Twins Beat Indians 7-3 In Gardenhire’s 1,000th Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Gibson limited Cleveland to one run in his season debut after Brian Dozier led off the game with a home run, leading Minnesota to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday and giving Twins manager Ron Gardenhire his 1,000th career victory. Gibson...

Rallies in cities across US decrying deportation

PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama to put a freeze on deportations. Organizers of the more than 50 planned “Day of Action” demonstrations said...

Century-old Headstones Vandalized At Ohio Cemetery

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Vandals damaged close to 100 headstones at an eastern Ohio cemetery this past week. Some of the markers were almost 150 years old, dating back to the Civil War era. City officials in Zanesville think that more than one person was responsible for the damage...

Wildcats’ Fitzgerald urges ‘no’ vote on union

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told his team: “I believe it’s in their best interests to vote...
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Editorial: D.C. politicians need to find a way to get back to business

“CAREFULLY.” THAT was the word that kept cropping up in Muriel Bowser’s answers at a news conference held the day after she convincingly won the D.C. Democratic primary for mayor. Given that the next nine months promise to be an unsettled time for District government and...
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Editorial: Disclosing Medicare payment data could be a boon for the nation

SKEPTICS SCOFFED — and not altogether without reason — when President Obama vowed to make major progress on domestic policy through the use of his executive power alone. In at least one instance, however, Mr. Obama’s administration has shown that it is possible to reform...
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Editorial: The new IPCC report shows that work to limit climate change must begin now

HUMANS ARE having a hard enough time coping with the natural variability in our environment, which causes disasters such as heat waves, wildfires and floods. Just wait until climate change makes all three of those problems — and many more — worse. That was the stern warning from...
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FINALS WATCH: Florida with fast start this time

AP Photo/Eric Gay ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Florida Gators got off to a much better start in the NCAA Final Four than they did in a regional final in the same building last year. Florida scored the first seven points of Saturday’s national semifinal game against...

Explosions, clashes kill 21 soldiers in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — An explosion at a booby-trapped house, ensuing clashes with militants and roadside bombings killed 21 soldiers Saturday in Iraq, authorities said. The house explosion happened Saturday afternoon when a group of soldiers searched a farmhouse in Garma, an...

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment center in Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A crowd angry about an Ebola outbreak that has killed 86 people across Guinea attacked a center where victims were being held in isolation, prompting an international aid group to temporarily evacuate its team, officials said Saturday. The violence...