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Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

Soccer fans of the Argentina national soccer team cheer during a live telecast of the soccer World Cup semifinal match between Argentina and The Netherlands, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Silvia...
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Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

In this May 2014, photo provided by Solar Roadways, Scott and Julie Brusaw stand for a photo on a prototype solar-panel parking area at their company’s business in Sandpoint, Idaho. Scott Brusaw’s idea for solar-powered roads has gone viral and raised more than $1.4...

Perez Homers In Debut, Indians Beat Yankees 9-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Roberto Perez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Carlos Santana also connected and the Cleveland Indians scored nine runs in their last two innings at bat for a 9-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday night. Asdrubal Cabrera’s...

Indians 9, Yankees 3

E_Chisenhall (13). DP_New York 1, Cleveland 2. LOB_New York 11, Cleveland 9. 2B_Ch.Dickerson (1). 3B_A.Cabrera (2). HR_Ze.Wheeler (2), C.Santana (14), R.Perez (1). SB_Kipnis 2 (13). SF_Brantley. Atchison pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. Phelps pitched to 2 batters in the 7th....

Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren’t meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways. Brusaw, an electrical engineer, says the hexagon-shaped panels can...

Asian stocks weak amid new Europe jitters

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Asian stock markets were muted Friday, following the lead of Wall Street traders spooked by worries about the soundness of a bank in Portugal that raised the specter of more financial turmoil in Europe. Japan’s Nikkei 225 slipped 0.3 percent to...
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Streak over, Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Pads 2-1

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the...
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Streak over, Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Pads 2-1

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the...

Questions and answers about saltwater spills

An estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater generated by oil drilling has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, company and tribal officials say, and federal authorities are investigating whether any of the liquid reached Lake Sakakawea, one of the nation’s largest man-made...

Eastern League

___ Binghamton 13, Portland 3 Erie at Altoona, 7 p.m. Bowie at Harrisburg, 7 p.m. New Britain 4, New Hampshire 0 Akron at Richmond, 7:05 p.m. Trenton at Reading, 7:05 p.m. Richmond at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Altoona at Harrisburg, 7 p.m. New Hampshire at Portland, 7 p.m. Binghamton at...