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Planned Parenthood: States should oppose Trump 'gag rule'

Apr. 24, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — It's time for states with leaders who support abortion rights to go on the offensive against Trump administration attempts to restrict abortion that would reduce access to health care, the president of Planned Parenthood said Tuesday. "States are a critical backstop at a time when we...

Orioles hit 4 HRs off Nova, beat White Sox 9-1 to end skid

Apr. 23, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — During a season already littered with poor pitching performances and lopsided defeats, the Baltimore Orioles altered the script with an impressive display of pitching, offense and defense. Dwight Smith Jr. hit a three-run homer, one of four long balls off Iván Nova, and Baltimore...

Former intern DeCosta takes reins in Ravens draft room

Apr. 23, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Not long after Art Modell moved his football team from Cleveland to Baltimore, a young intern joined the Ravens with hopes of learning enough to fulfill his lifelong quest of becoming an NFL general manager. Eric DeCosta was little more than an errand boy back then. Working at an entry...

Abreu HR, 5 RBIs helps White Sox crush Orioles 12-2

Apr. 22, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — José Abreu found the ideal solution to his slow start at the plate: A half-dozen hacks against Baltimore's woeful pitching staff. Abreu went 3 for 6 with a homer and five RBIs , James McCann also homered and the Chicago White Sox crushed the Orioles 12-2 Monday night. McCann's...

Baltimore police head to leave amid new management shake-up

Apr. 22, 2019 8:18 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting deputy commissioner of the Baltimore police force is leaving amid a department shake-up under the new commissioner. The Baltimore Sun reports Melvin T. Russell will leave the department Wednesday. He says he's technically being "separated" from the department, but he had time to...

Solid start by Gibson helps Twins beat Orioles 4-3 for sweep

Apr. 21, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — There will be plenty of games this season in which the Minnesota Twins use the long ball to win. When that doesn't happen, they're happy to go with Plan B. Such was the case Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles, when Minnesota produced just enough runs without the benefit of a home run and...

Rosario, Twins go deep to sweep Orioles, 6-5 and 16-7

Apr. 20, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Eddie Rosario and the Minnesota Twins bashed their way into the team record book with a power display that began in the late afternoon and extended well into the night. With Rosario leading the way, the Twins hit 11 home runs in a doubleheader sweep of the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday,...

Orioles, Twins rained out; doubleheader Saturday

Apr. 19, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles' game against the Minnesota Twins was rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Saturday starting at 4:05 p.m. EDT. Dan Straily (1-1, 10.24 ERA) will stay on his normal schedule and start the first game for Baltimore. Signed following his release by Miami...

Census estimates show Baltimore continues to lose population

Apr. 19, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — New annual estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Baltimore is continuing to shed inhabitants, bringing the overall population of Maryland's biggest city down to what it was over 100 years ago. The latest Census data shows that Baltimore lost more than 7,300 citizens during the 12...

Climate change and pollution delay move of captive dolphins

Apr. 19, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — An aquarium in Maryland has been looking to build a refuge in the tropics for its captive dolphins. But it's having trouble finding the right location because of pollution and warming waters from climate change. The Baltimore Sun reports that the seven bottlenose dolphins live at the...