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O's beat Rangers 7-6 on a hit batter, 37-44 at midpoint

Jul. 04, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jorge Mateo limped to first base when Matt Moore hit him near the left knee with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles reached the season's halfway point by coming from behind late to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 Monday. Rookie Adley...

A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

Jul. 04, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

The latest high-profile shooting in the United States happened on July Fourth, when a gunman opened fire on parade-goers in a Chicago suburb. Other notable episodes of gun violence in recent weeks: VESTAVIA HILLS, ALABAMA At least two...

Add rent to the rising costs bedeviling small businesses

Jul. 04, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The rent has come due for America’s small businesses and at a very inopportune time. Landlords were lenient about rent payments during the first two years of the pandemic. Now, many are asking for back rent, and some are raising the current rent as well....

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jul. 04, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. June 29, 2022. Editorial: Lawmakers should force TCEQ to get tougher on polluters A state advisory panel this month described the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as “a reluctant regulator” that should do more to protect Texans...

Alcantara could deliver first Cy Young Award for Marlins

Jul. 04, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

Sandy Alcantara is pitching like a contender for the Cy Young Award. If he wins it, that would be a first for the Miami Marlins. The Marlins have had an MVP in Giancarlo Stanton, but never in the franchise's three-decade history have they had a Cy Young winner. Alcantara threw a...

Shinyashiki scores to lift Charlotte FC past Dynamo 2-1

Jul. 03, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki’s goal led Charlotte FC to a 2-1 victory Sunday over the Houston Dynamo. Shinyashiki’s game-winner came in the 74th minute to put Charlotte (7-10-2) up 2-0. Brandt Bronico assisted the goal. Fafa Picault scored the only goal for...

Escobar homers again, Carrasco pitches Mets past Rangers 4-1

Jul. 03, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done. Plenty to feel good about, too. By the end of a winning weekend, two of New York's most pivotal pieces were back on track. ...

Trout's slump worsens, Astros strike out 20 to sweep Angels

Jul. 03, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout watched as a low sinker grazed the outside corner of the strike zone in the third inning Sunday, rung up once again in a weekend filled with strikeouts. Before trudging back to the dugout he made a face that seemed to scream: Yikes! The...

Gunman fatally shoots 2, wounds 3 Texas cops, takes own life

Jul. 03, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

A gunman killed two people and wounded four others, including three police officers, before taking his own life at a home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, police said Sunday. Wounds suffered by the four survivors were not life-threatening, police said. The incident...

Children fight for Delaware to get its own dinosaur

Jul. 03, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Right now is an interesting time to be a dinosaur lover in Delaware. For one thing, the new dinosaur blockbuster “Jurassic World: Dominion” is still gobbling up interest in theaters, which is good for folks who haven’t had a chance to see it yet. ...