National Zoo to reveal panda cubs' genders, detail on father

WASHINGTON (AP) — The panda team at the National Zoo plans to reveal the gender of the giant panda cubs born recently, as well as which panda fathered the cubs.

The zoo says its scientists and veterinarians...

Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states

WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but only in some states.

A federal court ruling Thursday, hours before the rules were to go...

Texas, Mexico get 2nd chances in LLWS title games

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The title round at the Little League World Series is flush with second chances.

Pearland, Texas, hit a pair of homers in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night for a 9-7...

Clinton quietly trying to discourage Biden from a 2016 bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.

As Biden...

LEADING OFF: Orioles CF Jones gets checked, Kershaw starts

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

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Orioles star center fielder Adam Jones will get checked out before the game at Texas. He ran into the wall chasing a...

Identifying zone-read plays makes it tough to protect QBs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game — even when they don't have the ball.

The league's competition committee has...

$17.2 million awarded to 26 NY medical research institutions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says $17.2 million in state awards is going to 26 academic medical institutions to train new clinical researchers doing cutting-edge biomedical research.

The awards are...

Kenyan faces up to 15 years' prison in US terror case

MIAMI (AP) — A Kenyan man is facing up to 15 years in U.S. prison after pleading guilty to providing money and recruits to foreign terrorist groups.

A sentencing hearing is set for Friday in Miami federal...