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  • Cardinals place Adams on DL, recall C Ed Easley

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams could miss the rest of the season with a strained right quadriceps and will undergo surgery Friday. After consulting with medical personnel Wednesday, the…

  • Police: Steven Tyler not really doing a strawberry farm show

    WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police have alerted residents of a New Jersey township that Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will not be performing at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/1AymvkV ) the rock…

  • Seattle takes over top spot in West by beating Colorado 1-0

    SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Pappa scored in the 16th minute to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night, moving them into first place in the Western Conference.…

  • Molestation claim against Michael Jackson’s estate dismissed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer’s estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ruled.…

  • Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with…

  • Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals

    CHICAGO (AP) — It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going. Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, and the Chicago…

  • Police investigating four shootings in Southeast DC

    WASHINGTON – Four shootings that happened over just a few hours Wednesday night are under investigation in Southeast D.C. The first shooting happened  before 9 p.m. in the area of 15th and V streets, Southeast,…

  • Shocking ads ignite debate about abortion ban in Chile

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you…

  • Key numbers from a report to Congress on US education

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The American education landscape is shifting. More U.S. school-age kids live in poverty and need English-language services, according to a report released Thursday by the National Center for Education Statistics. Enrollment in…

  • EPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing. A federal rule to be proposed…

  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, May 28, the 148th day of 2015. There are 217 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 28, 1945, the novel “Brideshead Revisited” by Evelyn Waugh was published…

  • AP Source: Pelicans interview Jeff Van Gundy

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have interviewed Jeff Van Gundy for the club’s vacant head coaching job, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press…

  • Divisive anti-gay marriage bill falls in Texas Legislature

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved. The first session under Republican…

  • US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair’s focus on China that they say ignores the country’s glaring problems of censorship and intimidation. Jonathan Franzen, Xiaolu…

  • Cardinals rally, complete sweep of Diamondbacks

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward atoned for a critical error with a game-tying homer leading off the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals scored the winning run on catcher Jordan Pachecho’s throwing error,…