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  • The Latest: 2010 French champ Schiavone too tired to dance

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 5:32 p.m. Francesca Schiavone felt mental, rather than physical, exhaustion was mostly to blame for her 7-5, 6-4 loss to 100th-ranked Andreea Mitu of Romania.…

  • New England’s epic winter gives way to unusually dry spring

    BOSTON (AP) — One of New England’s snowiest winters on record has given way to one of the region’s driest springs, confounding farmers who are worried about their crops. The National Weather Service says the…

  • Hurricane Andres strengthens far off coast of Mexico

    MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Andres has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it spins far off the coast of Mexico. The first named storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season poses no threat to…

  • Rocket grenades kill 13 as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Rocket-propelled grenades exploded into several homes, killing at least 13 people before dawn Saturday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri as Boko Haram unleashed a new kind of violence in…

  • Former Md. Gov. O’Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Saturday joined the Democratic presidential race with a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination. “I’m running for you,” he told a crowd…

  • Frontier League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Evansville 10 3 .769 — Southern Illinois 9 4 .692 1 Florence 6 7 .462 4 Traverse City 5 7 .417 4½ Frontier 5 8 .385 5 Lake Erie…

  • Shelter in place order for residents in Maryland City after chemical leak

    WASHINGTON — Update,  May 30, 2015, 9:46 a.m. — The shelter in place order for Maryland City residents has been lifted. _____ A shelter in place order has  been imposed for residents in Maryland City in…

  • Frontier League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Evansville 10 3 .769 — Southern Illinois 9 4 .692 1 Florence 6 7 .462 4 Traverse City 5 7 .417 4½ Frontier 5 8 .385 5 Lake Erie…

  • Atlantic League

    Freedom Division W L Pct. GB Southern Maryland 21 13 .618 — Sugar Land 14 20 .412 7 York 13 20 .394 7½ Lancaster 13 21 .382 8 Liberty Division W L Pct. GB Somerset…

  • American Association

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Sioux City 5 3 .625 — Gary 5 4 .556 ½ Lincoln 4 4 .500 1 Kansas City 1 6 .143 3½ North Division W L Pct. GB St.…

  • Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

    TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the earth’s surface and did not trigger a tsunami warning. Two…

  • Former Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley enters the 2015 presidential race

    WASHINGTON —  Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley took the stage Saturday to formally announce his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. O’Malley made his announcement at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, where…

  • American Association

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Sioux City 5 3 .625 — Gary 5 4 .556 ½ Lincoln 4 4 .500 1 Kansas City 1 6 .143 3½ North Division W L Pct. GB St.…

  • Coast Guard defends cleanup response to California oil spill

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were workers on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches. The first…

  • Ex-Chicago Bulls player Brunson acquitted of sexual abuse

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Former Chicago Bulls player Rick Brunson has been acquitted of charges he sexually abused a massage therapist at a Vernon Hills fitness center. Lake County judge James Booras made the…