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Mitch Garver, Kole Calhoun HRs lead Texas past Angels 7-2

May. 26, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any pitching staff that forces Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani to go 0 for 7 with a combined six strikeouts is nearly certain to feel awfully good about its night at the Big A. The Rangers feel it's only an indicator of what their team can become —...

Ogwumike, Cambage help Sparks beat Mercury, snap 5-game skid

May. 26, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 23 points, Liz Cambage had 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 99-95 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Katie Lou Samuelson, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 WNBA draft, hit four 3-pointers and...

Goodbye NYC; Estimates show big city losses, Sunbelt gains

May. 26, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

Ko Im always thought she would live in New York forever. She knew every corner of Manhattan and had worked hard to build a community of friends. Living in a small apartment, she found her attitude shifting early in the pandemic. After her brother accepted a job in Seattle in the summer of 2020, she...

States divided on gun controls, even as mass shootings rise

May. 26, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was quick to react to this week’s carnage at a Texas elementary school, sending a tweet listing the gun control measures the Democratic-controlled state has taken. He finished with: “Your turn Congress.” But gun control...

Tellez, Brewers beat Darvish, Padres 2-1 to take 2 of 3

May. 25, 2022 21:28 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kolten Wong may have saved the game with his flashy glovework. Luis Urías may have saved it with a deft slide into third base past Manny Machado's tag. Devin Williams definitely did save it, closing out a solid performance by the bullpen in the Milwaukee...

Angry Newsom criticizes Texas governor, US judges on guns

May. 25, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday harshly criticized Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in the wake of an elementary school shooting that left 19 students and two teachers dead and assailed two federal judges as “extremists" for their rulings undermining California's gun...

Longoria, Giants tee off on Mets rookie Szapucki in 9-3 rout

May. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria homered twice and Joc Pederson hit his fourth in two games as the San Francisco Giants went deep four times in the first two innings off rookie Thomas Szapucki and routed the New York Mets 9-3 Wednesday. Mike Yastrzemski also homered off Szapucki,...

Driver charged with attempted murder for hitting children

May. 25, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man who drove onto a Southern California sidewalk and hit three children walking to school has been charged with premeditated attempted murder, prosecutors said Wednesday. Jason Carlos Guzman, 26, of Valencia remained hospitalized with a self-inflicted...

Administration opposes airlines in lawsuit over crew breaks

May. 25, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

The Biden administration has sided against the airline industry and urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a California law that would provide more rest and meal breaks than airline crews are guaranteed under federal rules. The U.S. solicitor general and other...

7 arrests connected to gambling 'slaphouses' in California

May. 25, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Seven people were arrested on suspicion of running illegal gambling dens at Southern California homes after a years-long investigation uncovered crimes including drug trafficking, bribery and a shooting, authorities said Wednesday. The so-called slaphouses...