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Vatrano's power-play OT goal leads Panthers past Stars 3-2

Apr. 14, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Frank Vatrano scored a power-play goal with 1:51 left in overtime, and the Florida Panthers beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Tuesday night. Aleksander Barkov and Radko Gudas scored in regulation, and Chris Driedger made 24 saves for the Panthers, who snapped a...

Ramos homers twice, Tigers slug Astros for 2nd straight win

Apr. 14, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit two home runs and Renato Núñez and rookie Akil Baddoo each homered for the second straight game as the Detroit Tigers slugged their way to an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Ramos has stepped into the cleanup spot with...

Solak, Culberson drive in 3 each, Rangers top Rays 8-3

Apr. 13, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nick Solak and Charlie Culberson drove in three runs apiece to back the pitching of Kyle Gibson and help the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 Tuesday night to end a season-high four-game losing streak. Solak delivered the biggest...

Driver jailed for 22 years for killing 4 Australian police

Apr. 13, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A truck driver was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Wednesday for hitting and killing four police officers on an Australian freeway. Mohinder Singh was drug-effected and sleep-deprived when his truck veered into an emergency stopping lane...

Texas students disciplined over 'slave trade' on Snapchat

Apr. 13, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

ALEDO, Texas (AP) — Students at a North Texas high school are being disciplined for their role in a mock slave auction they conducted on social media. A group of students at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus in the Fort Worth suburb of Aledo set up the so-called “slave...

Despite normal spring, Texas electric grid seeks power boost

Apr. 13, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The electric grid manager for most of Texas issued an electricity conservation watch Tuesday, appealing to customers to conserve electricity despite weather conditions typical for spring. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which previously came...

Biden picks first person of color to head Census fulltime

Apr. 13, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he would pick the president of the American Statistical Association to lead the U.S. Census Bureau as it works toward releasing data from the 2020 census that will be used for redrawing congressional and legislative districts. If...

A steady diet of limited fans on PGA Tour though end of May

Apr. 13, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The roars returned to Masters. At least two of them. There were enough spectators, believed to be roughly 8,000 a day, to at least bring some sound back to the gorgeous scenery of Augusta National in April. And they stood six-deep over the final 100...

Texas heeds call to pause Johnson & Johnson virus shots

Apr. 13, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas joined other states Tuesday in suspending the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pending the outcome of a federal investigation into six cases in which women who received the drug developed potentially dangerous blood clots. ...

West welcomes Austin FC; Sounders among top teams

Apr. 13, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

AUSTIN FC 2020 Record: Expansion team for 2021 Coach: Josh Wolff New Faces: F Cecilio Rodriguez, MF Alex Ring, MF Tomás Pochettino Moved On: None Prospects: Sporting director Claudio...