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  • Perez, Reynolds home runs power Pirates past Indians, 6-3

    3 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Perez and Bryan Reynolds hit three-run home runs during the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Perez homered to right off Bryan Shaw (1-2) to ...

  • Dalbec's 3 hits, 3 RBIs lead Red Sox over Royals 7-1

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    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Light-hitting Bobby Dalbec had three RBIs and was a double short of a cycle, J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Saturday. Dalbec, Boston's ...

  • Hoskins breaks out of slump with 6 RBIs, Phillies top Giants

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rhys Hoskins broke out a 2 for 40 slump with a pair of home runs and a career-best six RBIs, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Francisco Giants 13-6 on Saturday. Ronald Torreyes also homered ...

  • AP Top U.S. News at 8:09 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US Amid reform movement, some GOP states give police more power 'Protected them to death': Elder-care COVID rules under fire Major damage to Alabama mobile home park amid tropical storm Driver rams ...

  • Southwest US states bake, wildfire threatens Arizona towns

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Southwest U.S. continued to bake Saturday, and weather forecasters kept warnings in effect for excessive heat in Arizona, Nevada and desert areas, at least through the weekend. High temperature marks didn’t fall Saturday, but Phoenix ...

  • Driver hits 2 at start of Pride parade in South Florida

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    (AP) At least two people were hit by a pickup truck Saturday at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis confirmed the crash occurred Saturday evening at the Stonewall Pride Parade in the nearby ...

  • Twins take lead on consecutive wild pitches, top Rangers 3-2

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    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are getting healthier and will take any break they can get as the two-time defending AL Central champions try to get out of last place in their division. A twofer in Texas on ...

  • Dalbec's 3 hits, 3 RBIs lead Red Sox over Royals 7-1

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Light-hitting Bobby Dalbec had three RBIs and was a double short of a cycle, J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Saturday. Dalbec, Boston's ...

  • AP Top News at 7:37 p.m. EDT

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) 'Protected them to death': Elder-care COVID rules under fire Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US As Brazil tops 500,000 deaths, protests against president Driver rams cyclists in Arizona ...

  • 'Protected them to death': Elder-care COVID rules under fire

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) Barbara and Christine Colucci long to remove their masks and kiss their 102-year-old mother, who has dementia and is in a nursing home in Rochester, New York. They would love to have more than two people in her room at ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 7:37 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Pandemic restrictions are falling away almost everywhere — except inside many of America’s nursing homes Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief has won the country’s presidential election in a landslide victory Parades, picnics and lessons in history are all part of Juneteenth ...

  • As Brazil tops 500,000 deaths, protests against president

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    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Anti-government protesters took to the streets in more than a score of cities across Brazil on Saturday as the nation's confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past half a million — a tragedy many critics ...

  • Perez, Reynolds home runs power Pirates past Indians, 6-3

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Perez and Bryan Reynolds hit three-run home runs during the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Perez homered to right off Bryan Shaw (1-2) to ...

  • Editor of paper that endured newsroom shooting says goodbye

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of the Capital Gazette, which won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom, is leaving the Maryland newspaper. Rick Hutzell, who worked ...

  • The Latest: Henley holding steady with U.S. Open lead

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    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 4:24 p.m. Russell Henley is holding up under the pressure of leading the U.S. Open. He was the overnight co-leader with Richard Bland and has reached 6 ...

  • Kyle Busch races to 100th Xfinity win in return to Nashville

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch raced to his 100th career Xfinity Series victory Saturday at Nashville Superspeedway, where he won for the fourth time. Busch won in the Xfinity Series in 2009 and the Truck Series in 2010 and ...

  • Guerrero's go-ahead double helps Jays rally past O's 10-7

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his major-league leading 23rd homer and later capped Toronto’s ninth-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Blue Jays ended a five-game skid with a 10-7 victory Saturday over the Baltimore Orioles. ...

  • AP Top U.S. News at 7:20 p.m. EDT

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US Amid reform movement, some GOP states give police more power 'Protected them to death': Elder-care COVID rules under fire Major damage to Alabama mobile home park amid tropical storm Driver rams ...

  • AP Top Headlines at 7:20 p.m. EDT

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) Pandemic restrictions are falling away almost everywhere — except inside many of America’s nursing homes Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief has won the country’s presidential election in a landslide victory Parades, picnics and lessons in history are all part of Juneteenth ...

  • AP Top News at 7:20 p.m. EDT

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) 'Protected them to death': Elder-care COVID rules under fire Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US As Brazil tops 500,000 deaths, protests against president Driver rams cyclists in Arizona ...

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