2, first in the NL West)Denver; Monday, 8:40 p.m....

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deGrom scheduled to start for New York at Atlanta

New York Mets (3-7, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (7-3, first in the NL East)Atlanta; Monday, 7:10 p.m. EDTPITCHING...

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Vancouver and Minnesota meet in game 1 of Western Conference qualifying round

Minnesota Wild (35-27-7, sixth in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Vancouver Canucks (36-27-6, third in the...

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Nashville plays Arizona in game 2 of Western Conference qualifying round

Arizona Coyotes (33-29-8, fifth in the Pacific Division during the regular season) vs. Nashville Predators (35-26-8, fourth in...

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Toronto Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets play in game 2 of qualifying round

Columbus Blue Jackets (33-22-15, sixth in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs...

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Islanders face Panthers in game 2 of Eastern Conference qualifying round

Florida Panthers (35-26-8, fourth in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. New York Islanders (35-23-10, fifth...

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The biggest names win golf tournaments at Harding Park

A capsule look at golf tournaments held at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, site of the 102nd PGA Championship that will...

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PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '20: A capsule look at 10 contenders

A capsule look at 10 players in the 102nd PGA Championship, which starts Thursday at the TPC Harding Park in San Francisco...

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Spurgeon scores 2, Stalock gets shutout as Wild top Canucks

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jared Spurgeon scored twice and Alex Stalock stopped 28 shots to get his his first career postseason...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALLAs college football leaders work to rescue a football season worth billions in revenue from the threat of...

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Friday Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALLAs college football leaders work to rescue a football season worth billions in revenue from the threat of...

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Rotation reports: Cleveland rolling, Houston in flux

Cleveland's starting rotation is rolling through the early stages of the season.The Houston Astros, on the other hand, are...

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Leading Off: Phillies end layoff, visit Judge, Cole, Yankees

A look at what's happening around the majors today:BACK TO WORKThe Philadelphia Phillies face a difficult assignment in their...

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MLB looks to shorter doubleheaders to ease scheduling chaos

The Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds were the first teams to try out baseball’s new time-saving measure — a doubleheader with...

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AP VoteCast: How Black women shape Democratic politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black women are often called the backbone of the Democratic Party — reliable and loyal voters whose support...

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Challenging road has QB eager to back up Titans' Tannehill

Logan Woodside is used to being written off as a quarterback, starting when he was forced to transfer to a different Kentucky...

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Next in summer of player empowerment: Pac-12 players unite

As college football leaders work to rescue a football season worth billions in revenue from the threat of COVID-19, the players...

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Analysis: Early returns say so far, so good for NBA bubble

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — So far, so good.The NBA’s bubble remains intact. The extraordinary health protocols put into...

Crime

Idaho hearing could offer new details in missing kids' case

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday plan to begin sketching out their evidence against a couple at the center of a...

Health

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

Shannon Dunn has to report in person to her job this week as a cafeteria manager at at elementary school in Baton Rouge,...

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Magic build big lead, stay on roll in 132-116 win over Kings

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic got a big win and a big loss Sunday.Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and 11...

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Suns make it 2 straight in restart by topping Mavs 117-115

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points and the Phoenix Suns erased a double-digit deficit while their...

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Red-hot Judge powers streaking Yankees past Red Sox 9-7

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge insists he's not quite locked in at the plate yet. Tell that to his teammates — or the Boston Red...

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Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get 120-116 win over Bucks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch...

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Russell Westbrook leads Rockets past Bucks, 120-116

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch...

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Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Monday, Aug. 3, the 216th day of 2020. There are 150 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in...

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Judge homers twice to extend streak to 5 games, Yankees win

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge homered twice and drove in five runs, connecting for the fifth straight game and breaking an...

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Richy Werenski rallies to win Barracuda Championship

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Richy Werenski holed a flop shot from the fairway on the par-4 16th for a five-point eagle and birdied...

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Thomas wins in Memphis; Kang takes LPGA Tour return in Ohio

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Thomas won the FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Sunday to take the No. 1 spot in the world for the...

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Isaias strengthens slightly as it crawls up Florida coast

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bands of heavy rain from Isaias lashed Florida's east coast Sunday, with the tropical storm...

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SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their...

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The Latest: China's Xinjiang region has 28 new cases

BEIJING — Numbers of new COVID-19 cases in China’s far northwestern region of Xinjiang are continuing to fall, with 28 reported...

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Navy reluctant to reinstate former Missouri Gov. Greitens

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Navy appeared reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in 2019 until...

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Brewers' Pat Murphy 'resting comfortably' after heart attack

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy suffered a heart attack during a Saturday team workout at Miller...

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Astros outlast Angels 6-5 in 11; Ohtani has arm discomfort

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros didn't even need to lift their bats from their shoulders to chase Shohei Ohtani from...

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Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud

BEIJING (AP) — They have the largest economies in the world. They spend more than anyone else on their militaries. From...

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Kadri scores buzzer-beating goal as Avalanche beat Blues

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored a buzzer-beating power-play goal to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 comeback...

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Survivors of slain Ohio-based Marines mark grim anniversary

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jason Dominguez remembers vividly his last conversation with David Kreuter, as they were doing an overnight...

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Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for COVID-19.The Eagles released a statement...

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Furyk wins Ally Challenge in his debut on PGA Tour Champions

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Jim Furyk turned 50 when golf was shut down and made the most of it when the PGA Tour Champions...

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New York Empire win World TeamTennis title

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The New York Empire won the World TeamTennis title Sunday, with Coco Vandeweghe and Nicole...

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7-inning doubleheaders debut in MLB, Reds sweep Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Bauer made short work of the Detroit Tigers, capping Major League Baseball's first seven-inning...

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Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy US arm of TikTok

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular...

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Yankees slugger Aaron Judge homers in 5th straight game

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge homered for the fifth consecutive game Sunday night, becoming the first New York Yankees player in...

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Laureano, Bassitt lead Athletics past Mariners 3-2

SEATTLE (AP) — Ramon Laureano broke out of a slump with a three-run homer, Chris Bassitt became the first Oakland starter to...

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Hartley leads Mercury to rout of Liberty

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Bria Hartley scored a career-high 27 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the New York Liberty 96-67 on...

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Thomas holds off Koepka to win WGC in Memphis, reclaim No. 1

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Thomas wants to make his second stint as No. 1 in the world last longer than the first time...

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Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Danielle Kang was away from the LPGA Tour for six months during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is not to...

Sports

Wilson scores 19 to help Aces beat Wings 79-70

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 19 points to lead five Las Vegas players in double figures and the Aces beat the...

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Gallo, Choo homer as Rangers avoid sweep in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie Calhoun hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly after the Giants walked the bases loaded in the seventh...

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Báez's single in 11th gives Cubs 2-1 win over Pirates

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Báez singled through a drawn-in infield in the 11th inning, scoring David Bote from third base and giving...

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Kershaw sharp in return, Bellinger HR, Dodgers blank D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Clayton Kershaw was stringing together dominant, scoreless innings. Cody Bellinger ripped a first-inning homer...

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Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for 3d win since shutdown

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — With about 70 laps to go in his back-and-forth battle against Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin radioed in to...

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Spurs edge Grizzlies 108-106, move into 9th place in West

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan made two free throws with a second to play, giving the San Antonio Spurs a 108-106...

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Michigan State's Tillman staying in NBA draft

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State's Xavier Tillman is skipping his senior season and staying in the NBA draft.Tillman...

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Bills open training camp following early setbacks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After a series of coronavirus pandemic-related setbacks, the Buffalo Bills are moving forward with their...

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Senzatela sharp over 6 innings, Rockies hold off Padres 9-6

DENVER (AP) — Antonio Senzatela pitched six innings of one-run ball, designated hitter Matt Kemp homered for a second straight...

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Indians' Francona misses game for gastrointestinal condition

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona left the team before its game at Minnesota on Sunday due to what the...

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Jets release guard Brian Winters after 7 seasons

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets released right guard Brian Winters on Sunday.The Jets will save $7.28 million — Winters’...

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Panthers DT Short anxious for return despite COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers two-time Pro Bowler Kawann Short thought about opting out, but the 6-foot-3, 315-pound...

Health

All-America center Garza passes on NBA to return to Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Big Ten player of the year Luka Garza announced Sunday he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and will...

Health

Mets slugger Céspedes leaves team, opts out of 2020 season

ATLANTA (AP) — When the New York Mets finally found out Yoenis Céspedes was OK, they suddenly learned something else: The...

Sports

Braves beat Mets 4-0 for 5th win in row; Cespedes opts out

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright and the Atlanta bullpen combined on a 10-hit shutout and the Braves won their fifth in a row,...

Sports

Garver, Twins lean on pen for 2-hitter to top Indians 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit his first home run of the season and the Minnesota Twins used their bullpen to string...

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The Latest: Lions put Allison on the reserve/opt-out list

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Detroit Lions put wide receiver...

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Injured Jets in biggest trouble of NHL teams down 1-0

Trouble keeps following Winnipeg Jets, from one of their best players not reporting to training camp to a bevy of injuries...

Health

Arizona State'e Martin to return for senior season

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State guard Remy Martin is withdrawing from the NBA draft and will return for his senior season in...

Sports

Mitchell, Dupree help Fever erase early deficit, beat Dream

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 23 points, Candice Dupree added 21 and...

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Madrigal's first 4 big league hits help White Sox top KC 9-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nick Madrigal was starting to lose sleep after two frustrating games without his first big league...

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Caris LeVert's 34 lead Nets past Wizards, 118-110

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 14 of his 34 points in the final seven minutes to help the Brooklyn Nets beat...

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Annual Sturgis rally expecting 250K, stirring virus concerns

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sturgis is on. The message has been broadcast across social media as South Dakota, which has seen an...

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Homes evacuated as Southern California wildfire grows

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of people were under evacuation orders Sunday after a wildfire in mountains east of Los...

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Coyotes hold off Predators 4-3 in series opener

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Oliver Ekman-Larsson fired a shot from near the blue line that caromed off one Nashville player's...

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Marlins end isolation in Philly and leave for Baltimore

MIAMI (AP) — The nightmarish first stop of the season for the Miami Marlins finally ended Sunday.The Marlins left Philadelphia,...

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Orphaned toddler grows up in shadow of massacre, coronavirus

An infant boy who survived a shooting last year that left his parents and 21 others dead now likes to thumb through picture...

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Giants' Williams designated with non-football injury

New York Giants defensive tackle Leonard Williams has been designated with a non-football injury as the team made several moves...

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Orioles beat Rays 5-1 for first series sweep since 2018

BALTIMORE (AP) — Hanser Alberto doubled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, Renato Núñez and Pat Valaika homered, and...

Business

Relaxed: Dressed-down look is making NBA coaches happy

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Going shopping was a top priority for Taylor Jenkins when he was first hired as coach of the...

Sports

Hartley scores career-high 27, Mercury beat Liberty 96-67

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Bria Hartley scored a career-high 27 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the New York Liberty 96-67 on...

Health

Pac-12 football players urge opt-out amid COVID-19 concerns

A group of Pac-12 football players on Sunday threatened to opt out of the coming season unless its concerns about competing...

Sports

Mike Trout to return to Angels on Tuesday after baby's birth

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout is expected to return to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday after missing four games to be...

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Tamar Braxton pays tribute to boyfriend for 'saving my life'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tamar Braxton is thanking her boyfriend for “saving my life” after her hospitalization last month.Braxton...

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Only 1 major candidate running to succeed Tulsi Gabbard

HONOLULU (AP) — There’s only one major candidate in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, virtually guaranteeing he will...

Health

RNC: Decision on private Trump renomination vote not final

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vote to renominate President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without...

Business

SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes dramatic splashdown in Gulf of Mexico to end test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes dramatic splashdown in Gulf of Mexico to end test...

Sports

Browns place Landry on injury list, receiver on schedule

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Jarvis Landry has been placed on the active/physically unable to perform...

News

Venezuelan coalition opposed to Maduro rejects upcoming vote

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A coalition of political parties in Venezuela led by U.S.-backed Juan Guaidó said Sunday that it...

Health

Cubs star Bryant sits out again with stomach ailment

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant was out of the lineup for a second straight game on Sunday, a day after reporting...

Health

The Latest: Italy's tally of new virus cases down to 239

MILAN — The number of new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Italy nudged lower to 239 in the last 24 hours, while all eight...

Crime

Sheriff: Burger King worker shot, killed in waiting dispute

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a Burger King worker was fatally shot after a dispute over a delay in a food...

Health

Butler misses Heat practice, teammate hints he's isolating

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler was not with the Miami Heat for practice Sunday, and one of his teammates suggested...

Crime

8 dead and at least 19 wounded in weekend Chicago shootings

CHICAGO (AP) — Gun violence continued to plague Chicago, with eight people killed, including a 9-year-old boy, and at least 19...

Health

El Paso marks Walmart shooting anniversary amid pandemic

When Stephanie Melendez, her husband and two young daughters tested positive for the coronavirus, the person she most wanted to...

News

3 inmates, 2 staff injured in south Georgia prison unrest

WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Three inmates and two staff members were injured during unrest at a state prison in southeast Georgia that...

Health

Rox reliever Oberg out with blood clots in arm, Davis hurt

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies may be without reliever Scott Oberg for the rest of the season after he developed blood...

Crime

Trial starts in case of mutilated, murdered transgender teen

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A trial is set to start Monday for a man charged in the 2017 killing of a transgender teen whose eyes...

News

Portland police declare unlawful assembly during protest

The Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly Saturday night when people gathered outside a police precinct in...

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This Date in Baseball

Aug. 31901 — Cleveland pitcher Ed Scott pitched a complete game and hit a solo home run off Bill Reidy in the top of the 10th...

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AP Sportlight

Aug. 31852 — The first intercollegiate rowing race is held on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H., where Harvard beats Yale by four...

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Oklahoma reports 494 more coronavirus cases, 1 more death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma reported another 494 cases of COVID-19 Sunday, and one more death linked to the illness caused by...

Sports

Joey Votto to injured list, Reds activate Desclafani

DETROIT (AP) — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has been placed on the injured list before the opener of Sunday's...

Sports

1952 Helsinki: The Cold War comes to the Olympics

The United States and the Soviet Union formed an uneasy pact to help turn back Nazi Germany during World War II. Less than a...

News

Ransomware feared as possible saboteur for November election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities say one of the gravest threats to the November election is a well-timed ransomware attack...

Health

Virus surges in India, Philippines; Australia imposes curfew

NEW DELHI (AP) — Surges of new coronavirus cases continued Sunday in India and the Philippines, which recorded another daily...

Crime

Texas man charged in fatal stabbing of 7-year-old brother

HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) — A Texas man was jailed on a capital murder charge Sunday after police say he fatally stabbed his...

News

Marines halt search for 8 missing troops, all presumed dead

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eight troops missing after their landing craft sank off the Southern California coast during a training...

Business

Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?

NEW YORK (AP) — What sort of staying power does it take for a protest movement to be judged a success?This year, without a...

Health

As school begins amid virus, parents see few good options

WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — John Barrett plans to keep his daughter home from elementary school this year in suburban Atlanta, but he...

News

Leading Democratic VP contender Bass defends stance on Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Karen Bass, one of the top contenders to be Joe Biden's running mate, on Sunday defended her...

Health

Iran's stock market hits record high amid battered economy

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Tehran Stock Exchange closed at a record high on Sunday, crossing 2 million points for the first time,...

News

Marines halt search, say all 8 troops in a landing craft that sank off Southern California coast are presumed dead

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marines halt search, say all 8 troops in a landing craft that sank off Southern California coast are presumed...

Health

Omar, seeking 2nd term, is targeted for her celebrity

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As Democrat Antone Melton-Meaux meandered through racks of headscarves and clouds of spice and pepper, he...

News

Afghan troops kill senior Islamic State militant

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's intelligence service said the country's special forces killed a high-ranking official...

Health

With loan money gone, restaurants are at mercy of coronvirus

NEW YORK (AP) — The check has arrived and beleaguered restaurant owners across America are looking down on their empty...

Sports

BOYCOTT GAMES: Fields harbors no anger despite missing '80

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In the grand scheme of things, Benn Fields knows he's lucky. His career as an elite high jumper...

Health

House Dems seek to hold suburbs as Trump's slide worries GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a suburban Houston congressional district that backed President Donald Trump in 2016, a twice-elected...

Health

Clock is ticking on Trump comeback as early voting nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s getting late early.President Donald Trump is privately reassuring Republicans anxious about his deficits...

Health

Debate begins for who's first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft...

Business

Siemens Healthineers to buy US cancer care firm Varian

BERLIN (AP) — Germany-based Siemens Healthineers said Sunday it will buy U.S. cancer therapy and research company Varian in a...

Health

Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail

DETROIT (AP) — Despite fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen, Victor Gibson said he's not planning to take advantage...

Sports

Junis scheduled to start for Kansas City against Chicago

Chicago White Sox (4-4, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (3-6, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

Sports

Allard expected to start for Texas at San Francisco

Texas Rangers (2-5, fifth in the AL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (5-4, fourth in the AL West)San Francisco; Sunday, 4:05 p.m....

Sports

Lester expected to start for Chicago against Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates (2-6, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (6-2, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m....

Sports

Peterson expected to start for New York against Atlanta

New York Mets (3-6, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (6-3, first in the NL East)Atlanta; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDTPITCHING...

Sports

DeSclafani scheduled to start for Cincinnati at Detroit

Cincinnati Reds (2-5, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (5-3, second in the NL Central)Detroit; Sunday, 12:10 p.m....

Sports

Civale, Indians to face Clippard, Twins

Cleveland Indians (5-4, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (6-2, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Sunday, 2:10...

Sports

Davies expected to start for San Diego at Colorado

San Diego Padres (6-3, third in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (5-2, first in the NL West)Denver; Sunday, 3:10 p.m....

Sports

Chirinos expected to start for Rays at Orioles

Tampa Bay Rays (4-5, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (4-3, second in the AL East)Baltimore; Sunday, 1:05 p.m....

Sports

James expected to start for Houston against Los Angeles

Houston Astros (4-4, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (3-6, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4:10...

Sports

Brice, Red Sox to take on Paxton, Yankees

Boston Red Sox (3-6, fifth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (6-1, first in the AL East)New York; Sunday, 7:08 p.m....

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Kershaw scheduled to start for Los Angeles at Arizona

Los Angeles Dodgers (6-3, second in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (3-6, fifth in the NL West)Phoenix; Sunday, 4:10 p.m....

Sports

Bassitt, Athletics to face Graveman, Mariners

Oakland Athletics (4-4, second in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (4-5, third in the AL West)Seattle; Sunday, 4:10 p.m....

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Jazz battle the Lakers in Western Conference showdown

Los Angeles Lakers (50-15, first in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (42-24, fourth in the Western Conference)Lake Buena...

Sports

Raptors play the Heat, seek 6th straight win

Toronto Raptors (47-18, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (42-24, fourth in the Eastern Conference)Lake Buena...

Sports

Oklahoma City faces conference foe Denver

Denver Nuggets (43-23, third in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (41-24, fifth in the Western Conference)Lake...

Sports

Golden Knights and Stars face off in seeding round

Dallas Stars (37-24-8, third in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (39-24-8, first in the...

Sports

Carolina plays New York in game 2 of Eastern Conference qualifying round

New York Rangers (37-28-5, seventh in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (38-25-5,...

Sports

Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals square off in seeding round

Washington Capitals (41-20-8, first in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6,...

Sports

Edmonton plays Chicago in game 2 of Western Conference qualifying round

Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-8, seventh in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Edmonton Oilers (37-25-9, second in...

Sports

Pittsburgh and Montreal meet in game 2 of Eastern Conference qualifying round

Montreal Canadiens (31-31-9, fifth in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (40-23-6, third...

Health

Manfred confident MLB can get through playoffs despite virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he's confident his sport can get through the regular season and...

Health

Opposing brothers Scott, Tyler Heineman share special moment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They like to joke that Scott Heineman hits the home runs and his big brother brings him a little good luck...

Sports

Giants beat Rangers 7-3 despite starter Smyly's injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Donovan Solano hit a two-run single for an early lead and the San Francisco Giants overcame an injury to...

Sports

Nelson 3 hitless innings wins debut, Yanks' win 5th in row

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Nelson was beaming.He had pitched three hitless innings for his major league debut in the New York...

Sports

Angels recover after giving up late lead, beat Astros in 10

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Thaiss scored on Michael Hermosillo’s bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los...

Sports

Valeri comes off the bench to lead Portland past NYCFC 3-1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Diego Valeri and Andy Polo came on in the second half to score key goals as the Portland Timbers...

Sports

Valeri, Polo score in 2nd half, Timbers beat New Yor City FC

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Diego Valeri and Andy Polo came on in the second half to score key goals as the Portland Timbers...

Sports

Athletics use late rally for 3-2 victory over Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Robbie Grossman lined an RBI double to score Tony Kemp in the top of the 10th inning, and the...

Sports

Chatwood fans 11, Cubs hit 3 homers to beat Pirates 4-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Chatwood matched a career high with 11 strikeouts in another terrific performance, and the Chicago Cubs...

Health

Cubs' Ross non-committal when asked about Kimbrel as closer

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross is working out how he plans to handle save situations while struggling closer...

Sports

Angels rally twice, snap 3-game skid, beat Astros 5-4 in 10

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hansel Robles gave up a go-ahead homer to George Springer with two outs in the ninth, and the Los...

Sports

Lowry scores 33 to lead Raptors to 11th straight over Lakers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 33 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and the defending NBA champion Toronto...

Health

Orioles extend Rays' skid to 4 with 5-4 win in 11 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Tampa...

Sports

Freeland throws 6 innings of 2-hit ball, Rox beat Padres 6-1

DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland pitched six innings of two-hit ball and was backed by the superb defense of Trevor Story and Nolan...

Crime

Iran says it detains leader of California-based exile group

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Saturday said it detained an Iranian-American leader of a little-known California-based militant...

Sports

Bellinger sits, Dodgers still roll to 11-2 win over D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Reigning National League MVP Cody Bellinger had a leisurely night at the ballpark, lounging and cheering in the...

Sports

Acuña breaks out with first HR, 2 RBI as Braves top Mets 7-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. shook off a slow start by driving in two runs with two hits, including his first homer, and the...

Health

Gio Gonzalez helps pitch White Sox to 11-5 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gio Gonzalez made his first start for the hot-hitting Chicago White Sox more than 16 years after they...

Sports

Champion Raptors restart with 11th straight win over Lakers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 33 points and 14 rebounds and the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors restarted...

News

California wildfire destroys 1 home, prompts new evacuations

BEAUMONT, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, with evacuation orders for thousands of people...

Health

Nick Kyrgios won't play US Open due to coronavirus concerns

SYDNEY (AP) — Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of concerns over the coronavirus and in honor of the...

Health

Barron Trump's private school to stay closed for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insists that schools reopen so students can go back to their classrooms, but the...

Health

Warren scores career-high 53 as Pacers beat 76ers 127-121

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Warren scored a career-high 53 points, Victor Oladipo added 15 after reversing course on...

Health

Isaias weakens; may strengthen on path to virus-hit Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned...

Sports

Minnesota advances to MLS semis with 4-1 win over San Jose

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Robin Lod had a goal and an assist, Hassani Dotson had two assists and Minnesota United advanced...

Health

Maeda, Sano power Twins past Indians 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sanó hit a pair of homers and Kenta Maeda pitched six scoreless innings in his home debut for...

Sports

Troy Merritt takes 4-point lead in Barracuda Championship

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Troy Merritt made two late birdies Saturday to take a four-point lead into the final round of the...

Health

Airlines, unions pin hopes for more payroll cash on politics

With tens of thousands of airline workers facing layoffs this fall, labor groups are pushing Congress for more federal money to...

Sports

Williams, Parker lead Sky past Mystics 88-86

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker each scored 16 points, Courtney Vandersloot had a late steal, and the...

Sports

Stewart, Storm bounce back, beat Sparks 81-75 without Bird

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 21 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four steals and the Seattle Storm never...

Sports

Pirates RHP Mitch Keller departs with left side discomfort

CHICAGO (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Mitch Keller exited his start against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night because...

Sports

Drop the puck for summer hockey: NHL playoffs get under way

TORONTO (AP) — Players watching the opening minutes of the first NHL game in several months marveled at the familiar feeling...

Sports

Dumba kneels, NHL puts focus on Black Lives Matter movement

Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening...

Sports

Parker, Williams each score 16; Sky slip past Mystics 88-86

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker each scored 16 points, Courtney Vandersloot had a late steal, and the...

Health

Aubameyang goals clinch FA Cup for Arsenal, beating Chelsea

LONDON (AP) — The only time Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looked uncertain was when it came to collecting the FA Cup.Two goals from...

Sports

Cubs 3B Bryant scratched with gastrointestinal issues

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has been scratched because of gastrointestinal issues.Bryant was slated...

Sports

Improbable wins Whitney for Baffert at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Improbable won the $750,000 Whitney by two lengths at Saratoga on Saturday, making Bob Baffert...

Business

NASA astronauts aim for Florida coast to end SpaceX flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company departed the International Space...

Sports

Kang survives wild back nine to share lead at Inverness

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Danielle Kang returned from a 45-minute rain delay with two straight birdies. By the end of the round...

Sports

Varlamov stops 27 shots, Isles beat Panthers 2-1 in Game 1

TORONTO (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots and the New York Islanders opened their best-of-five playoff series with a 2-1...

Sports

Padres' Hosmer on 10-day injured list with stomach ailment

DENVER (AP) — The San Diego Padres placed first baseman Eric Hosmer on the 10-day injured list Saturday due to a stomach...

Sports

Baby Trout: Angels' Mike, Jessica Trout welcome first child

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Three-time AL Most Valuable Player Mike Trout is now a first-time dad.The Los Angeles Angels center...

Sports

Damien Jefferson, Denzel Mahoney are returning to Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Denzel Mahoney and Damien Jefferson announced they are withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to...

Health

SEC contenders must navigate 10 games versus league foes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —The Southeastern Conference has long touted itself as the nation’s toughest football league from top to...

Sports

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 19 to help Thunder top Jazz 110-94

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 19 points, Chris Paul added 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder...

Sports

Chargers' Joey Bosa signs $135 million contract extension

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa has become the NFL’s highest-paid defensive player after signing a five-year contract...

Sports

Hopeful Growth wins $200,000 Monmouth Oaks at Monmouth Park.

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Hopeful Growth took the lead in the stretch and drew off to a four-length victory in the $200,000...

Sports

Todd shoots 1-under 69 for 54-hole lead at WGC in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Winning a World Golf Championship event easily would be the biggest victory of Brendon Todd's career.He...

Health

IndyCar postpones Mid-Ohio doubleheader because of virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The IndyCar doubleheader scheduled for...

Sports

Who's in net? Goalie intrigue aplenty early in NHL playoffs

Even though “Who's in net?” isn't an Abbott and Costello comedy routine, the question makes a few NHL coaches laugh, or at...

Sports

Fowles, Collier help Lynx rally, beat Sun 78-69

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Napheesa Collier added 17 points, nine rebounds and four...

Health

Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates...

Sports

Cowboys dump Forbath, clear path for 'Greg the Leg' Zuerlein

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys released Kai Forbath on Saturday, clearing the way for Greg Zuerlein to be their kicker...

Health

Detroit QB Stafford goes on reserve/COVID-19 list

DETROIT (AP) — One of the NFL's standout quarterbacks is now on the reserve/COVID-19 list.Matthew Stafford was put on the list...

Sports

White Sox put star SS Tim Anderson on IL with groin strain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox placed shortstop Tim Anderson on the injured list with a strained right groin and...

News

Search continues for 8 missing after Marine craft sinks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The search continued Saturday for eight U.S. service members missing after their landing craft went down in...

Health

Negotiators report progress in coronavirus relief talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers reported progress on a huge coronavirus relief bill Saturday, as political pressure mounts to...

Sports

Browns tight end Njoku not seeking trade, commits to team

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Njoku has done an end around with the Browns.After demanding a trade last month, the tight end indicated...

Health

Big Ten Freshman of Year Cockburn returning to Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten Freshman of the Year Kofi Cockburn is returning to Illinois for his sophomore season.The 7-foot,...

Sports

Butler, Adebayo score 22 each as Heat top Nuggets 125-105

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo each scored 22 points to help the Miami Heat beat the Denver Nuggets...

Sports

Quigley shoots 64 for 1-shot lead in Champions tour return

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Brett Quigley was so excited to be competing again he could barely break par. He settled down...

Sports

Man arrested in connection with pro poker player's death

WHITE LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 60-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a professional poker...

Health

Grace tests positive, knocking him out of contention and PGA

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Branden Grace tested positive for the coronavirus Saturday, a double blow to the South African who was...

News

Forecasters say Isaias weakens to tropical storm, expected to regain hurricane strength overnight as it nears Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Isaias weakens to tropical storm, expected to regain hurricane strength overnight as it nears...

Health

Oklahoma reported coronavirus cases up by 1,244, 8 more die

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma has increased by more than 1,200 with eight more...

Sports

Teamer, Patton among 6 players released by Chargers

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Safety Roderic Teamer and wide receiver Andre Patton were among six players released by the Los...

Health

Hurricane Isaias churns through Bahamas as Florida prepares

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Forecasters declared a hurricane warning for parts of the Florida coast Friday as Hurricane Isaias...

Business

Q&A: What would a US ban on Chinese-owned app TikTok mean?

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to take action to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has...

Sports

Aho leads Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Rangers in NHL's return

TORONTO (AP) — Hockey's back, and Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour couldn't be more impressed with how Carolina ushered in its...

Health

Another postponement rattles MLB; Brewers' Cain opts out

The coronavirus forced baseball's 17th postponement in 10 days on Saturday, prompting at least two more players to opt out and...

Sports

Arkansas sharpshooter Joe returning for junior season

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas sharpshooter Isaiah Joe will return for his junior season after withdrawing his name from...

Health

AP sources: Jets LB C.J. Mosley opting out of NFL season

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley has opted out of playing this season because of family health concerns,...

Sports

Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

“Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry more than seven years after the marathon bombing killed three people and...

Sports

La-Lafayette coach, ex-Miss. St. player Looney dead at 31

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette assistant football coach and former Mississippi State player D.J. Looney died from a...

Sports

Settlement reached in death of football player in Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas community college has reached a settlement with the New Jersey family of a football player...

News

Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Should former Vice President Joe Biden win the White House in November, America will likely be in for a...

Health

Hamlin-Harvick duel resumes as Cup Series hits New Hampshire

Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick spent the final lap at New Hampshire a year ago jockeying for the lead, the two clearly the...

Health

Gonzaga's Joel Ayayi to return for junior season

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga guard Joel Ayayi is withdrawing his name from the NBA draft and will return for his junior...

Business

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that...

Sports

Tigers, Reds rained out, to play 7-inning twinbill Sunday

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds were set to play Major League Baseball's first doubleheader scheduled for...

Crime

Chicago homicides and shootings rise sharply in 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Homicides and shootings have surged in Chicago during the first seven months of the year.From Jan. 1 through the...

Crime

Texas city commissioner killed in gun battle with police

MISSION, Texas (AP) — A Texas city commissioner was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with police and a sheriff's deputy...

Health

Arizona congressman tests positive for virus; 2nd this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee said Saturday he tested positive for the coronavirus...

Sports

Giants extend contract of Nick Gates after Solder's opt out

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Less than a week after left tackle Nate Solder opted out of the season, the New York Giants...

Crime

Portland protest peaceful after federal presence reduced

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than a thousand people showed up in downtown Portland early Saturday to peacefully protest, about...

Health

Connie Culp, 1st US partial face transplant recipient, dies

Connie Culp, the recipient of the first partial face transplant in the U.S., has died at 57, almost a dozen years after the...

Sports

AP Interview: Heat's Leonard stands for anthem, explains why

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Meyers Leonard has a brother who served two tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines. He...

Health

Dolphins QB Fitzpatrick says he and Tua have hit it off

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick says he has talked with rookie Tua Tagovailoa about the most anticipated handoff in years for the...

News

US Marshals put Fyre Festival merchandise up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — More than three years after the highly publicized Fyre Festival famously fizzled out in the Bahamas,...

Health

Brees will stand for anthem, but respects those who kneel

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he'll remain standing for “The Star Spangled Banner,” but professed...

Business

Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned...

Sports

AP WAS THERE: 1948 London Olympics

EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking...

Health

'Rebuilding Paradise' looks at emotional toll of deadly fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Almost two years since a wildfire swept through his mountain town and virtually wiped it out, Steve...

Health

Foreign threats loom ahead of US presidential election

NEW YORK (AP) — As the Nov. 3 presidential vote nears, there are fresh signs that the nation’s electoral system is again under...

Health

Mexico No. 3 in virus deaths; storm could hinder US response

Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind Brazil and the United States, where a hurricane bearing down...

Health

Health officials link US salmonella outbreak to red onions

Federal health officials say an outbreak of salmonella infecting nearly 400 people in more than 30 states has been linked to...

Health

Financially struggling zoos could be latest pandemic victims

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began keeping visitors at home, the jaguars and chimpanzees at the Oakland...

Health

Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests

PHOENIX (AP) — When some 45,000 coronavirus test kits went unused during a 12-day testing blitz in Phoenix's hardest-hit Latino...

Health

No new positives for Marlins, Phils; 2B Isan Diaz opts out

The Miami Marlins received no new positive results in their latest round of coronavirus testing, a person familiar with the...

Health

Trump, GOP soften on opposition to $600 jobless benefit

WASHINGTON (AP) — With political pressure rising, talks on a huge coronavirus relief measure resumed on Saturday, focused on...

Health

States eager to expand broadband, wary of CARES Act deadline

Fearful of losing federal pandemic dollars, officials from states across the country are rushing to finish projects by the end...

Health

Virtual school: Teachers want to improve but training varies

After a rocky transition to distance learning last spring, Georgia teacher Aimee Rodriguez Webb is determined to do better this...

Health

Trump's faith outreach aims to cast Democrats as the enemy

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is courting religious voters in part by seeking to portray Democrats as a threat...

Sports

Brewers to start Anderson against St. Louis in home opener

St. Louis Cardinals (2-3, third in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (3-3, second in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Saturday,...

Sports

Bauer expected to start for Cincinnati at Detroit

Cincinnati Reds (2-5, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (5-3, third in the NL Central)Detroit; Saturday, 1:10 p.m....

Sports

Maeda scheduled to start for Minnesota against Cleveland

Cleveland Indians (5-3, second in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (5-2, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Saturday, 7:10...

Sports

Kikuchi expected to start as Seattle hosts Oakland

Oakland Athletics (3-4, third in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (4-4, second in the AL West)Seattle; Saturday, 9:10 p.m....

Sports

Tanaka scheduled to start as New York hosts Boston

Boston Red Sox (3-5, fifth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (5-1, first in the AL East)New York; Saturday, 7:07 p.m....

Sports

Weaver scheduled to start for Diamondbacks against Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers (5-3, third in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (3-5, fifth in the NL West)Phoenix; Saturday, 8:10...

Sports

Freeland expected to start as Rockies host Padres

San Diego Padres (6-2, first in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (4-2, second in the NL West)Denver; Saturday, 8:10 p.m....

Sports

Greinke expected to start for Houston against Los Angeles

Houston Astros (4-3, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (2-6, fifth in the AL West)Anaheim, California; Saturday,...

Sports

Gonzalez expected to start for the White Sox against Royals

Chicago White Sox (3-4, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (3-5, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

Sports

Glasnow scheduled to start for Rays at Orioles

Tampa Bay Rays (4-4, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (3-3, second in the AL East)Baltimore; Saturday, 7:35 p.m....

Sports

Toussaint expected to start for the Braves against the Mets

New York Mets (3-5, fifth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (5-3, first in the NL East)Atlanta; Saturday, 7:10 p.m....

Sports

Chatwood expected to start as Cubs host the Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates (2-5, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (5-2, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Saturday, 8:15 p.m....

Sports

San Francisco to host Texas Saturday

Texas Rangers (2-4, fourth in the AL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (4-4, fourth in the AL West)San Francisco; Saturday, 9:10...

Sports

PGA '20: A hole-by-hole look at TPC Harding Park for the PGA

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at the TPC Harding Park, site of the 102nd PGA Championship on Aug. 6-9:No. 1, 393...

Health

Facts and figures for the 102nd PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISO (AP) — Event: 102nd PGA Championship.Dates: Aug. 6-9Site: TPC Harding Park.Length: 7,251.Par: 70.Field: 156...

Sports

Top scorers face off in Phoenix-Dallas matchup

Dallas Mavericks (40-28, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (27-39, 13th in the Western Conference)Lake Buena...

Sports

Magic face the Kings on 4-game win streak

Sacramento Kings (28-37, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (31-35, seventh in the Eastern Conference)Lake Buena...

Health

Tucker drives in 4 runs to lead Astros over Angels 9-6

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Houston manager Dusty Baker will take any wins he can get, even if they provide some anxiety.The Astros...

Health

LEADING OFF: Cards, Brews try again after virus postponement

A look at what’s happening around the majors today:WHO’S PLAYING?The Cardinals will see if they can begin their series at...

Sports

Marlins get LHP Bleier from Orioles for player to be named

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired left-handed reliever Richard Bleier from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be...

Health

Early in pandemic, frantic doctors traded tips across oceans

Amid the chaos of the pandemic’s early days, doctors who faced the first coronavirus onslaught reached across oceans and...

Sports

Judge homers again, Yankees roll past Red Sox 5-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge homered for the third straight night, Jordan Montgomery cut up one of the league’s hottest lineups...

Sports

Walker's double in 8th lifts Diamondbacks over Dodgers 5-3

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker hit a three-run double in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of their...

Health

Pham, Tatis homer in 9th, Padres rally, beat Rockies 8-7

DENVER (AP) — Tommy Pham carried a little grudge with him to the plate.He took it out on the offending party.Pham hit a...

Sports

Flores homers to get Giants going in 9-2 win over Rangers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wilmer Flores hit a three-run homer off Mike Minor, Darin Ruf drove in three runs and the San Francisco...

Sports

Darvish shines as Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish and Craig Kimbrel looked like they did at the end of last year.Talk about a mixed bag for the Chicago...

Business

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter...

Sports

Taijuan Walker overpowering as Mariners beat Athletics 5-3

SEATTLE (AP) — After seeing most of the last two seasons wiped out by Tommy John surgery, Taijuan Walker was more than ready to...

News

Search stretches on for 8 missing after Marine craft sinks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Helicopters and boats ranging from inflatables to a Navy destroyer were headed into a Saturday search for...

Sports

Harden has 49 to lead Rockets over Mavericks 153-149 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden scored 49 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Dallas Mavericks 153-149 in...

Business

Revenue at biggest Trump properties held steady last year

NEW YORK (AP) — Revenue at President Donald Trump’s Washington, D.C., hotel and several of his biggest clubs and resorts mostly...

Sports

James Harden scores 49 points, Rockets outlast Mavs in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden scored 49 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Dallas Mavericks 153-149 in...

Sports

Kepler homer, Dobnak pitching lead Twins over Indians 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit his second leadoff home run of the season, Alex Avila added his first homer for Minnesota,...

Sports

Santander hits unique HR, has 3 RBIs as Orioles top Rays 6-3

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Santander hit an odd home run off Blake Snell and had three RBIs to help the Baltimore Orioles beat...

Sports

Engel, Keuchel lead White Sox to 3-2 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adam Engel hit a three-run homer in the second inning Friday night, and that was all the offense the...

Sports

Dream beats Liberty 84-78; NY's Ionescu injures left ankle

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Betnijah Laney scored a career-high 30 points and the Atlanta Dream beat New York 84-78 Friday night in...

Sports

Taurasi has 20 points, 10 assists; Mercury beat Aces 102-95

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Diana Taurasi had 22 points and 10 assists, Skylar Diggins-Smith also scored 22 points, and the Phoenix...

Sports

DeRozan scores 27 points to lead Spurs past Kings, 129-120

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 17 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter to help the San Antonio Spurs pull...

Health

Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu to return for junior season

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois basketball star Ayo Dosunmu plans to return for his junior season rather than turn pro.The...

Crime

Boy, 9, fatally shot while playing at Chicago parking lot

CHICAGO (AP) — A 9-year-old boy was killed Friday night when a gunman fired several shots toward the Chicago parking lot where...

Health

The Latest: SKorea holds leader of church with virus cluster

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an...

Sports

Braves rally on d'Arnaud's 3-run double, beat Mets 11-10

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud drove in five runs, including three with a bases-loaded double that capped a...

Sports

Turnbull, most Ls last year, gets 1st W, Tigers top Reds

DETROIT (AP) — Spencer Turnbull and the Detroit bullpen combined on a three-hitter, Austin Romine and Travis Demeritte each...

Sports

Judge HR, Montgomery sharp, Yanks top Red Sox in home opener

NEW YORK (AP) — His chambers left empty, Aaron Judge still rules right field at Yankee Stadium.Judge homered for the third...

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Joe Biden's search for a running mate enters final stretch

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates...

Health

Popovich, Isaac choose to stand for anthem in NBA bubble

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Isaac stood, and stood out.And later Friday, Gregg Popovich and Becky Hammon did the...

Health

Yanks' Chapman returns from virus; Kahnle needs Tommy John

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to return to the New York Yankees following a bout with the...

Crime

New probe into reports Bay Area police badges mark killings

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The chief of a San Francisco Bay Area police department under scrutiny for several deadly shootings said...

Sports

Sabally's double-double, late block help Wings beat Fever

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Satou Sabally had season highs of 23 points and 17 rebounds and made critical plays down the stretch as...

Sports

Orlando City uses shootout to oust LAFC in MLS tourney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — João Moutinho scored on a header in the 90th minute to tie the match and Nani scored the deciding...

Sports

Liberty rookie Sabrina Ionescu injures ankle against Dream

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — New York top draft pick Sabrina Ionescu injured her ankle in the second quarter against Atlanta and did...

Sports

Kyle Stanley takes Barracuda lead at Tahoe Mountain Club

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Stanley had another eagle in a 14-point round Friday to take the lead into the weekend in the...

Crime

Marine vehicle deep under sea, complicating rescue search

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military seafaring assault vehicle that sank off the coast of Southern California is under hundreds of feet...

Sports

Laney nets 30, Dream beats Liberty 84-78; Ionescu injured

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Betnijah Laney scored a career-high 30 points and the Atlanta Dream beat New York 84-78 Friday night, in...

Health

California officials report first virus death of a child

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials reported the state’s first coronavirus death of a child on Friday as the...

Sports

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the...

News

Midair collision kills state legislator, 6 others in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven people, including an Alaska state lawmaker, died Friday when two small airplanes collided in...