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  • Royals again fall to White Sox lefty Danks 12-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — If the Royals had it their way, John Danks might not be invited back to Kansas City. Danks threw a complete game, and Adam Eaton matched his career high with…

  • McHugh, Conger lead Houston to 8-0 win over Twins

    HOUSTON (AP) — Collin McHugh continued his stellar season and the Houston Astros got back to their winning ways. McHugh went 7 2-3 innings and Hank Conger hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros…

  • Danks goes the distance as White Sox beat Royals 12-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — John Danks loves it in Kansas City. The Royals might prefer the city barred the White Sox left-hander from future visits. Danks continued his mastery over the Royals with a…

  • Serena Williams’ comeback extends Grand Slam try at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the…

  • No. 4 Baylor plenty of offense in 56-21 opener at SMU

    DALLAS (AP) — Art Briles and the Baylor Bears made the most of their fresh start — and chance to finally move past the playoff snub and Cotton Bowl meltdown that ended last season. New…

  • Arson was cause of Planned Parenthood fire in Washington

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A pre-dawn blaze that heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic was arson, fire investigators in Washington state determined Friday. Pullman Fire Department investigator Chris Wehrung also said a task force involving…

  • Bears spotted in and around Denver searching for food

    DENVER (AP) — When a helicopter circled her quiet suburban cul-de-sac early Friday, Carol Rose didn’t think it was a manhunt or an air ambulance but instantly knew there must have been another bear sighting…

  • No. 5 Michigan St. tops W. Mich 37-24, sets sights on Oregon

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State looked as if it needed a tuneup before playing Oregon. Madre London ran for two touchdowns in the first several minutes of his college career to help the fifth-ranked…

  • As crisis grips Europe, a look at how US takes in refugees

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Europe is struggling with a surge of refugees and immigrants that has resulted in countless deaths, including that of a 3-year-old Syrian who washed up on a beach in Turkey and…

  • Canada less welcoming to refugees under Harper’s leadership

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada has long prided itself for opening its doors wider than any nation to asylum seekers, but the number it welcomes has waned since Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper took power almost…

  • Anger as Guatemala votes amid graft scandals

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The wave of political turmoil that toppled Guatemala’s president has overshadowed Sunday’s vote to elect a new leader — an election many fear could put a lid on the anti-corruption drive.…

  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, September 5, the 248th day of 2015. There are 117 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 5, 1945, Japanese-American Iva Toguri D’Aquino, suspected of being wartime broadcaster…

  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, September 5, the 248th day of 2015. There are 117 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On September 5, 1945, Japanese-American Iva Toguri D’Aquino, suspected of being wartime broadcaster…

  • Rockies send Giants to 7th straight loss, 2-1

    DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, backing a strong outing by Jorge De La Rosa, and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 2-1 on Friday night…

  • San Diego firm recalls cucumbers after salmonella outbreak

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California company is recalling its cucumbers after a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 285 people in 27 states and killed a San Diego woman. Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce of…