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  • Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Oregon, no damage reported

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene. Hundreds of people reported to the U.S. Geological Survey…

  • Germany-England Sums

    Edmonton, Alberta Germany 0 0 0 0—0 England 0 0 0 1—1 First half_None. Second half_None. Extra time_None. Extra time_1, England, Fara Williams 3, 108th minute, penalty kick. Shots_Germany 34, England 18. Shots On Goal_Germany…

  • Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday’s race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief correctly predicted the weather. Greg Ives instructed Earnhardt to go flat-out at the…

  • 12 hurt in Calvert County boat explosion

    WASHINGTON — Twelve people were injured when a boat exploded in Calvert County, Maryland on Saturday. It happened around 6:30 p.m. in the Spring Cove Marina on Solomons Island. The boat came in to get fuel…

  • Locke down: Pirates edge Indians 1-0 behind Jeff Locke

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A lack of efficiency with his pitches was the reason Jeff Locke failed to get past the fifth inning in his previous two starts despite giving up a combined three runs. That…

  • Rangers activate Harrison, send Chi Chi back to minors

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Left-hander Matt Harrison was activated from the disabled list and rookie right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez was sent back to the minors by the Texas Rangers on Saturday. Texas recalled right-hander Anthony…

  • 3 dead bodies found in 2 houses in coastal Maine town

    BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Police have found three bodies inside two houses in the coastal Maine town of Boothbay Harbor, and authorities believe they are from the same family. A spokesman for the Maine…

  • Hernandez finally loses in Oakland, Mariners fall 2-0

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Felix Hernandez turned in another quality start despite not having his best stuff. He still lost a second straight decision for the first time this season. Oakland rookie Kendall Graveman did…

  • Pain in the neck: Astros lose 6-1 to Red Sox, streak snapped

    BOSTON (AP) — Pablo Sandoval made a running catch of a foul pop and began tumbling over the railing into the Houston dugout when pitcher Vincent Velasquez reached out to help brace his fall. Sandoval…

  • Slain woman’s parents focused on healing, not sanctuary law

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been…

  • Harrison ready to start again for Texas after spinal fusion

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Harrison never really knew what it would be like when he started his comeback from spinal fusion surgery. Still, the Texas Rangers left-hander never doubted that he would pitch again…

  • A’s end home skid against King Felix, beat Mariners 2-0

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin was admittedly concerned after his ballclub stranded five runners in the first two innings against Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez. Rookie Kendall Graveman made it a…

  • Speightster wins Belmont’s Dwyer Stakes

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Eli and Speightster both remained unbeaten with impressive victories on the Stars & Stripes holiday card Saturday at Belmont Park. Lady Eli, now 6 for 6, was the electrifying winner…

  • AP Top WorldCup News At 7:41 p.m. EDT

    Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd As Women’s World Cup draws to end, inequality remains Women’s soccer fever grips England in historic…

  • As Women’s World Cup draws to end, inequality remains

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The most successful Women’s World Cup concludes on Sunday when the United States and Japan take the field at BC Place. Record attendance. Record TV ratings. A rematch of the…