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Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

Oct. 22, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a guy who dislikes drama, Chris Taylor sure provided plenty of it. Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs, joining the likes of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in October baseball lore, as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke...

Thursday's Scores

Oct. 22, 2021 01:19 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Auburn 44, Todd Beamer 26 Auburn Mountainview 62, Kent Meridian 7 Bothell 46, Blanchet 21 Cascade Christian 46, Vashon Island 3 Columbia River 16, Washougal 13 ...

McDavid scores 200th goal in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes

Oct. 22, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid scored twice to eclipse 200 career goals and had an assist, Zach Hyman had two goals and the Edmonton Oilers remained undefeated with a 5-1 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. The Oilers were sharp in their...

Stephen Curry scores 45, Warriors hold off Clippers 115-113

Oct. 22, 2021 01:17 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry waved to acknowledge the adoring fans as shot after shot dropped through the net and screamed in celebration — no trash about it. Curry hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 56.8 seconds remaining to follow up a 30-footer less than a minute...

Amid air quality concerns, districts embrace electric buses

Oct. 22, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For several years, the Miami-Dade County Pubic Schools had toyed with replacing some of its 1,000 diesel buses with cleaner electric vehicles. But school leaders said the change would be too costly. Then 12-year-old student Holly Thorpe showed up at a...

It will take more than rain to end drought in Western U.S.

Oct. 22, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians rejoiced this week when big drops of water started falling from the sky for the first time in any measurable way since the spring, an annual soaking that heralds the start of the rainy season following some of the hottest and driest months on record. ...

From exile, former female Afghan leader keeps fighting

Oct. 22, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders — a former parliament member, candidate for president and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize — is visiting the United Nations, not as a representative of her...

Alabama man put to death for 1991 killing of woman

Oct. 22, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who avoided execution in February was put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a woman who was abducted during a robbery and then shot in a cemetery. Willie B. Smith III, 52, received a lethal injection at a prison in southwest...

Sheriff: Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

Oct. 22, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A prop firearm discharged by veteran actor Alec Baldwin, who is producing and starring in a Western movie, killed his director of photography and injured the director Thursday at the movie set outside Santa Fe, authorities said. Santa Fe County...

Keenum, 3rd-string back Johnson lead Browns past Broncos

Oct. 22, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield had the best seat in the house to watch the Browns' backups deliver. Case Keenum stepped in for an injured Mayfield and made the most of his first start in two years, third-string back D'Ernest Johnson rushed for 146 yards and Cleveland...