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Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown, schools, work resume

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions imposed after a...

Health

French hospitals delay operations to cope with COVID surge

PARIS (AP) — Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19...

Health

The Latest: Mexico virus data may not be available for years

Mexico City — Mexico’s top coronavirus official said Sunday that definitive data on the country’s death toll from COVID-19...

Sports

Kurt Busch ends 0-for-21 skid to finally win at home track

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Luck finally fell Kurt Busch's way at his home track, where he pulled out an upset Sunday night at Las Vegas...

Business

Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran...

Sports

Toronto FC beats MLS-leading Columbus 3-1 in East Hartford

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Alejandro Pozuelo broke a tie in the 59th minute and Toronto FC beat the MLS-leading Columbus Crew...

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Gallese, Orlando City survive a man down, tie Dallas 0-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Pedro Gallese had his second MLS shutout and Orlando City played a man down for the final 20-plus minutes...

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LeMahieu, Soto batting champs in shortest season in century

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu became the first player to win undisputed batting titles in both leagues and Juan Soto the youngest...

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Another Falcons collapse: Foles' 3 TDs lead 30-26 Bears win

ATLANTA (AP) — No matter how bad things might have seemed a week ago, the Atlanta Falcons somehow managed to make it even...

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Cowboys' comeback falls short in 38-31 loss to Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — Another week, another big deficit for Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys to try and overcome.The trend is...

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Saints' Peat injures ankle, Packers' Kirksey hurts shoulder

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints starting left guard Andrus Peat was carted off the field late in the first half of Sunday night's...

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Beric, Herbers lift Chicago Fire past Atlanta United, 2-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Robert Beric scored his fourth goal in four games and the Chicago Fire beat the Atlanta United 2-0 on Sunday...

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The Finals are set: LeBron, Lakers will meet Butler, Heat

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James vs. the Heat.Pat Riley vs. the Lakers.Get ready for the NBA Finals — a title series...

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Trump ex-campaign boss hospitalized amid threat to harm self

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale was hospitalized Sunday after he...

Sports

Toronto FC beats MLS-leading Crew 3-1 in Connecticut

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Alejandro Pozuelo broke a tie in the 59th minute and Toronto FC beat the MLS-leading Columbus Crew...

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NFL Today, Week 3

SCOREBOARDMonday, Sept. 28Kansas City at Baltimore, 8:15 p.m. EDT. It’s a Monday night matchup between Patrick Mahomes and the...

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Miami Heat advance to NBA Finals against Los Angeles Lakers, beating Boston Celtics 125-113 in Game 6 of Eastern finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Miami Heat advance to NBA Finals against Los Angeles Lakers, beating Boston Celtics 125-113 in...

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LEADING OFF: Ailing players heal up, Yanks back in Cleveland

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:HOW DOES IT FEEL?American League playoff teams get only one day off to...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

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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User error: Murray's INTs hurt in Cardinals' first loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's magic legs returned on Sunday with another highlight-reel touchdown run. Unfortunately...

Sports

Driskel benched, Broncos fall to 0-3 after loss to Bucs

DENVER (AP) — Jeff Driskel benched. Early punt blocked. Defense Tom Brady-ied.That pretty much wraps up how the day went for...

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Fontana, Przybylko help Union beat Inter Miami 3-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Anthony Fontana, Ilson Pereira and Brenden Aaronson scored, Kacper Przybylko had two assists and the...

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Panthers beat Chargers 21-16 for Rhule's first NFL victory

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Carolina was missing Christian McCaffrey, but got big efforts on defense and special teams to give...

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Wilson throws 5 more TD passes, Seahawks beat Cowboys 38-31

SEATTLE (AP) — DK Metcalf made an unforgivable blunder by starting his celebration too soon, a textbook example of what not to...

Crime

Louisville protests continue in Breonna Taylor's name

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A crowd marched in Louisville’s streets chanting “Breonna Taylor, say her name” on Sunday evening, the...

Sports

Belichick reaches milestone as Patriots top Raiders 36-20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rex Burkhead can’t remember the last time he scored three touchdowns in a game. But he said every time...

Sports

Falcons blow another big lead, this time to Foles and Bears

ATLANTA (AP) — The Falcons suffered their second straight fourth-quarter collapse after leading by two touchdowns, this time to...

Health

Angels fire GM Billy Eppler after 5 straight losing seasons

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels fired general manager Billy Eppler on Sunday after the long-struggling franchise...

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Tom Barlow scores twice to help Red Bulls beat Impact 4-1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tom Barlow scored twice to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Montreal Impact 4-1 on Sunday...

Business

Federal judge postpones Trump ban on popular app TikTok

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video...

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Washington No. 2 pick Young injures groin in loss to Browns

Washington rookie defensive end Chase Young's outlook is uncertain after the No. 2 overall pick in this year's draft left in...

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Reds beat Twins 5-3 in 10; Minnesota wins AL Central

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tucker Barnhart and Eugenio Suárez had RBI singles during a three-run 10th inning, and the Cincinnati Reds...

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Brady, Barrett lead Buccaneers past Broncos 28-10

DENVER (AP) — Before kickoff, Tom Brady sauntered over to Peyton Manning, who owns four fewer Super Bowl rings but has...

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Chargers' late lateral goes awry in awful loss to Carolina

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Keenan Allen caught Justin Herbert's pass over the middle about 15 yards from the Panthers' end zone....

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Darnold's dismal day could have long-term impact for Jets

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Darnold started dismally Sunday. His first official pass was picked off by Xavier Rhodes and returned...

Health

Pandemic playoffs: Brewers, Astros in despite losing records

Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a ragged start this year. They never got above .500. And they dropped...

Health

Ohtani wants to remain 2-way player for Angels in 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani wants to remain a two-way player for the Los Angeles Angels, even though he didn’t come close...

Sports

Lions snap 11-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 26-23

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing...

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A's beat Mariners 6-2, earn 2 seed and will face White Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha drove in four runs and the Oakland Athletics came back to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on...

Health

Pollock hits 2 HRs, playoff-bound Dodgers blank Angels 5-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AJ Pollock homered twice and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the...

Crime

Organizer arrested after driving car into California protest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An organizer of a Southern California demonstration against racism was in jail Sunday on suspicion of...

Sports

Slow start sends White Sox to costly 10-8 loss vs Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria had a succinct message for his team after a disappointing finish to a...

Sports

Indians rally past Pirates, will host Yankees in playoffs

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are staying home for the first round of the postseason — and the New York Yankees are...

Sports

Colts defense, Rivers come up big as Colts ground Jets 36-7

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Xavier Rhodes delivered the first punch Sunday for the Indianapolis Colts.T.J. Carrie finished it off on a...

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Marlins beat Yanks 5-0 for winning season, face Cubs

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami heads to its first postseason appearance since the Marlins' 2003 World Series title with its first...

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Phillies eliminated from race by AL East champion Rays, 5-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies were eliminated from the playoff race Sunday with a 5-0...

Sports

Braves face Reds in playoffs; Red Sox win Roenicke finale

ATLANTA (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. homered and made a leaping catch as the last-place Boston Red Sox won their final game under...

Health

The Latest: Wilson rallies Seahawks past Cowboys 38-31

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT):__8 p.m.Russell Wilson threw for 315 yards and five touchdowns without an...

Sports

Slow-starting Rams fall just short in 35-32 loss to Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams proved they’re difficult to contain once Jared Goff and Aaron Donald find their...

Sports

Swafford wins at Punta Cana, Catlin gets 2nd win in Europe

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Hudson Swafford stopped his slide with a 10-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole, and he...

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Cardinals beat Brewers, both clinch postseason berths

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harrison Bader tripled and homered to help the St. Louis Cardinals clinch a postseason berth on the final day...

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Cardinals top Brewers, both reach postseason on final day

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harrison Bader tripled and homered to help the St. Louis Cardinals clinch a postseason berth on the final day...

Health

Trump vows quick court vote, Biden urges delay for Nov. 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will go...

Health

Roenicke fired by Red Sox after 1 pandemic-shortened season

BOSTON (AP) — Ron Roenicke waited five years after his previous managerial job for another opportunity.When it finally came, it...

Health

Astros to playoffs with losing record after loss to Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Houston Astros are going into the playoffs with a losing record, a year after having the most wins...

Sports

Foles rekindles Super Bowl magic in stunning win vs Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Foles rekindled that Super Bowl magic.The result was a stunning victory for the Chicago Bears.Taking over...

Crime

Authorities: Man requested money to shoot Louisville police

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who authorities accuse of requesting $30,000 to shoot police officers in Louisville in a...

Sports

Nationals' Soto youngest ever to win NL batting crown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto became the National League’s youngest batting champion, Trea Turner hit a grand slam and drove in...

Sports

Giants lose to Padres, miss playoffs on season's final day

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants will look back at several missed chances over the final week that cost them a playoff berth...

Health

Bumgarner gets 1st win in final start for D-backs, 11-3

PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless innings to win his first game for Arizona in his ninth and final start...

Sports

Packers' Adams, Clark and Saints' Onyemata, Davenport out

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams and defensive tackle Kenny Clark have been ruled out Sunday night...

Sports

Banged up 49ers win again at MetLife, beat winless Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The way the San Francisco 49ers played, missing quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and a slew of starters...

Sports

Singer, Royals beat Tigers 3-1 in Gordon's finale

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer finished his rookie season with a stellar performance, Alex Gordon wrapped up his long...

Sports

Jefferson's breakout not enough, as Vikings falter at finish

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson blew by the closest man in coverage to make a wide-open catch, sprinted parallel to the...

Sports

Giants take big step back in losing to San Francisco

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After putting up decent efforts in their first two games under Joe Judge, the winless New York...

Sports

Washington coach Rivera stands by QB Haskins after rough day

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio homecoming Dwayne Haskins was hoping to have didn't go very well for Washington's big-armed...

Sports

Bills rally to beat Rams 35-32 after blowing 25-point lead

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen might get the credit for saving the Buffalo Bills from a monumental second-half meltdown....

Sports

Jays lose finale to Orioles 7-5, will face Rays in playoffs

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are set to face the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round of the postseason after losing...

Health

Biden, Trump take differing approaches to debate preparation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each...

Sports

Mistakes send sloppy Raiders to 36-20 loss to Patriots

The mistakes the Las Vegas Raiders did so well avoiding in winning the first two weeks piled up in New England.A fumble in the...

Sports

Time to panic? Late collapse drops Texans to 0-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Deshaun Watson ran out of running room. J.J. Watt and the defense ran out of stopping power. And the Houston...

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Titans top winless Vikes 31-30; Gostkowski has 6 FGs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans have had little reason to sweat these tight finishes.That shaky...

Crime

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times last month told investigators he...

Sports

Stewart, Bird help Storm sweep Lynx, advance to WNBA Finals

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart put forth a career effort to get the Seattle Storm back to the WNBA Finals.Stewart...

Sports

Steelers stay perfect, keep Texans winless in 28-21 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent two quarters trying to hem in Deshaun Watson. It didn't take. After watching...

Business

Joe Biden: Vacancy about health law, not court expansion

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants voters to see Republicans’ push for a speedy Supreme...

Sports

Storm advance to finals; Aces force Game 5 against Sun

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored a career playoff-high 31 points — tying Seattle’s franchise playoff record — and...

Sports

Steve Torrence beats father Billy at NHRA Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time defending Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence took the points lead Sunday in the AMALIE Motor...

Sports

Bengals, Eagles play to 23-23 tie

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Burrow kept his team from losing again. So did Carson Wentz after several mistakes.Neither quarterback...

Crime

Arrests in Portland protest follow fairly calm rally

PORTLAND (AP) — Several people in Portland, Oregon, were arrested in anti-police brutality protests that continued into early...

Sports

Mayfield leads Browns to first winning record since 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in six years, the Cleveland Browns have a winning record.They want to keep it that way.“We...

Sports

French Open Glance: Nadal, Serena Williams in Day 2 action

PARIS (AP) — A quick look at the French Open:LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAYSerena Williams and Rafael Nadal highlight the Day 2 schedule,...

Health

No chill for Coco: Gauff ousts 9th seed in French Open debut

PARIS (AP) — Prepping in the relative warmth of a gym before heading out with leggings and long sleeves to make her French Open...

Health

Lockdowns are fading, but GOP outrage isn't in campaigns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther...

News

Appellate court halts Wisconsin ballot-counting extension

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Sunday temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in...

Sports

Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their...

Health

Minnesota mayor disputes harassment of COVID-19 survey team

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayor of a southern Minnesota city is disputing state health department claims that a COVID-19 survey...

Sports

Brewers lefty Anderson exits key game vs Cards with blister

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers lefty Brett Anderson exited his start Sunday in a key game at St. Louis in the third inning...

News

Deadly microbe water warning lifted for final Texas city

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — Environmental officials in Texas have lifted a warning for a final Houston-area community to stop...

News

Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan; 18 killed

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces has erupted again over the disputed separatist region...

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Federal appeals court temporarily halts six-day extension for counting ballots in battleground Wisconsin.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal appeals court temporarily halts six-day extension for counting ballots in battleground Wisconsin.

Sports

NC State safety being released from hospital after scare

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State says safety Khalid Martin is being discharged from a Virginia hospital with no...

Sports

Vardy scores 3, Leicester stuns Man City in wild 5-2 EPL win

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy scored a hat trick containing two penalties as Leicester came from behind to stun hosts...

Sports

Marlins' Starling Marte, José Ureña hurt against Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami outfielder Starling Marte and right-hander José Ureña left Sundays' regular-season finale against the New...

News

Jill Biden, Doug Emhoff team up in final campaign stretch

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff are both from New Jersey. They married politicians who have been in the...

Sports

The Latest: US Open runner-up Zverev wins 1st match in Paris

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):___9:50 p.m.Alexander Zverev has won his first match since blowing...

Health

Georgia State: Errors in test results led to postponement

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State says the positive COVID-19 tests that caused Saturday’s football game at Charlotte to be postponed...

Sports

McCoughtry scores 29, Aces beat Sun 84-75 to force Game 5

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Angel McCoughtry said she received some inspirational advice from Elena Delle Donne before the game and...

Sports

Braves remove Acuña from lineup with renewed wrist soreness

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. has been removed from the Atlanta Braves' lineup in their regular season finale due to...

Health

Lions WR Golladay makes 2020 debut; Bucs' Godwin also active

Detroit’s Kenny Golladay and Tampa Bay’s Chris Godwin are a couple of noteworthy receivers returning to action in Sunday’s late...

Sports

At long last, Lakers' Frank Vogel set to see the NBA Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel was smiling when he was asked what it felt like to finally...

Health

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate...

Health

Timberwolves' guard Beasley jailed after arrest on 2 charges

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley was in jail Sunday on charges of drug possession and receiving...

Sports

Punishing Pitt: No. 24 Panthers relying on dominant defense

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi bit his tongue all week whenever someone would mention the challenge...

Health

Oklahoma coronavirus cases rise by 823

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — There were a reported 823 newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Oklahoma on Sunday, according to the...

News

Average US gas price falls a penny to $2.25/gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell penny over the past two weeks to $2.25 per...

Sports

AP Top 25: Big Ten and Pac-12 return to most unusual poll

No. 6 Ohio State, No. 10 Penn State and No. 14 Oregon returned to The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, weeks...

Sports

POLL ALERT: No. 6 Ohio St, No. 10 Penn St jump back into Top 25; LSU, Oklahoma fall; Clemson, Alabama, Florida top poll.

NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: No. 6 Ohio St, No. 10 Penn St jump back into Top 25; LSU, Oklahoma fall; Clemson, Alabama, Florida...

Crime

Man takes officer's gun, opens fire inside LA police station

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered minor injuries during an altercation in a police station...

Crime

With anger at police high, officers face greater danger

CHICAGO (AP) — A man walks up to a squad car and opens fire on two sheriff’s deputies sitting inside. Two police officers are...

Sports

Boston Red Sox say manager Ron Roenicke won't return in 2021; team in last place in AL East

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox say manager Ron Roenicke won't return in 2021; team in last place in AL East.

Business

Pompeo speaks with NATO chief about Mediterranean tensions

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is due to arrive in Greece on an official visit early Monday,...

Sports

Falcons missing 6 starters vs Bears, including Julio Jones

ATLANTA (AP) — The winless Atlanta Falcons were missing six starters for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears, including...

Health

Insider Q&A: Accenture directs capital to Black start-ups

NEW YORK (AP) —Kathryn Ross was one of just two Black women in Accenture's Miami office when she first joined the global...

Crime

Sheriff: 1 wounded in shooting at haunted house

CHINA GROVE, N.C. (AP) — One person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina on...

Sports

Police arrest dozens during unauthorized Maryland car rally

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — More than 100 people have been arrested on criminal and traffic offenses during an unauthorized car...

Health

Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some...

News

How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana. Within weeks, she is likely to...

Health

The eyes don't have it: Masks upset classroom communication

Placing an order at a deli counter while wearing a mask and standing 6 feet away can be difficult. Try teaching a class full of...

Health

Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian Country

NIXON, Nev. (AP) — Many older people living on the expansive Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in northern Nevada relied on the...

Sports

Michael Vick working to clear way for Fla. ex-felons to vote

When former NFL quarterback Michael Vick went with some of his family members to try to vote in 2011, the former No. 1 draft...

Sports

AP Top 25 Takeaways: LSU gets Air Raided; No. 3 OU upset

The Pirate plundered the defending national champions. Oklahoma got its annual faceplant as a big favorite out of the way...

Business

AP Sportlight

Sept. 281920 — A Chicago grand jury indicts eight members of the Chicago White Sox on charges of fixing the 1919 World Series,...

Sports

This Date in Baseball

Sept. 281919 — In the shortest nine-inning game in major league history, 51 minutes, the New York Giants beat the Philadelphia...

Business

New rule may strip pollution protections from popular lakes

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, a power company received permission from North Carolina to build a reservoir by...

Sports

Patriots place C David Andrews, LB Josh Uche on IR

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have placed starting center David Andrews and rookie linebacker Josh Uche on...

Sports

On final day, 2 NL spots and AL Central crown in play

Four teams, two National League playoff spots.And the AL Central champion.Besides postseason seeding, that's what remains to be...

Sports

Stars to host Kucherov and the Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Dallas Stars (37-24-8, third in the Central...

Sports

Wilson throws for 392 yards, No. 18 BYU routs Troy 48-7

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson threw for a career-high 392 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 18 BYU to a 48-7 victory over...

Sports

Rockies visit the Diamondbacks after Marquez's strong outing

Colorado Rockies (26-33, fourth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (24-35, fifth in the NL West)Phoenix; Sunday, 3:10...

Sports

Smyly expected to start as San Francisco hosts San Diego

San Diego Padres (36-23, second in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (29-30, third in the NL West)San Francisco; Sunday,...

Sports

Zimmermann, Tigers to face Singer, Royals

Detroit Tigers (23-34, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (25-34, fourth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

Sports

Urena, Marlins to face Schmidt, Yankees

Miami Marlins (30-29, second in the NL East) vs. New York Yankees (33-26, second in the AL East)New York; Sunday, 3:05 p.m....

Sports

Wilson expected to start for Atlanta against Boston

Boston Red Sox (23-36, fifth in the AL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (35-24, first in the NL East)Atlanta; Sunday, 3:10 p.m....

Sports

Nola, Phillies to face Fleming, Rays

Philadelphia Phillies (28-31, third in the NL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (39-20, first in the AL East)St. Petersburg, Florida;...

Sports

Pirates in action against the Indians after Musgrove's strong showing

Pittsburgh Pirates (19-40, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (34-25, third in the AL Central)Cleveland; Sunday,...

Sports

Roark expected to start for the Blue Jays against the Orioles

Baltimore Orioles (24-35, fourth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (32-27, third in the AL East)Buffalo, New York; Sunday,...

Sports

Nationals, streaking Stevenson set for matchup with Mets

New York Mets (26-33, fourth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (25-34, fifth in the NL East)Washington; Sunday, 3:05...

Sports

Springer takes 12-game hit streak into matchup with Rangers

Houston Astros (29-30, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (21-38, fifth in the AL West)Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 3:05...

Sports

Gray expected to start for the Reds against Twins

Cincinnati Reds (30-29, third in the NL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (36-23, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Sunday, 3:10...

Sports

Alzolay, Cubs to face Lopez, White Sox

Chicago Cubs (33-26, first in the NL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (35-24, second in the AL Central)Chicago; Sunday, 3:10 p.m....

Sports

Brewers face St. Louis, look to build on Woodruff's strong outing

Milwaukee Brewers (29-30, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (29-28, second in the NL Central)St. Louis; Sunday,...

Sports

Gonzales, Mariners to take on Montas, Athletics

Seattle Mariners (27-32, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (35-24, first in the AL West)Oakland, California; Sunday,...

Sports

Angels to face Dodgers on the road

Los Angeles Angels (26-33, fourth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (42-17, first in the NL West)Los Angeles; Sunday,...

Sports

Betts exits after HBP, Dodgers edge Angels following outage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts exited early after getting hit by a pitch, giving the Dodgers a brief scare with the playoffs...

Sports

No. 8 Texas rallies, beats Texas Tech 63-56 in overtime

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sam Ehlinger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Moore in overtime, sending No. 8 Texas to a wild...

Sports

LeMahieu, Voit near milestones for Yankees in win over Miami

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu moved into position to become the first player to earn undisputed batting titles in both leagues,...

Health

LEADING OFF: NL race down to final day — and maybe Monday

A look at what's happening around the majors today:___LET'S GET IT SETTLEDSt. Louis, Milwaukee, San Francisco and Philadelphia...

Sports

Giants need win, help to reach playoffs after loss to Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his 17th home run and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 6-2 on Saturday...

Sports

James, Lakers beat Nuggets in Game 5 to reach NBA Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James wore out the path to the NBA Finals in the Eastern Conference, making annual trips...

Sports

Perry, Pavelski and Stars force Stanley Cup Game 6 vs Tampa

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — More than a decade since Corey Perry won the Stanley Cup as a young player and years after Joe...

Sports

Patterson steps up, leads No. 20 Hokies past NC State 45-24

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Quincy Patterson II came off the bench to throw two touchdown passes and run for another score, leading...

Sports

Brewers boost playoff chances with 3-0 win over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brandon Woodruff allowed two hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers boosted their playoff prospects...

Health

King throws 2 TD passes, No. 12 Miami routs Florida State

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami avoided a lightning delay, amped up the offense and overwhelmed its in-state rival.D’Eriq King...

Business

Her words: Amy Coney Barrett on faith, precedent, abortion

Some notable quotes from Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the...

Crime

A look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s notable opinions, votes

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, has been on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Sports

Ebner dominates in Aranda debut as Baylor tops Kansas 47-14

WACO, Texas (AP) — Trestan Ebner left little doubt he was more than ready for Baylor’s opener after two games were called off...

Sports

Rays beat Philadelphia 4-3, hurt Phillies' playoff hopes

ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. (AP) — Mike Zunino, Brandon Lowe and Willy Adames each hit a run-scoring single with two outs in the fifth...

Sports

Saturday's best

STARS—K.J. Costello, Mississippi State, passed for an SEC-record 623 yards and had five TD passes to help the Bulldogs knock...

Health

No. 16 Tennessee wins seventh straight 31-27 over Gamecocks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano expected a difficult time at South Carolina. He also expected...

News

AP Explains: What's next for Trump's Supreme Court pick?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sending...

Sports

Moncada homers as White Sox win 9-5; Cubs clinch NL Central

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox picked up a victory they sorely needed and the Cubs clinched a division championship. Consider it...

Sports

Power outage causes 25-minute delay at Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Freeway Series game at Dodger Stadium resumed after a 25-minute delay caused by the ballpark's power...

Health

Trump caps judiciary remake with choice of Barrett for court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, capping a dramatic...

Sports

Spiller leads No. 10 Texas A&M over Vanderbilt 17-12

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher admitted that he'd be mad all week after the way his 10th-ranked...

Sports

Rockies roll past Diamondbacks 10-3 despite four errors

PHOENIX (AP) — Elias Diaz and Ryan McMahon each hit two-run homers, German Márquez threw seven impressive innings and the...

Business

Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, Sept. 27, the 271st day of 2020. There are 95 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in...

Sports

Hudson, Central Arkansas rally, beat Missouri St. 27-20

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Tyler Hudson had a 7-yard touchdown reception and scored on a 57-yard punt return as Central Arkansas...

Sports

Twins beat Reds 7-3, clinch home field in 1st round

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There was no excited reaction Saturday night after the Minnesota Twins guaranteed they’ll be at home when...

Sports

Los Angeles Lakers advance to NBA Finals, beating Denver Nuggets 117-107 in Game 5

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers advance to NBA Finals, beating Denver Nuggets 117-107 in Game 5.

Sports

Tigers use big first inning to edge Royals 4-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Niko Goodrum and Austin Romine keyed a three-run first inning, and the Detroit Tigers edged the Kansas...

Sports

Houck, Vazquez grand slam lead Red Sox to 8-2 rout of Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie right-hander Tanner Houck struck out 10 in another dominant performance, Christian Vazquez capped a big...

Sports

LeMahieu batting title, Voit HR crown near as Yanks win

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu is on the verge of a first in more than a century of Major League Baseball: the first player to win...

Health

Indians' playoff positioning hurt by 8-0 loss to Pirates

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians will have one eye on the field and one eye on the scoreboard on the final day of the regular...

Health

No. 2 Crimson Tide rolls on offense to 38-19 win over Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Nick Saban has never lost a season opener while coaching Alabama.Then again, he'd never had one like...

Sports

Briscoe grabs 8th win of season in Xfinity playoff opener

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chase Briscoe routed the field in the Xfinity Series playoff opener for his eighth win of the season, the...

Sports

Anthony has 6 TDs, La Tech beats Houston Baptist 66-38

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Luke Anthony threw five touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Louisiana Tech to a 66-38 victory...

Sports

Five-run 7th inning powers Rangers past Astros 6-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jeff Mathis hit a tie-breaking, three-run home run and Leody Taveras followed with a solo blast in a...

Sports

Houston Dash beat Orlando Pride 3-1 in the NWSL

HOUSTON (AP) — Sophie Schmidt scored on a penalty kick in the 55th minute and the Houston Dash went on to beat the Orlando...

Sports

Biggio and Grichuk homer as Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Cavan Biggio broke up a no-hit bid with a solo home run in the sixth inning, Randal Grichuk added a...

Sports

BC rallies from 14-points down, beats Texas State 24-21

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jeff Hafley told his team all week to expect the game against Texas State to come down to...

Sports

NASCAR champion returns home mired in 29-race losing streak

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kyle Busch is in a terrible slump, winless this Cup season and his 15-year streak of at least one victory a...

Sports

Improbable beats Maximum Security in Awesome Again Stakes

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Improbable rallied from last to a 4 1/2-length victory over stablemate Maximum Security in the $300,000...

Sports

Betts leaves Dodgers game after being hit by pitch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers star Mookie Betts left Saturday night's game after being hit by a pitch.Betts was...

Sports

Mets eliminated from playoffs, then swept by Nats in DH

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Mets were eliminated from playoff contention in a mistake-filled loss to the Nationals in the...

Sports

J.P. Crawford delivers all day as Mariners sweep DH with A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics sure would like to be swinging better in late September with the playoffs fast...

Health

Armstrong, Davis help Virginia rally past winless Duke 38-20

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — It took Virginia four scheduled opponents to actually get to start their season, and four quarters...

Health

The Latest: Graham: Court vote could be week before election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court (all times local):9:50 p.m.Senate...

Health

Too little, too late: Angels, Trout miss playoffs again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Trout is out again. Out of the postseason, that is.For the ninth time in 10 years, the Los Angeles...

Health

Trump campaign sues to block mail-in ballot rule changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign committee and the Republican National Committee sued Saturday to block...

Sports

No. 8 Texas rallies to beat Texas Tech 63-56 in overtime

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas was trailing Texas Tech by 15 points with just more than 3 minutes to play when Sam Ehlinger walked...

News

Car injures 2 protesters during California demonstration

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Two people were struck by a car and injured Saturday during a Southern California demonstration...

Sports

Bennett helps No. 4 Georgia rally past Arkansas 37-10

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stetson Bennett transferred away from Georgia after a freshman year spent far down the depth chart....

Health

The Latest: Cal State Long Beach campus announces quarantine

LONG BEACH, Calif. — All California State University, Long Beach, students who live on campus have been placed in quarantine...

Health

Costello's 623 yards lead Miss. St. past No. 6 LSU, 44-34

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Mississippi State coach Mike Leach put his “Air Raid” offense in the hands of a transfer...

Business

Portland, Oregon, largely peaceful after right-wing rally

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a right-wing rally and counter-protests in Portland, Oregon, have largely dispersed without...

Health

Trump taps 'eminently qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic...

Sports

New York City FC beats FC Cincinnati 4-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita scored his first two goals of the season and New York City FC beat FC Cincinnati 4-0 on...

Health

Mitrita's 2 goals help New York City beat FC Cincinnati 4-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita scored his first two goals of the season and New York City FC beat Cincinnati 4-0 on...

Health

Syria minister calls Turkey main terrorism sponsor in region

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister accused Turkey on Saturday of being “one of the main sponsors of terror” in his...

News

California will house transgender inmates by gender identity

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in...

Sports

Hubbard, No. 15 Oklahoma State, escape with another victory

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — For Chuba Hubbard and Oklahoma State, it wasn’t pretty, but in the end, when it really mattered, he...

Health

No. 14 Cincinnati holds off No. 22 Army, 24-10

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati wanted to add a game to its non-conference schedule after some games were lost due to concerns...

Health

Uptick: New York logs more than 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 1,000 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in a single day, marking the first time since June...

Health

Deadly microbe water warning lifted for all but 1 Texas city

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — Texas officials on Saturday lifted a warning for all but one Houston-area community to stop using...

News

Woman to lead Rochester police after Daniel Prude's death

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren tapped a Black woman to become the new interim city police chief, saying...

Sports

Chargers suffer key loss on defense after Ingram goes on IR

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will be without two of their starting defensive linemen for at least the...

Sports

After 13 seasons, Rangers trade Staal to Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings acquired defenseman Marc Staal and a second-round draft pick from the New York Rangers for...

Crime

Police: 1 shot and killed, 7 wounded at Iowa biker gathering

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Gunfire erupted early Saturday at a gathering of motorcycle clubs in Iowa, killing one person and...

News

Reagan's age, Mitt's binders: Presidential debate highlights

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to meet on Tuesday for their first...

News

Amy Coney Barrett, Supreme Court nominee, is Scalia's heir

CHICAGO (AP) — Although Amy Coney Barrett is the president’s choice to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly...

Sports

Hankins runs for 3 TDs in UTEP's 31-6 over Warhawks

MONROE, La. (AP) — Deion Hankins rushed for three touchdowns and UTEP held Louisiana-Monroe to 7 yards rushing in a 31-6...

Sports

Clay Millican tops qualifying at NHRA Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Clay Millican powered to the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying Saturday in the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA...

Sports

Willis' 370 yards of offense helps Liberty beat FIU 36-34

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis threw two touchdown passes and accounted for 370 yards of offense to lead Liberty to a 36-34...

Sports

Hall 154 yards rushing, 3 TDs as Iowa State beats TCU 37-34

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Breece Hall ran for 154 yards and three touchdowns, JaQuan Bailey had 3 1/2 sacks to become Iowa...

Sports

Informant in top Venezuela case accused of lying to feds

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A key informant against one of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s closest aides has been accused...

Health

Nats GM Rizzo won't reveal length of Martinez's new contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez spoke Saturday about managing the Washington Nationals for “many, many years” and over the...

Sports

Giants release veteran right-hander Jeff Samardzija

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants released veteran right-hander Jeff Samardzija on Saturday, a day after he...

Sports

No. 21 Pitt holds off No. 24 Louisville 23-20

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Jones II wants No. 21 Pittsburgh's defense to be the best in the country. Not just in points allowed....

Sports

Figueroa scores in 89th, Houston Dynamo tie Nashville SC 1-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maynor Figueroa scored on header in the 89th minute to help the Houston Dynamo to a 1-1 draw with...

Sports

Outfielder Hunter Pence announces retirement after 14 years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four-time All-Star outfielder Hunter Pence announced his retirement Saturday following 14 major league...

Sports

Syracuse breaks out of rut, defeats Georgia Tech 37-20

SYRACUSE, NY (AP) — Tommy DeVito threw for two scores, Sean Tucker ran for two others, and Syracuse broke out of its offensive...

Sports

Reign, Royals play to 2-all draw in NWSL fall series

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Rosie White scored in the 28th minute to give OL Reign a 2-2 draw with the Utah Royals on Saturday in a...

News

If Barrett joins, Supreme Court would have six Catholics

Roman Catholics account for a bit more than 20% of the U.S. population, yet they are on track to hold six of the Supreme...

Sports

Gabriel, No. 13 UCF beat East Carolina 51-28 in AAC opener

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — For the second straight week, Dillon Gabriel and No. 13 Central Florida had no problem running their...

Sports

Kansas State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A Kansas State squad that lost its opener to Arkansas State two weeks ago, had its roster depleted by...

Crime

Man gets prison for graffiti during community service

FREDERICKSBURG, VA. (AP) — A Virginia man accused of spray-painting property with graffiti while he was supposed to be...

Sports

No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin's debut

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Pitts gives Florida an almost unfair advantage.The star tight end caught four of Kyle Trask’s six...

Sports

Nix, No. 8 Auburn pull away from No. 23 Kentucky, 29-13

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The first half ended with both teams feeling as if they were robbed of touchdowns.The second half was about...

Sports

La-Lafayette edges Georgia Southern on 53-yard field goal

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette transfer kicker Nate Snyder had missed three of his four collegiate field goal...

News

Bio highlights of Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's high court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s a bio box on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.Amy Coney Barrett, age 48- A judge on the...

Sports

49ers promote Grasu from practice squad, place Coleman on IR

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers promoted offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu from the practice squad to the...

Sports

Man U, Chelsea leave it late on another wild day in the EPL

The clock was approaching 100 minutes and the final whistle had long been blown when Bruno Fernandes stroked home yet another...

News

Thousands march in Washington to pray and show Trump support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people packed the National Mall in downtown Washington on Saturday to pray and show their...

Health

Lawmakers who toured Georgia detention site raise concerns

Several members of Congress called for a detention facility in Georgia to be shut down pending investigation after women...

Sports

White Sox P Cordero suspended 3 games for hitting Contreras

CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended Chicago White Sox reliever Jimmy Cordero for three games Saturday and fined him...

Health

Astros' Pettis diagnosed with multiple myeloma, leaves club

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros third base coach Gary Pettis has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma and will miss the...

Crime

East Texas county commissioner accused of vote-harvesting

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — An East Texas county commissioner and three other people have been indicted on charges that they...

Health

The Latest: Some Bucs fans to attend Oct. 4 Chargers game

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play before...

Health

Oklahoma COVID-19 death toll tops 1,000

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of deaths in Oklahoma from the illness caused by the new coronavirus topped 1,000, the Oklahoma...

Sports

Almost no travel in NHL playoffs benefits Lightning, Stars

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Dallas Stars have been inside the NHL bubble in Edmonton for two months, staying in a hotel...

Sports

McKinney tosses 4 TD passes, EKU beats Citadel 37-14

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) —Parker McKinney threw for a career-high four touchdowns and Eastern Kentucky beat The Citadel 37-14 on...

Health

Montana judge extends deadline for returning mailed ballots

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has extended the state's deadline for returning 2020 general election ballots by mail,...

Health

Harrington scores for 4 TDs, depleted Appalachian State wins

BOONE, N.C. (AP) —Daetrich Harrington rushed for career highs of 211 yards and four touchdowns and depleted Appalachian State...

Health

US colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus...

Health

New trial ordered for NY millionaire in autistic son's death

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a new trial for a self-made health care millionaire who was convicted six years ago...

Health

Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border...

Sports

Red Wings sign Gagner to 1-year contract extension

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings signed forward Sam Gagner to a one-year contract extension Saturday.The Red Wings acquired...

Sports

Spirit, Red Stars play to 1-1 draw in NWSL fall series

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Crystal Thomas scored in the 88th minute to pull the Washington Spirit into a 1-1 draw with the Chicago...

Sports

Falcons top pick Terrell placed on COVID-19 reserve list

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons placed first-round pick A.J. Terrell on the COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday,...

Crime

In Breonna Taylor's name: Devastation and a search for hope

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chea Woolfolk searched the crowd until she found the face of the woman she’d come to regard as a second...

Business

Bavarian leader backs California-style deadline for gas cars

BERLIN (AP) — The governor of Bavaria, the state that's home to German automakers BMW and Audi, has backed a deadline for...

Health

The Latest: Virus knocks out Colorado-Sporting Kansas City

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The MLS game on Sunday between the Colorado...

Sports

Washington hopes for big things from new-look backfield

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington is looking to make the most of its all-new backfield. Coach Ron Rivera and his staff can choose...

Health

El Salvador's next US envoy met Trump at Miss Universe

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's next ambassador to Washington is someone President Donald Trump might remember...

Health

In leaders' UN videos, the backgrounds tell stories, too

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the world to “reject attempts to build blocks to keep others out” as...

Health

It's 'now or never' for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would...

Health

LSU star cornerback Derek Stingley out vs Mississippi State

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU All-American cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., who entered this season as one of the top stars in...

Crime

Man points gun at protesters outside GOP candidate's rally

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police are investigating a confrontation in which a man pointed a gun toward protesters outside a...

Health

Q&A: How to handle technology issues with online school

NEW YORK (AP) — Across the U.S., the pandemic has forced students to attend virtual school to prevent spread of the...

Health

FRENCH OPEN 2020: Serena wants more; Djokovic under scrutiny

Serena Williams won her first Grand Slam title at age 17 and now that she’s pushing 40, she’s still making it to the late...

Sports

From Mideast to AL East: Orioles’ Israeli prospect blooms

Dean Kremer is a budding celebrity in Israel and a developing star in the big leagues.Kremer this month became the first...

Sports

Matchup of unbeatens in Buffalo, of all places

Not since the days of Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas, Jim Kelly and Marv Levy has there been this much optimism about football in...

Sports

Fernandes' late penalty earns Man United 3-2 win at Brighton

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Bruno Fernandes converted a penalty in the 10th minute of stoppage time with the last kick of a wild...

Health

Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

NEW YORK (AP) — At a University of Maryland lab, people infected with the new coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and...

Business

Kansas City weighs another bid to honor Martin Luther King

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A year after a divisive debate that ended with Kansas City residents voting to remove the Rev. Martin...

Health

Marlins clinch 1st playoff berth since 2003, beat Yanks 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Forced from the field by COVID-19, the Miami Marlins returned with enough force to reach the playoffs for the...

Health

Voters' poorly marked ovals could lead to contested ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — Two decades ago, Florida's hanging chads became an unlikely symbol of a disputed presidential election. This...

Health

Social media and COVID shaming: Fighting a toxic combination

In the spring, Rick Rose drew the wrath of strangers after he practically shouted on Facebook that he wasn’t buying a face...

Health

Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to...

Health

Maine lobster business salvaged its summer despite pandemic

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's lobster fishermen braced for a difficult summer this year because of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Crime

1963 church bombing survivor seeks apology, restitution

More than a dozen sticks of dynamite planted by Ku Klux Klansmen exploded at a Birmingham church in 1963, killing four Black...

Business

Early vote shows signs of Black voters' shift to mail voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Shirley Dixon-Mosley had never sent a ballot through the mail. She always treasured casting her ballot in...

Health

Perfect prep: Halep takes 14-match win streak to French Open

ROME (AP) — Two months of physical training. Then three months of practice on clay courts. Followed by two straight titles on...

Health

COVID-19 forces Texas A&M to keep fans out of Midnight Yell

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s five Yell Leaders ran into an almost empty Kyle Field as Friday night crept into...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

MLBNEW YORK (AP) — The Marlins clinched an improbable playoff berth in their coronavirus-decimated season, beating the New York...

Sports

Mets visit Washington, aim to build on Peterson's strong showing

New York Mets (26-31, fourth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (23-34, fifth in the NL East)Washington; Saturday, 3:05...

Sports

Civale expected to start as Cleveland hosts Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates (18-40, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (34-24, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Saturday,...

Sports

Wainwright expected to start for St. Louis against Milwaukee

Milwaukee Brewers (28-30, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (29-27, second in the NL Central)St. Louis;...

Sports

Curtiss expected to start for the Rays against the Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies (28-30, third in the NL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (38-20, first in the AL East)St. Petersburg, Florida;...

Sports

Astros, streaking Springer set for matchup against Rangers

Houston Astros (29-29, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (20-38, fifth in the AL West)Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 7:05...

Sports

Bumgarner expected to start for the Diamondbacks against the Rockies

Colorado Rockies (25-33, fourth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (24-34, fifth in the NL West)Phoenix; Saturday, 8:10...

Sports

New York takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with Miami

Miami Marlins (30-28, second in the NL East) vs. New York Yankees (32-26, second in the AL East)New York; Saturday, 1:05 p.m....

Sports

San Diego to visit San Francisco Saturday

San Diego Padres (35-23, second in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (29-29, third in the NL West)San Francisco; Saturday,...

Sports

Castillo scheduled to start for Reds at Twins

Cincinnati Reds (30-28, third in the NL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (35-23, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Saturday,...

Sports

Tigers look to stop 5-game losing streak against Royals

Detroit Tigers (22-34, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (25-33, fourth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

Sports

Means, Orioles to face Shoemaker, Blue Jays

Baltimore Orioles (24-34, fourth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (31-27, third in the AL East)Buffalo, New York;...

Sports

Davidson expected to start as Braves host the Red Sox

Boston Red Sox (22-36, fifth in the AL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (35-23, first in the NL East)Atlanta; Saturday, 7:10 p.m....

Sports

Athletics play the Mariners following Bassitt's strong performance

Seattle Mariners (25-32, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (35-22, first in the AL West)Oakland, California;...

Sports

Cubs take on the White Sox following Darvish's strong showing

Chicago Cubs (33-25, first in the NL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (34-24, third in the AL Central)Chicago; Saturday, 7:10...

Sports

Bundy scheduled to start for Los Angeles against Los Angeles

Los Angeles Angels (26-32, third in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (41-17, first in the NL West)Los Angeles; Saturday,...

Sports

Heat battle the Celtics in Eastern Conference showdown

Boston Celtics (48-24, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (44-29, fifth in the Eastern Conference)Lake Buena...

Sports

Dallas Stars to face Tampa Bay Lightning on the road

Dallas Stars (37-24-8, third in the Central Division) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6, second in the Atlantic...

Sports

Orlando City SC plays FC Dallas, look for 4th straight win

Orlando City SC (7-2-4, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. FC Dallas (5-3-4, fourth in the Western Conference)Frisco, Texas;...

Sports

Eastern Conference-leader Columbus and Toronto FC square off

Columbus Crew SC (9-1-3, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto FC (7-2-4, fourth in the Eastern Conference)Toronto;...

Sports

New York faces Montreal on 3-game home skid

Montreal Impact (5-7-1, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Red Bulls (5-6-2, sixth in the Eastern...

Sports

Colorado brings 2-game shutout win streak into matchup with Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City (6-5-2, third in the Western Conference) vs. Colorado Rapids (5-4-4, fifth in the Western...

Sports

Philadelphia faces Inter Miami CF on defensive hot streak

Inter Miami CF (3-8-2, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia Union (7-2-4, third in the Eastern Conference)Chester,...

Sports

Real Salt Lake visits Minnesota United FC after shutout victory

Real Salt Lake (4-4-5, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota United FC (5-5-3, seventh in the Western Conference)St....

Sports

Portland visits Vancouver after shutout win

Portland Timbers (6-4-3, second in the Western Conference) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (5-8-0, ninth in the Western...

Sports

Los Angeles FC faces San Jose after Wright-Phillips' 2-goal game

San Jose Earthquakes (2-6-5, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles FC (5-5-3, sixth in the Western Conference)Los...

Sports

Los Angeles hosts Western Conference-leader Seattle

Seattle Sounders FC (6-3-3, first in the Western Conference) vs. LA Galaxy (4-5-3, 10th in the Western Conference)Carson,...

Sports

Atlanta United FC faces Chicago after shutout win

Atlanta United FC (4-7-2, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Fire (3-7-3, 12th in the Eastern Conference)Bridgeview,...

Sports

LEADING OFF: 2 NL playoff spots still open with 2 days left

A look at what's happening around the majors today:PLAYOFF CHASEAfter manager Don Mattingly’s Marlins and the Cincinnati Reds...

Health

Dodgers 5 HRs, bounce Angels 9-5; Astros get last AL spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner homered twice and AJ Pollock, Will Smith and Edwin Ríos also went deep as the Los Angeles...

Sports

Astros clinch final AL playoff spot despite loss to Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ryan Pressly had no interest in waiting to see if the Astros would get the help they needed to clinch...

News

Probe into 'discarded' ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots...

Sports

Padres optimistic on Lamet's injury, split DH with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are still very much counting on a healthy Dinelson Lamet making his playoff start...

Sports

Cardinals, Brewers split doubleheader amid playoff chase

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Daniel Ponce de Leon pitched one-hit ball over six innings, Tommy Edman hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis...

Sports

D-backs sweep doubleheader, beat Rockies in 11-5 in nightcap

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter hit a three-run homer, David Peralta and Tim Locastro both had three hits and the Arizona...

Health

Marlins, Reds, Astros lock up spots in the postseason

NEW YORK (AP) — The Marlins clinched an improbable playoff berth in their coronavirus-decimated season, beating the New York...

Business

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage,...

Sports

Canha homers in 10th inning, rallies A's past Mariners 3-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-1...

Sports

Reds top Twins 7-2, clinch 1st playoff spot since 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From three soaring home runs to an exuberant race out of the dugout in celebration of their postseason...

Sports

Pavelski goals not enough for Stars, now in 3-1 Cup hole

No U.S.-born player has scored more playoff goals than Joe Pavelski. No player has put more pucks in the net during a single...

News

Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the...

Health

Mushrooms linked to salmonella outbreaks in 10 states

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials are warning of salmonella cases in at least 10 states linked to dried mushrooms from a...

Sports

Darvish, five homers lead Cubs past fading White Sox 10-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched seven strong innings for his NL-leading eighth win, Willson Contreras homered twice and the...

Sports

Like in 2009, back-to-back could tilt this Stanley Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Dan Bylsma sees some parallels between this Stanley Cup Final that features games on back-to-back...

Sports

Shattenkirk scores in OT, Lightning up 3-1, on verge of Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk will never forget having his contract bought out in the summer of 2019 and joining...

Sports

Freeman's 2-run HR in 11th lifts Braves past Red Sox, 8-7

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer to lead off the 11th inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox...

Sports

Hill rebounds with win at Las Vegas to advance in playoffs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Austin Hill, the regular-season Truck Series champion, rebounded from a poor opening race of the playoffs with...

Sports

McCormick rushes for 2 TDs, UTSA holds off Middle Tennessee

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Backup Josh Adkins threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, Sincere McCormick rushed for 82 yards and two...

Health

He's not running, but Morales looms large in Bolivia vote

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Even in exile, Evo Morales looms over Bolivia’s election next month.National rifts that contributed to...

Health

Column: No asterisk needed for most unusual baseball season

No need for an asterisk.Defying all skepticism that this was nothing more than a watered-down money grab with little chance of...

Sports

Keller, Mondesi carry Royals past Tigers 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brad Keller threw six scoreless innings, Adalberto Mondesi had three hits and an RBI as the Kansas City...