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Thousands in Hong Kong commemorate 1989 Tiananmen protests

HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in...

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Europe-wide vote fragments center as far right, Greens gain

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's traditional center splintered in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in...

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Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98

BANGKOK (AP) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of...

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Sumo diplomacy: Abe courts Trump with burgers, golf, more

TOKYO (AP) — It was a day of sumo-sized diplomacy.Plenty of world leaders have tried to butter up President Donald Trump with...

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WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A'ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles...

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The Latest: Truex wins 3rd stage after hitting wall early

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local):10:05 p.m.Martin Truex Jr. has overcome an early...

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Trout homers, Angels rally for 6 in 7th to edge Rangers 7-6

ANAHEIM (AP) — Mike Trout is feeling better in the batter's box than he has all year.The two-time MVP homered and drove in two...

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Overturning Roe v. Wade wouldn't turn back the clock to 1973

A wave of state abortion bans has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion...

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Riquna Williams not distracted by court case

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles guard Riquna Williams is focused on the upcoming season, not her court case."I'm just thankful to...

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Earthquakes' Wondolowski scores 149th and 150th MLS goals

TORONTO (AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored his 149th and 150th MLS goals in the San Jose Earthquakes' 2-1 victory over Toronto FC...

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Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress have argued that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as...

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6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — LSU will host a regional in the NCAA baseball tournament for the 26th time, while West Virginia was selected...

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Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks' feel-good weekend ended on a sour note with injury concerns over starting...

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Woman dies, 10 officers hurt when vehicles crash in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — An 84-year-old woman has died after being injured in a Chicago crash that involved multiple vehicles and also...

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'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt...

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Arenado homers, Rockies score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 8-7

DENVER (AP) — Tony Wolters had three singles but it was his flyout that gave the Colorado Rockies a much-needed victory.Wolters...

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Red Sox beat Verlander, Astros 4-1 to avoid 3-game sweep

HOUSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston...

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Surging Buckeyes beat Nebraska 3-1 for Big Ten championship

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The durable left arms of Griffan Smith and Andrew Magno carried Ohio State to an improbable Big Ten...

New Norman mayor says state government overreach a problem for cities in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma has a long history of conservative politics, but as urban centers have flourished, more city residents are interested in progressive policies. This is especially true for the City of Norman, which is considered one of the most...

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Vandy rallies for 11-10 win over Ole Miss in SEC title game

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores mostly breezed into the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.That...

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Russell's hat trick helps Sporting beat Sounders, snap skid

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Johnny Russell had a hat trick and Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-2 on Sunday to...

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The Latest: 2nd apparent tornado hits Oklahoma near Tulsa

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes that touched down in Oklahoma (all times local):1:45 p.m.The National Weather...

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Bronte Law shoots 67 in wire-to-wire win at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bronte Law was scuffling, missing fairways off the tee and scrambling for pars while a host of...

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Cubs slugger Kris Bryant exits game after outfield collision

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs slugger Kris Bryant left Sunday's game against Cincinnati after colliding with center fielder Jason Heyward...

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A's beat Mariners 7-1 to complete sweep, keep streak going

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brett Anderson initially looked a little lost covering first base to take a throw from shortstop Marcus...

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Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two...

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Ken Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — In being introduced at the podium as the winner of the 80th Senior PGA Championship, Ken Tanigawa blew...

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Na cruises to stress-free victory at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Tony...

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Kevin Na cruises to 4-shot Colonial win with final-round 66

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na always believed he could win at Colonial, so he paused to visualize his name on the wall of...

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Pirates GM asks MLB to allow re-entry after concussion tests

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants Major League Baseball to consider changing its concussion...

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Turner has 5 hits, Dodgers get 2 HBP RBIs to sweep Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts' decision to give Justin Turner a breather Saturday paid off nicely.Not that the...

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Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even at age 35 and with a history of hamstring injuries, Howie Kendrick keeps making it tough for his manager...

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Top Pirates prospect Keller to debut Monday in doubleheader

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Top pitching prospect Mitch Keller will make his major league debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a...

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Court: NFL's Bucs not entitled to damages from BP spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not entitled to damages from BP for...

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Oklahoma St. tops W. Virginia 5-2 in Big 12 title game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State had to work twice as hard to win the Big 12 title.The Cowboys' tournament semifinal against...

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Texas' embattled elections chief on brink of losing job

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' embattled elections chief who wrongly questioned the U.S. citizenship of tens of thousands of...

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Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel showed why he is considered one of baseball's top prospects.If the rookie can provide a consistent...

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3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was...

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Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of...

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Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was asked after a 4-1 win over the Astros if he uses the two recent series...

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Woodruff nearly perfect through 8, Brewers beat Phillies 9-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff was one pitch away from perfection over eight innings, and he didn't exactly regret the one...

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3 hurt in log ride crash at California amusement park

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from...

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Merrifield singles in run in 10th, lifting Royals over Yanks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals have been waiting to catch a few breaks. They got one Sunday.Whit Merrifield got a fortunate...

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Bruins, Blues set to clash in bruising Stanley Cup Final

BOSTON (AP) — When the NHL altered its rules with an eye toward speed and skill, this is not the Stanley Cup Final it had in...

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Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85

Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi on the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled...

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Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi was at 93 pitches, had struck out the last four batters he faced and retired eight in a row...

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Meadows goes 4 for 4 with leadoff HR, Rays top Indians 6-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Austin Meadows made sure the Tampa Bay Rays kept flying high Sunday.Meadows led off the game with a home run...

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Wisconsin assistant coach's wife, daughter die in crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The University of Wisconsin said Sunday the wife and daughter of men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore...

Sisu Youth Services offers shelter, services to homeless young people

NewsApr 21, 2019

In 2010, Penny Reynolds was running a gay-straight alliance at Rose State College when a student there asked her where LGBT teenagers who'd been kicked out of their homes could go. Reynolds told the student she didn't know, but she'd do some...

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Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas were preparing for what meteorologists on Sunday predicted will be the...

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Daly hopes strong Indy 500 performance leads to more racing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conor Daly needed a solid Indianapolis 500 result to help jump-start his IndyCar career.A top-10 finish...

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Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr

Reaction from the football world and beyond to the death of Hall of Famer Bart Starr on Sunday at age 85:___"Bart Starr was the...

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Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske's golden anniversary

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month with his job on the line and rumors...

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Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday,...

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Frazier's bunt pushes Mets past Tigers, 6th win in 7 games

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier is known for longballs more than small ball. Yet without even taking a full swing, he swung things...

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Rossi finishes second to Pagenaud in dramatic Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In the waning laps of a rage-filled Indianapolis 500, Alexander Rossi was pacing the field back to the...

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North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's parade of pitchers kept trying to outdo one another. The hitters kept swinging for the...

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Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover...

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US women beat Mexico 3-0 before starting title defense

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fans spelled out the message at the end of the national anthem, unfurling a huge banner behind the goal...

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Maryland wins 14th national title in women's lacrosse

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland women's lacrosse team has set a high bar and continued to distance itself from the rest of the...

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Baby found alive with dead parents in Michigan motel room

WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police say a trooper found a dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in the western part...

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Man accused of defrauding comic book icon appears in court

PHOENIX (AP) — A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee had his initial court appearance early Sunday...

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The Latest: Sunny the dog stars at Cup Final media day

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on media day at the Stanley Cup Final (all times Eastern):3:45 p.m.The biggest star at Stanley Cup...

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Simon Pagenaud wins the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud wins the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.

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Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis urged graduates of Framingham State University in Massachusetts on Sunday to "get...

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AP Was There: Game 4 of 1970 Blues-Bruins for Stanley Cup

BOSTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE — On May 10, 1970, the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup for the first time in 29 years. The Bruins...

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Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach B10 championship game

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brady Cherry homered during a four-run fourth inning and Ohio State held on to beat Minnesota 8-6 Sunday and...

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Kansas City police say device thrown in parked SUV explodes

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say someone threw an explosive device into an SUV parked outside of a Kansas City, Kansas,...

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Victim killed by shark in Hawaii was California man, 65

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A California man who died after being attacked by a shark while swimming in Hawaii was pulled ashore...

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Wambach, Gulati elected to US Soccer Hall of Fame

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Retired forward Abby Wambach and former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati have been chosen...

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Hawaii woman rescued from forest told self not to give up

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks...

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Paxton, Gregorius nearing returns for Yankees; Barrett on IL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton and shortstop Didi Gregorius are closing in on their returns to the New York...

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Road closes when bee boxes fall off university truck

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a...

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Marchand says left hand is 'good' heading into Cup Final

BOSTON (AP) — Bruins winger Brad Marchand says his left hand is fine heading into the Stanley Cup Final.He sat out Boston's...

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Bruins start Stanley Cup Final against the Blues

St. Louis Blues (45-28-9, third in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Boston Bruins (49-24-9, second in the...

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'Dorm chef' still cooking up culinary buzz

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonah Reider became an object of media fascination when he opened a sophisticated supper club in his Columbia...

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Vandals damage Oregon city's historic America Legion post

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Vandals damaged an American Legion post in Oregon two days before Memorial Day.The Eugene Register-Guard...

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Matchups for the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Raptors

The position matchup breakdown for the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors:STARTING...

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Discipline or treatment? Schools rethinking vaping response

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after competing in a...

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Temps reach 100 degrees as heat records fall in Deep South

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The unofficial start of summer feels more like its blistering peak in parts of the Deep South, where...

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Garcia's RBI single in 10th lifts Oklahoma St. to title game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alix Garcia singled in the bottom of the 10th inning to score Andrew Navigato, and Oklahoma State defeated...

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The Latest: Trump to meet Japan's emperor, talk with Abe

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local):2:20 a.m. MondayAfter a day spent playing...

Students' inclusion is 'Cornerstone' of Mount St. Mary program

NewsApr 28, 2019

Kerri Brooks' sons always had attended school together, and she wanted that tradition to continue when they left elementary and middle school. It didn't matter that Jacob had Down syndrome and his brother, Jesse, didn't. "Through elementary...

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Authorities continue search for missing 5-year-old Utah girl

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Federal and county authorities continue to search for a missing 5-year-old girl in the northern Utah town of...

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Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma's lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in...

Crime

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases

BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously...

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Tigers send down left-hander Soto, call up lefty Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have sent left-hander Gregory Soto to Triple-A Toledo and called up lefty Matt Hall.Detroit...

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Mets OF Conforto activated after concussion, OF Davis cut

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have activated outfielder Michael Conforto from the seven-day injured list and put him in the...

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137-year-old Winchester rifle found in Nevada has new home

BAKER, Nev. (AP) — A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in...

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Auburn announcer Rod Bramblett, wife killed in auto accident

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were...

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Police: 1 dead, 9 wounded when gun violence erupts at party

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say 10 people have been shot - one fatally - when gun violence erupted at a holiday weekend...

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Wisconsin's new Democratic governor, GOP not getting along

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's new Democratic governor and the Republicans who control the Legislature are having such a hard...

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Packers say Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers say Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at...

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Mike Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military...

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On North Korea, Trump seems to undermine a senior adviser

TOKYO (AP) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser , President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea's...

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City estimates Ohio Klan rally cost $650,000 for security

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city is estimating it spent about $650,000 on security for a rally attended by a small group of Ku...

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Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world's largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire...

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Theater company brings Shakespeare to steel

For more than a century, steel mills churning along Pittsburgh's three rivers helped define the region as one of the world's...

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Joining biking trails and bringing money to New England

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Looking to give an economic boost to rural parts of New England, one group is turning to mountain bikers...

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The Latest: Saudi airport targeted by Yemen rebel drone

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions...

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North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent...

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Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel,...

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Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, US

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid...

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All eyes on skies as rain threatens Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The day before the Indianapolis 500 dawned sunny, bright and otherwise perfect.If only it were race...

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Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are...

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German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite

BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies' trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up...

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UN says Afghan captives held by Taliban subjected to abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan captives held by the Taliban have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may...

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Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for talks aimed...

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US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist districts

BAGHDAD (AP) — For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines,...

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Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic...

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Turnbull expected to start for the Tigers against Mets

Detroit Tigers (19-30, fourth in the AL Central) vs. New York Mets (25-26, third in the AL East)Flushing, Queens; Sunday, 1...

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Texas faces off against Los Angeles in division matchup

Texas Rangers (25-24, third in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (23-28, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4...

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Minnesota faces Chicago, looks to build on Gibson's strong showing

Chicago White Sox (23-28, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (35-16, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Sunday, 2...

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Los Angeles aims for series sweep over Pirates

Los Angeles Dodgers (34-18, first in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (25-24, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1...

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Philadelphia in action against Milwaukee after Arrieta's solid outing

Philadelphia Phillies (31-21, first in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (29-24, second in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Sunday, 2...

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San Francisco takes 4-game skid into matchup with Arizona

Arizona Diamondbacks (27-25, third in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-30, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco; Sunday,...

How a blind grandmother won a prestigious scholarship

NewsApr 28, 2019

At age 51, Cathy Tuton is not your typical Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City student. She’s a wife, a mother with three adult children, a grandmother with eight grandchildren, and is resolutely pursuing an associate of science degree in...

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Marquez expected to start as Colorado hosts Baltimore

Baltimore Orioles (16-36, fifth in the AL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (23-27, fourth in the AL West)Denver; Sunday, 3 p.m....

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Washington takes on Miami following Corbin's solid showing

Miami Marlins (16-33, fifth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (21-31, fourth in the NL East)Washington; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Seattle takes 5-game slide into matchup with Oakland

Seattle Mariners (23-31, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (27-25, second in the AL West)Oakland, California; Sunday,...

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Padres take on Blue Jays, look to continue 5-game win streak

San Diego Padres (28-24, second in the NL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (20-32, fourth in the NL East)Toronto; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Bauer scheduled to start for Cleveland against Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Rays (30-19, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (26-25, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Flaherty scheduled to start as St. Louis hosts Atlanta

Atlanta Braves (29-24, second in the NL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (26-25, fourth in the NL Central)St. Louis; Sunday, 7...

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Verlander scheduled to start for Houston against Boston

Boston Red Sox (27-25, third in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (35-18, first in the AL West)Houston; Sunday, 2 p.m....

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Quintana scheduled to start for Chicago against Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds (23-28, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (30-20, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m....

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Royals take 3-game skid into matchup with Yankees

New York Yankees (34-17, first in the AL East) vs. Kansas City Royals (17-34, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

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Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh has seemingly done it all in his short major league career. The rookie has hit and pitched,...

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Yankees sweep Royals to run win streak to 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two runs during New York's five-run second inning, and...

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Villar, Nunez homer as Orioles beat Rockies 9-6.

DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cashner tried to give the tired Baltimore bullpen a breather, but fatigue ended his night early. Josh...

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Ryu's shutout streak ends; Dodgers still roll by Pirates 7-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu knew his scoreless streak wouldn't last forever. So when it finally came to an end at 32 innings...

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Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chance Adams didn't get to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday until midway through the first game of a...

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Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston

HOUSTON (AP) — With the bases loaded in the ninth inning, Carlos Correa had a straight-forward approach."I'm thinking, 'I've...

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Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Charlie Morton returned to the clubhouse Saturday afternoon and waited. Then he waited some more, anticipating...

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Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday...

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Huskers beat Michigan to make 1st B10 title game since 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach had three hits and drove in three runs, and Robbie Palkert threw 5 1-3 innings of...

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Minnesota-Ohio State rematch postponed at Big Ten Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Minnesota's rematch with Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Sunday because of the...

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Texas lawmakers OK school finance bill, property tax reform

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-led Legislature approved a sweeping bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra...

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Rooney gives DC United 1-1 tie with New England

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Wayne Rooney converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to give D.C. United to a 1-1 tie with the New...

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Rooney converts penalty in 90th, DC United ties Revs 1-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Wayne Rooney converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to give D.C. United to a 1-1 tie with the New...

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Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the...

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Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis' four-run eighth inning, helping the...

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Howard lifts Storm to win over Mercury

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Natasha Howard had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm opened...

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Alyssa Thomas leads Sun past Mystics in a WNBA opener

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 23 points, Jonquel Jones had 10 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun...

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Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks...

Sports

Rookie Collier scores 27, Lynx drop Sky 89-71 in opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points, the second most in WNBA history by a rookie in her debut, and the...

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Romain Métanire scores, Minnesota United beat Dynamo 1-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Romain Métanire scored in the 20th minute and Vito Mannone had his fifth shutout of the season to help...

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Nido homers in 13th, Ramos homers twice as Mets beat Tigers

NEW YORK (AP) — Needing to play catch-up yet again, the New York Mets got their biggest swings from backstops Tomás Nido and...

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Kaku, Omir Fernandez lead Red Bulls over FC Cincinnati 2-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Romero "Kaku" Gamarra and Omir Fernandez scored late goals to help the New York Red Bulls beat expansion FC...

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Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the...

Need grows for more work opportunities for those with different abilities in central Oklahoma

HealthApr 21, 2019

For adults who live with different abilities, their needs for a better quality of life continue to grow, especially during their adult years, advocates said. Those who work to help such adults see a growing need in central Oklahoma, not just...

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Guldberg lifts Yellow Jackets past Wolfpack, 9-2

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Gulberg hit a three-run homer, his first home run of the season, and Georgia Tech advanced to the...

Sports

Phillies get 4 HRs, strong outing by Arrieta to beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies ace Jake Arrieta was terrific in his first win in a month.The Milwaukee Brewers felt he...

News

Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack.Authorities say shark warning signs were being...

Health

Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game

CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell delivered an impressive all-around performance on a wild day.The Chicago Cubs needed every last...

Sports

Vandy powers past LSU 13-4 and into SEC championship game

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ty Duvall drove in four runs and Ethan Paul three, powering Vanderbilt into the Southeastern Conference...

Health

Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms.Price lasted three...

Sports

Marte homers again as Diamondbacks rout Giants 10-4

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas was adamant that he scored before the Giants completed an inning-ending double play in the...

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Corbin pitches shutout in Nationals 5-0 win over Marlins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's bullpen has been a problem all season. Thanks to Patrick Corbin, it wasn't needed on...

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Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3...

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Kessinger, bullpen lead Ole Miss past Georgia 5-3 in semis

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Grae Kessinger had three hits, including a two-run homer, to help lead Mississippi to a 5-3 win over...

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Fiers, streaking A's send Mariners to 5th straight loss, 6-5

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are on a roll again, much like a year ago when they took off in mid-June and used...

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TCU stays alive in Big 12 with 13-6 win over Oklahoma St.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson and Zach Humphreys both had four hits, and TCU stayed alive in the Big 12 Tournament with a...

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Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the...

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Nets hire Hawks' Peterson as assistant general manager

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jeff Peterson as their assistant general manager.Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon,...

Sports

Gibson cruises as Twins top White Sox 8-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Gibson knew he didn't have to do too much to give his slugging teammates a chance to win on Saturday,...

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Memorial service, burial in Bozeman for World War II soldier

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A World War II soldier from Montana who died on an island in the Pacific Ocean 75 years ago has been...

Sports

Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — If Jordan Spieth thinks a winless streak approaching two years seems like forever, he might want to...

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Angels place Harvey on 10-day IL following rough outing

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels placed Matt Harvey on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain on...

Sports

3 soccer teammates killed by driver while waiting for bus

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A driver has crashed into three South Florida soccer teammates who were waiting for their bus, killing...

Crime

San Francisco police union calls for chief to resign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The union representing San Francisco police officers demanded Saturday that its chief resign, accusing him...

News

The Latest: World War II soldier buried in Montana

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for a WWII solider from Montana whose remains were identified last year....

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Almanaar survives foul claim to win Monmouth Stakes

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Almanaar survived a claim of foul to win the $205,000 Monmouth Stakes on Saturday.Almanaar drifted into...

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Woman facing eviction gets help from Arnold Schwarzenegger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 102-year-old woman facing eviction from her California home of nearly 30 years is getting help from Arnold...

Sports

On the rebound: coaches Cassidy, Berube in Stanley Cup Final

Bruce Cassidy has come a long way from writing his first NHL practice plan on a napkin.Craig Berube hasn't changed a bit from...

Sports

Bronte Law, Nasa Hataoka share LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bronte Law birdied the par-4 18th Saturday for a 4-under 67 and a share of the lead in the Pure Silk...

Sports

Broadhurst opens 2-shot lead at Senior PGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Whatever unease Paul Broadhurst felt following a near 2-1/2 hour weather delay quickly evaporated once...

News

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders held his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign, telling a...

Sports

Howard, Loyd lift defending champ Storm past Mercury 77-68

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — After the rings were handed out, the banner unveiled, the Seattle Storm proved there can be optimism...

Sports

Mitrita's long-range goal gives NYCFC 1-1 draw with Fire

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita tied it in the 40th minute and New York City FC held on for a 1-1 draw with the...

Crime

10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — At least two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a bar in New Jersey's capital city, wounding 10 people, two...

News

Grizzlies on the move in US Rockies as hunting in limbo

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are expanding their range in the U.S. Northern Rockies, spreading from remote wilderness...

Sports

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring...

Business

Bale, Damon set to star in film chronicling 1966 Le Mans

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

BusinessMay 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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Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees...

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The Latest: Braggs, Oklahoma completely surrounded by water

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on major flooding Oklahoma and Arkansas from severe weather across the central U.S. (all times...

Sports

Tar Heels rout B.C. 13-5 to earn ACC title shot

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Busch had four hits, including a two-run homer, to pace a 13-hit attack and North Carolina beat...

Business

After half-century of frustration, Blues can exorcise demons

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stanley Jackson and buddy Steven Crow can be excused if they tend to watch their beloved St. Louis Blues with...

News

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife issues statement

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker accused of recently punching his wife has issued a statement, saying the incident...

Sports

Tyler Reddick powers to Xfinity race victory at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Reddick won the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday after taking the lead...

News

Mourners gather for Chicago woman whose baby cut from womb

STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners, some carrying flowers and balloons, have gathered for the funeral of a Chicago...

News

Ku Klux Klan rally in Ohio; no reported clashes, problems

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A small group of Ku Klux Klan members penned in by fencing, surrounded by police and drowned out by...

News

The Latest: Trump says he plans to appeal judge's ruling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with...

Business

The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan. (all times local):12:30 a.m. SundayPresident Donald...

Sports

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a 9-year-old girl was killed and another child was seriously injured after the car they were...

News

Police say body found on Long Island is MS-13 gang victim

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say they have recovered the body of a MS-13 gang victim who was buried in a...

News

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with...

News

Baghdad offers to mediate with US as Iran's FM visits Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker said Saturday that Baghdad is ready to mediate between the United States and Iran if...

Crime

Hate crime charge dropped against agent shot by trooper

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a...

Health

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading...

Business

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an...

Sports

Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski debuts for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco...

News

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest Saturday to demand the prime...

Sports

US, Fiji, NZ qualify for Tokyo Olympics at London Sevens

LONDON (AP) — The United States, Fiji, and New Zealand qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in rugby sevens after making the London...

Business

Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new regulations

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Alex Black came face to face with an escaped lion when she was just 10 days into her unpaid internship...

Business

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64

DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He...

Crime

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and...

Business

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.In the...

News

California show explores Warhol's social, tech foreshadowing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol,...

News

2 killed in crash of single-engine plane in southern Utah

GROVER, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two people aboard a single-engine plane were killed when it crashed in southern Utah.A...

Crime

Deputy fatally shoots reportedly suicidal man after chase

CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Officials continue to investigate the shooting of a south Mississippi man killed while fleeing from a...

Business

Arkansas newspaper gambles on free iPads as the future

HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Over a lunch of hamburger steaks, mashed potatoes and green beans, Walter Hussman delivered his pitch to the...

Business

Correction: damage at Noah's Ark attraction story

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press...

Sports

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever over Liberty in opener

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Teaira McCowan's WNBA debut was a memorable one, hitting the game-winning layup at the buzzer.The...

Business

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the American ally over its trade...

Crime

Oklahoma man charged in fatal shooting that left 2 dead

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Tulsa say a 20-year-old man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder for a...

Sports

TCU tops Baylor in suspended game to reach Big 12 semis

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — TCU defeated Baylor 5-2 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game Saturday after the game was suspended...

Oklahoma leading the way in training Native American doctors

NewsApr 28, 2019

TAHLEQUAH — Fewer than one-half percent of U.S. doctors are Native American, but efforts are underway in Oklahoma to enroll more Native Americans in medical school and to bring more physicians to Indian Country. The Oklahoma State University...

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Business

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers...

Sports

Guthrie's barrier-breaking career celebrated in ESPN film

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Janet Guthrie did not receive a warm reception when she arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 43 years...

Business

Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to...

Health

Problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility four years after employees left an...

News

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign

CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal...

Sports

Roger Penske celebrates 50 years at Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His hair was jet black and his shirt starched white when Roger Penske rolled into the Indianapolis Motor...

Sports

Indy 500 takes spotlight for IndyCar Series on an uptick

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 was once considered one of the top sporting events of the year, an iconic,...

Sports

Most drivers want NASCAR's longest race to remain 600 miles

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — With a furrowed brow NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip scoffed at the notion that the Coca-Cola 600 race is...

Sports

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe

GENEVA (AP) — The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a...

Business

Real estate title firm's lapse exposes data in 885M files

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A security lapse at a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other...

News

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea...

Crime

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):3:40 p.m.Director of National...

News

2020 Dem primary calendar may boost Hispanic voter clout

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — How to pronounce Beto O'Rourke's first name — "Is it BET-oh or BAY-toe?" — is debated nearly everywhere...

Business

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

BASEBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now...

Sports

Vargas expected to start for New York against Detroit

Detroit Tigers (19-29, fourth in the AL Central) vs. New York Mets (24-26, third in the AL East)Flushing, Queens; Saturday, 4...

Sports

Rangers put 5-game win streak on the line against Angels

Texas Rangers (25-23, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-28, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California;...

Sports

Phillies, streaking Segura set for matchup with Brewers

Philadelphia Phillies (30-21, first in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (29-23, second in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Saturday,...

Sports

Soroka, Braves to face Hudson, Cardinals on Saturday

Atlanta Braves (29-23, second in the NL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (25-25, fourth in the NL Central)St. Louis; Saturday,...

Sports

Happ, Yankees to face Junis, Royals on Saturday

New York Yankees (32-17, first in the AL East) vs. Kansas City Royals (17-32, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

Sports

Toronto takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with San Diego

San Diego Padres (27-24, second in the NL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (20-31, fourth in the NL East)Toronto; Saturday, 3 p.m....

Sports

Marlins face off against the Nationals in division play

Miami Marlins (16-32, fifth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (20-31, fourth in the NL East)Washington; Saturday, 4 p.m....

Sports

Mariners take 4-game losing streak into matchup with Athletics

Seattle Mariners (23-30, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (26-25, third in the AL West)Oakland, California;...

Sports

Orioles look to end 7-game slide against Rockies

Baltimore Orioles (15-36, fifth in the AL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (23-26, fourth in the AL West)Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m....

Sports

San Francisco takes 3-game skid into matchup with Arizona

Arizona Diamondbacks (26-25, third in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-29, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco;...

Sports

Carrasco expected to start for Cleveland against Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Rays (29-19, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (26-24, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Saturday, 4...

Sports

Dodgers look for series sweep over Pirates

Los Angeles Dodgers (33-18, first in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Saturday,...

Sports

Gibson expected to start for Minnesota against Chicago

Chicago White Sox (23-27, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (34-16, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Saturday, 2...

Sports

Peacock expected to start for Houston against Boston

Boston Red Sox (27-24, third in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (34-18, first in the AL West)Houston; Saturday, 7:15 p.m....

Sports

Mahle, Reds to face Darvish, Cubs on Saturday

Cincinnati Reds (23-27, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (29-20, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Saturday, 2 p.m....

Sports

Bruins' veteran quintet could be key in latest Cup bid

BOSTON (AP) — When the Boston Bruins take the ice against the St. Louis Blues, they will do it with a core group of veterans...

Sports

Family tradition: Chargers' Bosa switches to familiar No. 97

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa is hoping to return to form with the Los Angeles Chargers wearing a new, yet familiar,...

Sports

Smyly gets first win since 2016 as Rangers rally to win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Drew Smyly has had a long road back from Tommy John elbow surgery, and the Texas left-hander put...

'It’s about identity': How Children's Hospital is leading in care for gender diverse teens

HealthApr 21, 2019

You won’t find a sign on the door for the Roy G. Biv program at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, and if you weren’t looking for messages, you might assume whoever picked out the decorations had a soft spot for rainbows. That’s part...

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Sports

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A's 6-2 win over Mariners

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With six home runs in his last nine games, Mark Canha is trying to do his best impression of Oakland...

Sports

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks took out a week of frustrations on San Francisco's pitching staff.Ildemaro Vargas...

Sports

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th as Reds beat Cubs 6-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati...

Sports

Minnesota beats Iowa 3-0 to reach Big Ten semifinals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eli Wilson had two hits and drove in two runs, helping Minnesota eliminate Iowa in the Big Ten tournament...

Sports

Story hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rockies beat Orioles 8-6

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story did a little fist pump after his seventh-inning shot. Just a way to commemorate becoming the fastest...

Sports

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies needed a big performance from their bullpen after Jerad Eickhoff struggled.Vince...

Crime

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree...

Sports

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Though they're not yet one-third of the way through the season, the Minnesota Twins have been putting on...

Sports

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid

NEW YORK (AP) — Winless for almost two weeks, the Detroit Tigers finally busted loose for nine runs and needed every last one...

Crime

Suspect in Utah shooting found in Idaho after 2-day manhunt

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah...

Sports

Savarino scores late, Real Salt Lake beats Atlanta United

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino's long-range blast late in stoppage time gave Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Atlanta...

Sports

Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have endured early season struggles, yet manager Dave Martinez keeps reiterating...

Sports

Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A little lineup tweak is working out quite well for Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves.Swanson homered...

Sports

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with...

Sports

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his league-leading 15th goal and Tristan Blackmon got the first of his career as the Los...

Sports

Marisnick's bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3

HOUSTON (AP) — Thrust into an everyday role because of injuries, Jake Marisnick is making the most of his opportunity with the...

News

US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming...

Crime

The Latest: Jayme Closs' family satisfied with sentence

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and...

News

San Francisco police chief 'sorry' for raid on journalist

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist's home and office to...

News

Trump's orders to AG on Russia probe worry critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Intelligence professionals warned Friday that President Donald Trump's decision to give his loyal attorney...

Sports

Freese's grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese stepped into the batter's box, heard the polite applause from the crowd at a ballpark he once...

Sports

Indians scratch out 2 late runs, snap 4-game losing streak

CLEVELAND (AP) — Not pretty or polished, but perfect for the Indians.With their confidence sagging, they had to end a...

Business

Bodies in submerged Missouri vehicle bring storm toll to 9

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River...

Business

Overwatch League commissioner leaving to work on Fortnite

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for...

News

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local):1:25 p.m.A senior Pentagon officer says...

Health

The Latest: Tornado touches down near Iowa City

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local):10 p.m.A tornado has touched...

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Florida State's Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0...

Sports

Breland's 17 points help Dream rally past Wings, 76-72

ATLANTA (AP) — One year after a stout defense helped Atlanta advance to the WNBA semifinals, the Dream turned to that strength...

Sports

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on...

News

Taiwan changing name of de-facto embassy in US

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Saturday it is changing the name of its de-facto embassy in the U.S. amid the strongest...

Crime

Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs gets life in prison

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing...

Sports

McCowan's layup lifts Fever past Liberty in WNBA opener

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Teaira McCowan made a layup at the buzzer to give the Indiana Fever an 81-80 victory over the New...

More OKC schools adopting newcomer graduation ceremonies

NewsApr 28, 2019

In 2017 and 2018, graduating English-language learners at U.S. Grant High School in south Oklahoma City received their diplomas during a special ceremony that was translated into Spanish. Of the 53 students recognized, most spoke little or no...

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Business

Report: FTC's political wrangling delays Facebook settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company's...

Health

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China

TOKYO (AP) — When President Donald Trump visits Japan, he'll be able to point to Tokyo's streets to drive home a sore point in...

News

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb exploded during weekly prayers Friday at a mosque in an eastern part of Kabul, killing two...

Crime

Oregon man arrested after disappearance of mother, young son

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon arrested a man Friday on suspicion of murder and kidnapping following the disappearance of...

Sports

Michigan bounces Maryland from Big Ten tourney with 10-4 win

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jesse Franklin went 2 for 4 with two walks and an RBI double, one of four Michigan batters with multiple...

News

WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation's longest serving Native...

News

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet...

Sports

Dos Santos early goal lifts Galaxy past Orlando City 1-0

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 19th minute, David Bingham made six saves for his fourth shutout and the...

News

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration.

Business

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

DENVER (AP) — Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the...

Business

Marijuana businesses urge judge to review Nevada licenses

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge shouldn't tip the scales as dozens of businesses that lost bids to open marijuana dispensaries push to...

Business

Japan's charm campaign ready to roll: Golf, sumo await Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to roll out the newest...

Sports

Na goes low at Colonial again with 62, trails Blixt by 1

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na enjoys Colonial and has the cluster of low rounds to prove it.Na eagled the par-5 first hole...

Sports

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles

Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach who was fired three years ago amid a sexual assault scandal at the Baptist school,...

News

The Latest: Trump meets troops in Alaska en route to Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local):8:15 p.m.President Donald Trump has...

News

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority...

Sports

Broadhurst, Toledo vault to Senior PGA Championship lead

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Defending champion Paul Broadhurst and Esteban Toledo shared the lead Friday two rounds into the Senior...

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Mayor, US Senate hopeful cited for leaving accident scene

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helena mayor and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Wilmot Collins has been ticketed for leaving the scene...

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US challenges part of ruling that blocked grizzly bear hunts

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials asked a federal appeals court on Friday to overturn part of a judge's ruling that blocked...

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Kansas online gamer in hoax case may have charges dropped

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas online gamer whose dispute over a $1.50 bet sparked a hoax call that resulted in police shooting...

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3 injured in fire that destroyed Nebraska fertilizer plant

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A lightning strike at a Nebraska fertilizer plant set off a large fire that injured three truck drivers...

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UNC rallies past Miami, 7-5, in 11 innings

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ike Freeman hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning Friday, lifting North Carolina to a 7-5...

Health

'Here we go again': Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a...

Business

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local):5 p.m.The...

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Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt's two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament...

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Tensions flare in Texas Capitol over new Sandra Bland video

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities on Friday denied withholding a cellphone video of Sandra Bland's confrontational traffic...

Sports

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th, Reds rally past Cubs 6-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Steve Cishek missed with his pitch location. Eugenio Suárez didn't miss with his swing.Suárez hit a two-run...

Health

Health tax splits California amid need for Trump's approval

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to keep a...

News

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal...

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Law, Song, Concolino share LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Playing partners Jennifer Song and Jacqui Concolino stuck together in the Pure Silk Championship....

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Brewers' Nelson making progress, activated off injured list

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Encouraged by his progress, the Milwaukee Brewers have activated pitcher Jimmy Nelson off the injured list and...

Crime

NY attorney general to probe fatal state police shooting

MONTGOMERY, N.Y. (AP) — The office of New York Attorney General Letitia James said Friday that it will investigate the fatal...

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Defending champ Ole Miss tops Arkansas 3-2 in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Dillard and Grae Kessinger drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth and defending...

Building interest: STEM programs help encourage girls to become engineers

NewsApr 28, 2019

An interest in science, math and how things work comes naturally for some girls. For those who are more hesitant, great role models help. Most of the teachers at Arthur Elementary School in the Oklahoma City school district are women, said...

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Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in...

Business

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

United Airlines is canceling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly...

Sports

Yankees-Royals rained out, day-night doubleheader Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game between the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals scheduled for Friday night was postponed...

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N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women's prison

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to...

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Beaver makes surprise cameo in Alaska police camera video

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A police camera caught a beaver's surprise appearance near a traffic stop in Alaska's largest...

Sports

D-backs place LF David Peralta on IL with shoulder injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder David Peralta on the 10-day injured list with an injured...

Crime

Defrocked Mass. priest ordered to serve 16 years in Maine

ALFRED, Maine (AP) — A Massachusetts priest who was defrocked for child sexual abuse and was portrayed in the movie "Spotlight"...

Health

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week...

Health

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as...

Business

Michigan Legislature approves bill to cut high auto premiums

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Legislature on Friday passed a landmark bill that would cut the country's highest auto...

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2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised...

Crime

Bail denied for former police officer charged in killing

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Bail has been denied for a former Mississippi police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom...

Health

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local):4:55 p.m.A...

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Rapinoe kicks FIFA, says women's soccer not treated equally

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport's top...