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Migrant children were put in abusive shelters for years, suit says. Critics blame lack of oversight

Jul. 20, 2024 01:43 AM EDT

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — As allegations of sexual abuse built up at the largest housing provider for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S., officials continued placing children in their care in a system that lacks adequate oversight, advocates say. A lawsuit filed Wednesday by...

All-Star starter Burnes has no complaints about reasons for chaos, but he's ready for normal again

Jul. 20, 2024 00:31 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corbin Burnes is ready to get back into a more normal routine, though the Baltimore right-hander has no complaints about why things have been so chaotic for him in the last few weeks. Burnes allowed one run and two hits over six innings when the AL...

Santander hits 2 of Orioles' 4 homers to back All-Star starter Burnes in 9-1 win over Rangers

Jul. 19, 2024 23:50 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Anthony Santander homered twice and drove in five runs after Adley Rutschman and Colton Cowser had already hit two-run homers, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 9-1 on Friday night in the first game out of the break. Rutschman...

Dodgers pitcher Tyler Glasnow throws simulated game, expected to start versus Giants next week

Jul. 19, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tyler Glasnow is expected to come off the injured list and start against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. Glasnow, a first-time All-Star who went to Texas to participate in the festivities earlier this week, went on the 15-day IL...

Mac Meissner leads PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship at Tahoe Mountain Club

Jul. 19, 2024 22:31 PM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Mac Meissner had eight birdies in a 16-point round Friday to take the second-round lead in the Barracuda Championship, the only PGA Tour event that uses the modified Stableford scoring system. Making his 23rd PGA Tour start, Meissner birdied five of his first...

Largest housing provider for migrant children engaged in pervasive sexual abuse, US says

Jul. 19, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Employees of the largest housing provider for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S. repeatedly sexually abused and harassed children in their care for at least eight years, the Justice Department said Thursday, alleging a shocking litany of offenses that took place as...

A massive tech outage is causing worldwide disruptions. Here's what we know

Jul. 19, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Much of the world faced online disarray Friday as a widespread technology outage affected companies and services across industries — grounding flights, knocking banks and hospital systems offline and media outlets off air. At the heart of the massive disruption is...

As the Rio Grande runs dry, South Texas cities look to alternatives for water

Jul. 19, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — The Rio Grande is no longer a reliable source of water for South Texas. That’s the sobering conclusion Rio Grande Valley officials are facing as water levels at the international reservoirs that feed into the river remain dangerously low — and a hurricane...

Media picks Georgia as overwhelming SEC favorite, followed by newcomer Texas

Jul. 19, 2024 13:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Georgia is the heavy favorite to win the Southeastern Conference title and is picked to face league newcomer Texas in the championship game. The Bulldogs received 165 votes to win the SEC title among reporters covering league media days, which ended Thursday in...

Sam Pittman is on the hot seat at Arkansas, and he brought in former Hogs coach Bobby Petrino as OC

Jul. 18, 2024 19:25 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman made a headline-grabbing hire in the offseason when he brought Bobby Petrino back to Fayetteville as offensive coordinator. Petrino was head coach of the Razorbacks from 2008-11, but was fired after a scandal involving an extramarital affair...