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Red Sox 5, Rangers 1

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Boston rookie starter Eduardo Rodriguez upstaged the return of Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton, as the Red Sox topped the Rangers 5-1 on Thursday night at Globe Life Park.Rodriguez, a highly-touted prospect, confounded Te...

Texas car water


Texas braces for onslaught of more rain

The ferocious Blanco River surged into the Perez family's vacation home, blowing the door off its frame.

"Oh no!" Sarah Perez cried from the second floor.

The torrent of brown water filled the Texas house, creating a whirlpool of chairs and tables.


Orioles, White Sox split doubleheader caused by riots

Chris Sale struck out 12 over 7 2-3 shutout innings to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victory Thursday over the Orioles, who rebounded to win the second game 6-3 in a doubleheader caused by rioting in Baltimore last month.

India's heat wave

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India's scorcher: What's behind heat wave?

It's often hot in India. But the past 10 days have been exceptional, even for one of the hottest places on the planet. The highest temperature recorded on Wednesday reached 116.6 degrees Fahrenheit in the eastern states of Jharkhand and Odisha.


Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam

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Two tie as winners of National Spelling Bee

Until last year, it hadn't happened for more than five decades.

Now, they've done it for the second year in a row: Two competitors tied to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.

Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatach...


Boys track and field regional results

Team scores: Northridge 49, South Bend St. Joseph 42, South Bend Washington 41, Warsaw 40, Wawasee 39, Elkhart Central 36, Elkhart Memorial 31, Kokomo 30, NorthWood 27, Penn 27, Rochester 26, Culver Academies 24, Bremen 22, South Bend Adams 21, Fairfield 16, South Bend Riley 16, Mishawaka 15, South Bend Clay 13, Western 12, Tipton 10, Goshen 10, Columbia City 10, Whitko 8, Northwestern 8, Caston…


Jets waive QB Simms at his request

FLORHAM PARK, N. J. -- The New York Jets' quarterback competition, however contested it will be, was declined by one player Thursday, when Matt Simms was waived. The Bergen Record reported that Simms requested his release because he realize...


Preview: Rays at Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles continue their eight-game homestand when they take on the Tampa Bay Rays in the first actual series between the American League East rivals at Camden Yards this season. The teams were scheduled to square off in a three...

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