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Nearly one-third of Texans have received virus vaccine

Apr. 10, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The percentage of Texans who have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine is nearing one-third, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control on Saturday. The CDC reported 30.6% of the state's residents, more than 8.8 million...

Stars, on rookie Jason Robertson's 2 goals, top Panthers 4-1

Apr. 10, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Jason Robertson scored twice for his first multigoal NHL game, and Jamie Benn scored his third power-play goal in the last six games Saturday to lead the Dallas Stars to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Joel L’Esperance joined Robertson...

Police arrest man accused of carjacking good Samaritan

Apr. 10, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The family of a 62-year-old woman who was struck with her own vehicle in New Mexico after a man she offered to help stole her car earlier this week has said she is still in a Texas hospital, a television station reported. Alyson Lyons was taken to a...

Texas Rep. Crenshaw temporarily blinded after eye surgery

Apr. 10, 2021 12:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a Texas Republican, said Saturday that he has undergone eye surgery and will be virtually sightless for a month. Crenshaw, 37, is a Navy veteran who lost his right eye and suffered damage to his left eye in 2012 when a homemade bomb...

Leonard scores 31 as Clippers extend winning streak to 4

Apr. 10, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, Reggie Jackson added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers used a dominating second quarter Friday night to defeat the Houston Rockets 126-109 and extend their winning streak to four games. The short handed Clippers, who were...

US to keep migrant families in hotels as amid rush for space

Apr. 10, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

Migrant families will be held at hotels in the Phoenix area in response to a growing number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said Friday, another step in the Biden administration's rush to set up temporary space for them. U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was...

Jokic leads Nuggets to 8th straight win by beating Spurs

Apr. 10, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets watched not one, not two but three close-in shots miss in the closing seconds. Things are definitely bouncing their way at the moment. Jokic had 26 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds to help the...

Hometown no-no: Musgrove no-hitter for Padres vs. Rangers

Apr. 10, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A long-time member of the Friar Faithful, Joe Musgrove knew all about San Diego’s no-hitter history. There wasn’t any. Until now. Musgrove, the 28-year-old pitcher who grew up just down the road in El...

Olson's 3-run blast lifts Athletics to 6-2 win over Astros

Apr. 09, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Olson’s tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-2 win over Houston Astros on Friday night. The victory comes after the Astros beat the A’s five times in this young season and is just the second win...

San Diego native Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in Padres history in 3-0 win over Texas Rangers

Apr. 09, 2021 23:02 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Diego native Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in Padres history in 3-0 win over Texas Rangers.