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  • Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox for stretch run

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge. The 34-year-old Victorino is a two-time…

  • Beach volleyball Olympians Dalhausser, Rosenthal split

    Two of the United States’ best hopes for a medal in men’s beach volleyball are shuffling partners about a year before the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Beijing gold medalist Phil Dalhausser has split with his…

  • White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8

    BOSTON (AP) — Adam Eaton was given some unusual advice on what to do between at-bats in his first appearance as a designated hitter. It must have worked. He made his time at the plate…

  • Wong’s slam paces Cardinals’ 4-1 win over Reds

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong came through with the bases loaded. When faced with the same predicament, Lance Lynn minimized the damage. Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lynn’s seven resourceful innings and…

  • House, Senate on collision course in highway debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the Senate transportation bill dead on arrival. The developments…

  • North Korea official says not interested in Iran-style deal

    BEIJING (AP) — The North Korean ambassador to China says that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a “nuclear weapons state.” Ji Jae Ryong told a…

  • Pioneer League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Missoula (Diamondbacks) 23 14 .622 — Great Falls (White Sox) 17 19 .472 5½ Billings (Reds) 17 20 .459 6 Helena (Brewers) 16 20 .444 6½ South Division W…

  • Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Papua province

    JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua early Tuesday panicking people with at least one teenager missing after possibly drowning in a river. Several buildings and houses were either…

  • NEH announces $1.7 million in grants for nonfiction books

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning authors Diane McWhorter and Edward Ball are among 36 recipients of grants from a new government program that supports scholarly nonfiction books, a struggling genre in recent years. The National…

  • Rio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek…

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2015. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On July 28, 1945, a U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor…

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2015. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On July 28, 1945, a U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor…

  • A’s GM Billy Beane remains optimistic about new ballpark

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics general manager Billy Beane remains optimistic Oakland will get a new ballpark. Someday, some way. He’s not sure how it will happen, but hopes it occurs during his tenure running…

  • Thailand remains blacklisted by US for human trafficking

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery. The State Department said Monday that…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 52 45 .536 — New York 51 48 .515 2 Atlanta 46 53 .465 7 Miami 41 58 .414 12 Philadelphia 37 63 .370 16½ Central Division W…