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Chang 3-run triple off Benintendi's glove, Indians beat KC

Sep. 21, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yu Chang hit a bases-loaded triple off left fielder Andrew Benintendi’s glove in the first inning, leading Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Ernie Clement homered as the second-place...

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants

Sep. 21, 2021 22:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is facing sharp condemnation from Democrats for its handling of the influx of Haitian migrants at the U.S. southern border, after images of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback using aggressive tactics went viral this week. Striking...

Josh Rogers allows 1 run to lead Nationals over Marlins 7-1

Sep. 21, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Rogers pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night. Rogers (2-0) scattered five hits, struck out four and walked two in his longest outing since joining the club...

Lavelle, Morgan shine as US women rout Paraguay again, 8-0

Sep. 21, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rose Lavelle thrilled her hometown fans with a goal and three assists in the first 15 minutes, Alex Morgan scored three goals and the United States women routed Paraguay 8-0 in an exhibition on Tuesday night. The U.S. topped Paraguay by a combined...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 21, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alma def. Medicine Valley, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Auburn def. Humboldt/Table Rock-Steinauer, 25-22, 25-21, 25-18 Centennial def. Wilber-Clatonia, 25-10, 25-14, 25-12 Clarkson/Leigh def. Twin...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 21, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Baltic def. Elkton-Lake Benton, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Canton def. Tri-Valley, 25-12, 25-22, 25-16 Dakota Valley def. West Central, 25-3, 25-9, 25-12 Deubrook def. Deuel, 25-9, 25-11, 25-11 ...

The Latest: California virus spread lower than other states

Sep. 21, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES — California is seeing lower coronavirus transmission than other U.S. states as virus cases and hospitalizations for COVID-19 decline following a summer surge. The state is currently the only one experiencing “substantial” coronavirus transmission, the...

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

Sep. 21, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted late Tuesday to keep the government funded, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid, setting up a high-stakes showdown with Republicans who oppose the package despite the risk of triggering a fiscal crisis. ...

Brazil health minister tests positive for the coronavirus

Sep. 21, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's health minister tested positive for the coronavirus in New York after President Jair Bolsonaro spoke at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Brazil's government said in a statement that Marcelo Quiroga was in good health and would remain in...

Hawaii anti-vaccine leader has regrets after getting COVID

Sep. 21, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A man who helped organize a Hawaii group that opposes COVID-19 vaccines and mandates says he contracted the disease and now has regrets. Chris Wikoff told Hawaii News Now this week that he helped start the Aloha Freedom Coalition last October. He said he...