• Chile beats Argentina 4-1 on penalties to win Copa America

    Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The wait is finally over for Chile. The title drought continues for Argentina. Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo made a save and striker Alexis Sanchez converted the winning penalty as the hosts defeated Argentina 4-1 in a shootout after a 0-0 draw in the Copa America...

  • Explosive device injures 6 teens at California house party

    Updated: 4 min ago

    MANTECA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities said six teenagers were injured after someone tossed an explosive device into a backyard party in the Northern California city of Manteca. Police officials said about 60 high-school aged teens were at the party Friday night when someone threw...

  • Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

    Updated: 32 min ago

    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 start of Friday's first practice session because the rules...

  • Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Oregon, no damage reported

    Updated: 34 min ago

    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 that they felt the quake, which struck at 8:42 a.m. Saturday....

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

    Updated: 49 min ago

    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 inadvertently kicked Velasquez in the neck. It was that kind of day for the Astros....

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

    Updated: 49 min ago

    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 King Felix one better Saturday, tossing seven innings as the Athletics...

  • Rangers activate Harrison, send Chi Chi back to minors

    Updated: 49 min ago

    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 Ranaudo from Triple A-Round Rock, the club where Gonzalez...

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

    Updated: 49 min ago

    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 deported five times. Kathryn Steinle's father, Jim Steinle, told reporters he hopes justice reigns in the case...

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

    Updated: 49 min ago

    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 Department of Public Safety says the victims are a man and woman in their 70s...

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

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    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 moot point with another strong start while extending...

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