• Cubs' Kris Bryant hit on helmet by pitch, leaves game

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant was hit on the head with a 96 mph pitch from Colorado's German Marquez on Sunday but appeared to have escaped serious injury. Cubs spokesman Peter Chase said Bryant passed tests and had no sign of a concussion. Chase said Bryant had a cut...

  • Arenado out at plate in game-ending replay reversal

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado broke for home the moment Brandon Morrow's bases-loaded pitch bounced to the backstop. Arenado wound up causing an unusual ending that left the Colorado Rockies with a painful loss. Arenado was initially called safe and then was ruled out on a video review...

  • 'Bow-Z' wows crowd at bulldog pageant for Drake Relays

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 2-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University. The 39th annual tongue-in-cheek pageant for English bulldogs, Drake's mascot, is the unofficial start to this week's Drake Relays...

  • UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    Yesterday

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children. In a strongly-worded letter to Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter and others, Jeremy Hunt said their failure to...

  • Memphis forward announces cancer diagnosis on social media

    Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis forward Karim Sameh Azab announced Saturday that he has been diagnosed with cancer and has started treatment. "I found out a few weeks ago that I had developed leukemia lymphoma (AML, ALL)," Azab wrote in a Twitter post Saturday morning. "I have since...

  • WARNING: Do not eat any kind of romaine lettuce, CDC warns

    Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
    Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

    Public health officials are now telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least 16 states and sickened at least 60 people, including eight inmates at an Alaska prison. The Centers for Disease...

  • Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

    PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states. The U.S. Centers for...

  • Navajo Nation approves $2.4 million for veterans facility

    Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has given approval to help fund a veterans facility in New Mexico that will prevent patients from having to travel far for care. Navajo Nation council members voted 19-0 this week to give $2.4 million toward the construction of a service center...

  • California regulators investigating worker safety at Tesla

    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Workplace safety regulators say they are investigating two incidents at automaker Tesla's factory in Northern California. The New York Times reported Friday that the investigations come after the Center for Investigative Reporting catalogued a series of...

  • High holiday: Pot fans join 420 smoke-out in San Francisco

    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts simultaneously exhaled a giant cloud of smoke that rose above San Francisco's Golden Gate Park precisely at 4:20 p.m. Friday, the annual April 20 high holiday. An estimated 20,000 people flocked to the park's so-called Hippie...

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