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California's largest fire burns homes as blazes scorch West

Jul. 25, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire merged with a smaller blaze and destroyed homes in remote areas with limited access for firefighters, as numerous other fires gained strength and threatened property across the U.S. West. The massive Dixie Fire,...

Boy, 14, drove SUV involved in fatal California crash

Jul. 25, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was behind the wheel of an SUV that collided with two other cars, killing a 59-year-old man in Southern California, authorities said. The crash happened Thursday when the Chevy Tahoe ran a stop sign in Hesperia, the San...

Polanco, Newman lead Pirates to 10-2 romp over Giants

Jul. 25, 2021 01:52 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered, drove in three runs and scored twice, and Kevin Newman matched his career high with four hits for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who beat the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants 10-2 Saturday night. Polanco lofted a sacrifice fly...

California's largest fire torches homes as blazes lash West

Jul. 25, 2021 01:48 AM EDT

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — Flames racing through rugged terrain in Northern California destroyed multiple homes Saturday as the state's largest wildfire intensified and numerous other blazes battered the U.S. West. The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already...

Cifuentes scores, Los Angeles FC ties Vancouver 2-2

Jul. 25, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jose Cifuentes’ game-tying goal helped Los Angeles FC play the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-2 draw Saturday. Deiber Caicedo struck first for the Whitecaps (3-7-5) in the 25th minute. Cristian Dajome gave the Whitecaps a 2-0 lead in the 38th minute,...

LA Kings re-sign F Trevor Moore for 2 years, $3.75 million

Jul. 25, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Forward Trevor Moore is returning to the Los Angeles Kings with a two-year, $3.75 million contract extension. The Kings announced their re-signing Saturday. Moore set career highs last season with 10 goals and 13 assists in...

Valentin scores, San Jose draws Houston 1-1

Jul. 25, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zarek Valentin’s own goal helped the San Jose Earthquakes play the Houston Dynamo to a 1-1 tie Saturday. Matias Vera opened a 1-0 lead for the Dynamo (3-4-8) in the 40th minute. Valentin put the Earthquakes (3-7-5) on the scoreboard with an own...

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

Jul. 25, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Jansen had blown saves against the San Francisco on...

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

Jul. 24, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

BLY, Ore. (AP) — Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the U.S. West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and destroyed homes. Progress was being made on the nation's largest blaze,...

Comedian Jackie Mason, the former rabbi who got laughs from the Catskills to California, has died. He was 93.

Jul. 24, 2021 21:33 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Jackie Mason, the former rabbi who got laughs from the Catskills to California, has died. He was 93.