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Pavelski's power-play goal helps Stars beat Senators 2-1

Oct. 21, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski scored a power-play goal midway through the second period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Monday night for their second straight win. Radek Faksa also scored for Dallas, and Anton Khudobin made 19 saves for his first win in four games this season. The Stars won...

The Latest: Bushes home spared by Dallas tornado

Oct. 21, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather that struck portions of the central and southern U.S. (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The tornado that caused widespread damage in north Dallas passed closed to the home of former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush but caused no damage. Bush spokesman Freddy...

Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

Oct. 21, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare the city "very fortunate" to be assessing only property damage. A meteorologist said Monday that people took shelter...

World Series: How the Nationals and Astros match up

Oct. 21, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

A position-by-position look at the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park: ___ First Base: Nationals: Ryan Zimmerman. The longtime face of the franchise, Zimmerman was Washington's first draft pick in 2005 after the team moved to the...

Funeral rescheduled for woman fatally shot by police at home

Oct. 21, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The funeral has been rescheduled for a woman shot and killed in her home by a Fort Worth police officer. The service for Atatiana Jefferson is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at Concord Church in Dallas. That's after a settlement was reached Monday between members of Jefferson's family....

Transgender woman's attacker convicted of assault

Oct. 21, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A man charged with felony aggravated assault in the beating of a Dallas transgender woman has been convicted of misdemeanor assault. The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas County jurors deliberated about four hours Monday before convicting Edward Dominic Thomas of the lesser charge in...

Kendrick, Zimmerman among vet first-timers in World Series

Oct. 21, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick is in the postseason for the eighth time in his 14 major league seasons, having played in October for three different teams. This time, he is finally on a World Series team. "This is a dream come true," the 36-year-old utilityman, who has been in 43 playoff games, said Monday...

World Series in Houston a homecoming for Nats star Rendon

Oct. 21, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon vividly remembers his one visit to the Astrodome as a child to see the Houston Astros and his beloved Killer B's. "I was really young at that time but that memory still sticks in my head," the Washington Nationals star said. And along with the excitement of seeing Craig...

The eyes have it: Scherzer embraces 2 different eye colors

Oct. 21, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Max Scherzer was taunted over his eyes as a kid. Now he treasures them. Washington's Game 1 starter in the World Series against Houston has baseball's most unusual orbs: blue on the right, brown on the left, a condition known as Heterochromia iridis. "I've always celebrated it," he said...

Grand jury declines to indict monsignor in consent case

Oct. 21, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas grand jury has declined to indict the onetime deputy to Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on charges he sexually assaulted a married woman in a case that raised questions about consent in the #MeToo era. The Harris County District Attorney's Office had presented the case against Monsignor...