Lacking Big Bats, Reds Lose 8-3 To Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The short-handed Reds could have used some power bats on Sunday. Unfortunately for Cincinnati, sluggers Jay Bruce and Joey Votto were still unavailable. Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins, Wil Nieves and Marlon Byrd all homered, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the...
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S. Korea’s president vows to disband coast guard

South Korean President Park Geun-hye prays during a serves to pay tribute to victims of the sunken ferry Sewol at a Catholic church in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 18, 2014. The ferry disaster left more than 200 people dead, with others still missing. Government and civilian...
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California gearing up for bad wildfire season

Smoke plumes rise behind the Marine Corps Camp Pendleton entrance Friday, May 16, 2014, in Oceanside, Calif. San Diego County officials said Friday five wildfires have been 100 percent contained. Still, crews were focusing efforts on two large fires — one in the city of...

9 Public College Presidents’ Pay Tops $1 Million

BALTIMORE (AP) — A new survey says the number of public college presidents earning over $1 million more than doubled from the year before. The study by The Chronicle of Higher Education says nine college presidents earned more than $1 million in total compensation in the...
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Chinese ships arrive in Vietnam to pick up workers

A Vietnamese police officer uses a speaker to order pedestrians including journalists to leave a closed area near the Chinese Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Vietnamese authorities forcibly broke up small protests against China in two cities on Sunday, after...

Reds Hoping To Avoid DL For Joey Votto

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Reds are still hoping they won’t have to put Joey Votto on the disabled list. The 2010 NL MVP missed his third straight game Sunday because of a left knee injury. Manager Bryan Price said after the 8-3 loss to the Phillies that “we don’t...
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Imagine Dragons early winners at Billboard Awards

AP Photo/John Shearer The Billboard Music Awards has marked a homecoming for Imagine Dragons. The Las Vegas-based rockers won the night’s first trophy, top rock album, for their 2012 debut “Night Visions” at the awards show Sunday in Las Vegas....

Details of the proposed AT&T and DirecTV merger

Telecommunications giant AT&T is proposing a $48.5 billion merger with satellite TV provider DirecTV. If the deal goes through, here’s what customers can expect: WHAT CHANGES? - At the moment, nothing. The deal is subject to government approval in both the U.S. and...

We can redistrict without gerrymandering

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A win for women’s health in Virginia

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