• Poles vote in cliffhanger presidential election runoff

    Updated: 39 min ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles are voting in the final round of a cliffhanger presidential election race between the conservative incumbent Bronislaw Komrowski and an even more conservative challenger. In his five years in office, the 62-year-old Komorowski has been popular and was...

  • 52 dead in China floods, including 2 kids on overloaded bus

    Updated: 39 min ago

    BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in China's latest round of flooding has risen to at least 52, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said. At least six other people are missing in floods that...

  • Josh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Monday

    Updated: 51 min ago

    ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers. The slugger is set to fly Sunday to Cleveland to meet the team for the start of a three-game series against the Indians. The opener Monday is four weeks to the day...

  • At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assault

    Updated: 53 min ago

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints Sunday in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said. Mohammad Ismail Hotaki, the director of Helmand province's Joint Coordination Office, said that...

  • 'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

    Updated: 53 min ago

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution." Friday's referendum saw 62.1...

  • LEADING OFF: Bernie's Bash at Yankee Stadium, Price returns

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ BERNIE'S BASH The New York Yankees will retire the No. 51 worn by Bernie Williams and unveil his plaque in Monument Park before the night game vs. Texas. The Yankees will wear special patches on their hats to honor...

  • Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Antoine Vermette turned a huge disappointment into a moment of pure joy. That is how it goes for the Chicago Blackhawks when the playoffs go to overtime. Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second extra session, and the Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night...

  • Bolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson hits HR as Dodgers win

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bolsinger is in an unbeatable groove, and the punchless San Diego Padres had no answer for him. Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Padres 2-0 Saturday night, sending...

  • China readies national carbon market to fight climate change

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing's financial district suggest a booming market. A closer look indicates otherwise: The scrolling list rotates the same dozen or so trades, all from last year. The lights from the Beijing...

  • Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry's performance Saturday night simply. "Steph was Steph," Kerr said. Indeed. The MVP did what he does best, using his extraordinary 3-point shooting to power a 40-point game and the Warriors made it look easy against...

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