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  • Police: Multiple suspects sought after man forced into van, sexually assaulted

    WASHINGTON — The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for help identifying and finding multiple suspects after a man was sexually assaulted in Northwest Washington on Friday. According to police, a man was forced into a…

  • Year later, AP reporter recalls origins of Ferguson movement

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE — A year ago, most Americans had never heard of the St. Louis suburb called Ferguson. But after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old in the…

  • Asian stocks fall on weak Chinese manufacturing, oil slump

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday on weaker Chinese manufacturing and lower oil prices as investors looked ahead to U.S. data on factory output and employment. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 2.4…

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    Central Division W L Pct. GB Brewers 5 2 .714 — Dodgers 4 2 .667 ½ Reds 3 2 .600 1 Indians 2 3 .400 2 x-White Sox 1 5 .167 3½ East Division W…

  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers say a very small percentage of kids who are picky eaters may have emotional troubles that should be checked out. The study, by researchers at Duke University’s medical school, suggests that…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Brewers 5 2 .714 — Dodgers 4 2 .667 ½ Reds 3 2 .600 1 Indians 2 3 .400 2 x-White Sox 1 5 .167 3½ East Division W…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Brewers 5 1 .833 — Dodgers 4 2 .667 1 Reds 3 2 .600 1½ Indians 2 3 .400 2½ x-White Sox 1 5 .167 4 East Division W…

  • Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators…

  • Mets hit 3 homers in 5 pitches to sweep Nationals, 5-2

    NEW YORK (AP) — As the clock ticked past 11 p.m. and “Moondance” by Van Morrison practically wafted through the ballpark, young children ran around the bases as part of a family-friendly promotion normally reserved…

  • Man killed when storm slams tent down on crowd near Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A man was killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moorings and collapsed on some…

  • HSBC profit rises 10 percent, bank selling Brazil unit

    HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC Corp. says strong performance in Asia helped to boost first-half profit to 10 percent, and the bank has announced the sale of its Brazil business. The bank said Monday that…

  • Rauner signs bill requiring airport breast-feeding rooms

    CHICAGO (AP) — Breastfeeding at Chicago’s two major airports and others in Illinois will soon be easier under a new law endorsed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. Rauner on Sunday signed legislation requiring large airports such…

  • Airplane returns to Las Vegas airport after report of fire

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Allegiant Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from a Las Vegas airport because of a reported engine fire. Officials at McCarran International Airport say the airplane…

  • Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can’t leave

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin’s coffee shop in San Juan’s colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning.…

  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked…