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Dallas area leads American cities in 2018 population growth

Apr. 21, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — New population estimates show that the Dallas-Fort Worth area led American cities in new residents from 2017 to 2018. U.S. Census Bureau numbers show that the two cities, along with Arlington in between, grew by nearly 131,700 residents and have gained more than a million residents since...

Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

Apr. 21, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

JASPER, Texas (AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community's history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killing him. The 1998...

Gallo goes deep again in Rangers' 9-4 win over Astros, Cole

Apr. 21, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit another long home run for the Rangers, and that was only part of what made for another frustrating start for Houston Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole against Texas. Cole needed 43 pitches to get out of a five-run first inning, when he struck out Gallo with the bases...

Today in History

Apr. 21, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2019. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21, 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the United States. On this date: In 1509, England's King Henry VII died; he was succeeded by his...

Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

Apr. 20, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz knew there would be a silver lining during his struggles in the regular season. The St. Louis forward found it the last two games of the first round of the playoffs. Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets...

Armed civilian border group member arrested in New Mexico

Apr. 20, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday in a border community on a criminal complaint accusing him of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, authorities said. The FBI...

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

Apr. 20, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Denver coach Mike Malone wanted more passion, fire and emotion. The young Nuggets responded. Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and Denver beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103 on Saturday night, rebounding from a flat performance tie the first-round...

Stephens pulls US even with Swiss in FedCup after Keys upset

Apr. 20, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sloane Stephens beat Timea Bacsinzsky after Viktorija Golubic upset Madison Keys in straight sets Saturday, leaving the United States and Switzerland tied 1-1 in their Fed Cup World Group playoff. Stephens, the No. 8 player in the world, won 6-4, 6-3 on the hard court inside Freeman...

Stars push Predators to edge of elimination with 5-3 win

Apr. 20, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The young Dallas Stars have blossomed this postseason, and now their top line of Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and Alexander Radulov are showing just how much damage they can do together. The combination has put the West's first wild card a win away from reaching the second round....

Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

Apr. 20, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Nationwide physician-staffing company EmCare says a breach exposed personal data for about 31,000 patients, including in some cases their Social Security numbers and clinical information. EmCare Inc. said Saturday that an unauthorized third party gained access to the information through...