• Severino to get start with Yankees

    Updated: 38 min ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Touted pitching prospect Luis Severino will make his next start with the New York Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi said Friday that the 21-year-old Severino will start at home next week against Boston, but didn't specify when he would get the ball. Severino is 7-0 with a...

  • SNL stars Armisen, Meyers, Hader reunite for parody series

    Updated: 38 min ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The shaggy-haired rocker who set up his amplifier in the posh hotel lobby looked a lot like Fred Armisen. And wasn't that Seth Meyers snapping his picture? It was indeed a bewigged Armisen getting in a few guitar licks and Meyers recording the moment, part...

  • Connecticut sees first signs of West Nile virus this year

    Updated: 39 min ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut health officials say mosquitoes trapped in Waterford are the first in the state to test positive for West Nile virus this year. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced on Friday that mosquitoes caught in Waterford on July 20 tested...

  • Leake will make his Giants' debut Sunday at Texas

    Updated: 41 min ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Leake will make his San Francisco Giants' debut when the right-hander starts their series finale Sunday at Texas. Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds late Thursday night, Leake is replacing 40-year-old Tim Hudson in the Giants rotation. Hudson was placed...

  • Son: No evidence Minnesota man committed Nazi crimes

    Updated: 42 min ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The son of a Minnesota man who was exposed by The Associated Press as a commander of an SS-led unit in World War II is applauding Germany's decision to shelve its investigation into his father. But Andriy Karkoc says his family can't recover from the AP's "smears."...

  • Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions

    Updated: 43 min ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — More than 2,500 astronomers from around the world are descending on Hawaii for a conference at a time when telescope construction is a sensitive issue in the state. The International Astronomical Union's general assembly starts Monday. It was planned years in advance...

  • Farm owner thought vehicle was fine before hayride crash

    Updated: 44 min ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of a farm where a teenager was killed on a Halloween-themed hayride last fall said he never would have allowed a vehicle with mechanical problems to haul people on the attraction. Peter Bolduc, owner of Harvest Hill Farms in Mechanic Falls, Maine,...

  • A look at the extreme West Coast weather

    Updated: 45 min ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Southern California has been pummeled by heavy rain and hail, while the Pacific Northwest is baking in a triple-digit heat wave. Here's a look at the extreme weather: WHAT HEAT RECORDS WERE BROKEN IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST? Forecasters say the region saw its...

  • Coast Guard honors teenage plane crash survivor

    Updated: 48 min ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has honored the teenage survivor of a plane crash near Juneau for helping other passengers and attracting the attention of rescuers. Jose Vazquez, of Puerto Rico, received a recognition letter from the head of the Coast Guard in Alaska on...

  • Bennett shows, Chancellor holds out to start Seahawks camp

    Updated: 53 min ago

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Michael Bennett, Kam Chancellor and Bobby Wagner all took different approaches Friday to show displeasure with their contract situations with the Seattle Seahawks. Never shy about speaking his mind, Bennett used his words to convey unhappiness. Wagner was more...

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