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Crawford's 3-run homer sends Giants past Rockies 4-3

Apr. 10, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford has a bit of a cult following on his own team: that hair, others envy it. His swing is coveted, too. Crawford delivered the decisive hit for a second straight day, connecting for a three-run homer in the sixth inning as the San...

High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship

Apr. 10, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings. The order from the court late Friday is the latest in a recent...

University of Virginia dedicates enslaved workers memorial

Apr. 10, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A memorial to enslaved workers who built the University of Virginia was officially dedicated Saturday, a year after the COVID-19 pandemic canceled its official unveiling. The Daily Progress reports that a prerecorded dedication ceremony aired...

Ash-covered St. Vincent braces for more volcanic eruptions

Apr. 10, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear Saturday, a day after it erupted with an explosion that shook the ground, spewed ash skyward and blanketed the...

Haniger, Mariners win 4-3 as Twins' trouble in 10th persists

Apr. 10, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Baseball's speed-up-the-game rule that starts each extra inning with a runner on second base has not been user-friendly for the Minnesota Twins. The 10th has been nothing but trouble, this time caused by the Seattle Mariners. ...

Marchers protest Romania's virus restrictions as cases soar

Apr. 10, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

BUCHAREST (AP) — Marchers took to the streets Saturday in the Romanian capital of Bucharest to protest restrictive measures to fight the spread of COVID-19 even as new daily infections and deaths rose in the European Union nation. About 1,000 people converged on Victory...

The Latest: NHL's Canucks get OK to reopen team facilities

Apr. 10, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL says the Vancouver Canucks will reopen team facilities Sunday and resume play Friday after a COVID-19 outbreak in which 21 players and four staff members...

Las Vegas family awarded $29.5M in allergic reaction case

Apr. 10, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury has awarded $29.5 million to the family of a woman who was left brain damaged after being treated for a severe allergic reaction by an ambulance service in Las Vegas in 2013. Then-27-year-old Chantel Giacalone went into anaphylactic shock after...

New Arkansas virus cases, per capita, lowest in the nation

Apr. 10, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases per capita in Arkansas during the past two weeks was the lowest in the nation, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Arkansas had 72.6 new cases per 100,000 residents to rank 52nd in the U.S. in...

Nevada reports 752 additional COVID cases; delays cited

Apr. 10, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada on Saturday reported 752 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases but a regional health agency said for the second straight day that hundreds of the cases were delayed from previous months. The state' also reported nine additional virus-caused deaths...