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  • Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The recent death of a New Yorker in police custody is calling into question a police crackdown on petty offenses to discourage more serious crime. Critics say policing based on the so-called "broken windows" theory can ...

  • Wainwright stumbles, Cards lose 7-2 to Rays

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright felt he owed the St. Louis fans an apology after Tuesday night's 7-2 loss to Tampa Bay. The Cardinals' right-hander, fresh off a start for the National League in the All-Star game, completely fell ...

  • Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during an Ohio conference that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians. Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of ...

  • Jury to reconvene in Ventura defamation case

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle. The case went to jurors midday Tuesday, ...

  • Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of aging Americans are taking part in home-sharing programs around the country. The programs, usually nonprofit, help seniors save money and find companionship. Organizers say the principal goal is to allow the elderly to stay ...

  • Schoop's 2-run HR helps O's beat Angels 4-2

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday ...

  • Orioles 4, Angels 2

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  • Opening statements set in porch shooting trial

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her. Theodore Wafer, an airport employee ...

  • DeGrom tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 victory

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night. DeGrom (4-5) walked one and struck ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 1:13 a.m. EDT

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors Pat Schroeder: Clinton would face 'subdued sexism' Nathan Lane: Straight actors can play gay roles 'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5 Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic' ...

  • No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of "Downton Abbey" say Cupid's arrow is not headed for their characters. While talking to a TV Critics' panel Tuesday, the actors said they find it "very funny" some fans ...

  • Australia focuses on both Malaysian jet disasters

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The monthslong hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished off the Australian coast will not be interrupted by the top search official's new job in recovering bodies from the downed airliner in Ukraine, the Australian government ...

  • Giants beat Phillies 9-6 in 14 innings

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night. Crawford snapped a 2-for-22 skid ...

  • Mets 3, Mariners 1

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) New York Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi EYong lf 4 0 0 0 EnChvz rf 4 0 1 0 DnMrp 2b 4 0 1 0 J.Jones cf 4 0 0 0 DWrght 3b 3 0 0 ...

  • Arizona rallies for 5-4 win over Detroit

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Aaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday ...

  • Giants 9, Phillies 6, 14 innings,

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    (AP) San Francisco Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Pence rf 8 2 3 1 Revere cf 6 2 3 0 Panik 2b 1 0 0 0 Rollins ss 5 2 1 2 Adrianz 2b 7 1 2 ...

  • Diamondbacks 5, Tigers 4

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    (AP) Detroit Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi AJcksn cf 5 2 2 0 DPerlt cf-lf 3 3 2 0 Kinsler 2b 4 0 2 0 A.Hill 2b 3 1 1 3 MiCarr 3b-1b 4 1 2 1 ...

  • Asia stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets posted moderate gains Wednesday, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales. Indonesian stocks advanced after the official vote count showed Joko Widodo the clear winner of a bitterly contested presidential election. ...

  • AP Top Health News At 12:38 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH Undercover probe finds health law failings ...

  • Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale ...

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