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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, at the Vatican, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Pompeo is meeting Thursday with top Vatican officials, a day after tensions over U.S. opposition to the Vatican’s China policy spilled out in public. (Vatican Media via AP)

Pompeo, Vatican talk China after tensions spill out publicly

Oct. 1, 2020 11:46 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vatican officials discussed religious freedom and their differences over China on Thursday, a day after tensions over the Holy See's outreach to Beijing spilled out in public. Pompeo spent 45 minutes in the Apostolic Palace with his Vatican counterpart,...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Callista Gingrich greet Cardinal Raymond Burke, right, as they attend the

Pompeo urges Vatican to condemn human rights abuses in China

Sep. 30, 2020 10:49 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the Vatican on Wednesday to join the United States in denouncing violations of religious freedom in China, saying the Catholic Church should be at the forefront in the fight to insist on basic human rights there. Pompeo made the appeal at a conference...

Agudelo jumpstarts Inter Miami past Atlanta United 2-1

Sep. 19, 2020 9:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Juan Agudelo and Brek Shea scored a goal in an early nine-minute span early and Inter Miami beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday night. All three goals occurred within the first 11 minutes of play. Agudelo punched in a pass from the left center of the box at two minutes to stake Inter Miami...

Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

With Vatican FM in Belarus, pope urges respect for protests

Sep. 13, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged political leaders to listen to protesters and heed their calls for political and social change, an apparent reference to protests in Belarus against the country's authoritarian president. Francis didn’t mention Belarus or any country in his appeal Sunday during...

Gov. Gavin Newsom talk to the media after he toured the North Complex Fire zone with California Secretary for Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot, left, and California Secretary for Environmental Protection Jared Blumenfeld in Butte County on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, outside of Oroville, Calif. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool)

Amid ashes, California governor fires away on climate change

Sep. 11, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Newsom offered some of his most impassioned comments on climate change, denouncing the “ideological BS” of those who deny the danger and vowing Friday to accelerate the state's already ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gases. Newsom spoke...

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy delivers in the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Duffy pitches Royals to 3-0 win over Indians

Sep. 9, 2020 10:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched four-hit ball into the sixth inning and snapped a winless streak of nearly six years in Cleveland as the Kansas City Royals beat the Indians 3-0 on Wednesday night. Adalberto Mondesi had an RBI single in the sixth and Edward Olivares and Nicky Lopez drove in runs in the...

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Scott Barlow is congratulated by Cam Gallagher after the Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-6 in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Royals snap seven-game losing skid, beat Indians 8-6

Sep. 8, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Maikel Franco drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and had an RBI single in the ninth as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 8-6 Tuesday night to snap a seven-game losing streak. Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer and Cam Gallagher had an RBI...

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2020, file photo, Portland police take control of the streets after making arrests on the scene of the nightly protests, at a Portland police precinct in Portland, Ore. Reporters — whether they're from major media outlets, freelancers or self-proclaimed “citizen journalists

Portland protests set up clash between journalists, police

Sep. 3, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The beam of a police officer’s flashlight swept across a group of 15 people standing on the sidewalk in downtown Portland, Oregon, recording and taking photos of the nightly protests that have roiled the city for three months. Most in the recent group wore helmets, reflective...

Chicago White Sox's Luis Robert (88) celebrates with teammates after hitting a winning three-run home run against the Kansas City Royals during the 10th inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Robert hits 3-run HR in 10th, White Sox beat Royals 5-2

Aug. 30, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — As soon as bat met ball, Luis Robert knew. The prized rookie watched as his first game-ending home run sailed over the wall and the White Sox once again grabbed a share of the AL Central lead. Robert belted a three-run drive in the 10th inning that gave the Chicago White Sox a 5-2 victory...

Grandal hits game-winning HR, White Sox beat Royals 6-5

Aug. 29, 2020 1:28 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal hit his third career game-ending home run in the ninth after a defensive miscue as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Friday night. Yoan Moncada had an RBI single in the seventh, Eloy Jimenez added a two-run homer and Luis Robert also homered for the...