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Updated 8 hours, 54 minutes ago

Moses Lake man arrested in alleged rape and assault with a firearm

A 24-year-old Moses Lake man was arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of raping a woman and assaulting her...

Updated 6 minutes ago
Nats sweep Phils, drop Philadelphia below playoff position

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies tumbled out of a playoff position, getting swept in a doubleheader by the Washington Nationals when Yadiel Hernández hit a game-ending, two-run homer in eighth inning o...

Updated 7 minutes ago
Ramírez, Indians clinch playoff spot with 5-3 win over WSox

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one swing, José Ramírez pushed the Cleveland Indians in the playoffs and strengthened his case for the AL MVP award.

Updated 7 minutes ago
Historical panel votes to keep Cenotaph in Alamo Plaza

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A state historical review panel voted overwhelmingly Tuesday against relocating a monument to the 200 Alamo defenders killed by the Mexican army in 1836.

Updated 43 minutes ago
US government executes killer obsessed with witchcraft

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Tuesday executed a former soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to kill a Georgia nurse he believed had put a spell on him.

Updated 43 minutes ago
U.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurse

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurse.

Updated 43 minutes ago
Wilson has 29 points, 7 blocks; Aces even series with Sun

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playo...

Updated 43 minutes ago
Brewers rally in 7th, bolster chances with 3-2 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Facing a loss that could have deeply dented their playoff chances, the Milwaukee Brewers pulled one out behind an infielder who hasn't been able to crack the starting lineup lately.

Updated 43 minutes ago
AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

'Unfathomable': US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

Updated 46 minutes ago
Supreme Court vacancy looms large in 2nd NC Senate debate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Questions about the potential successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg hung heavy over Tuesday night’s second debate in a U.S. Senate race in North Carolina whose outcome could decide the chamber’s c...

Updated 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Pence's jet returns to airport after hitting bird on takeoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's airplane struck a bird Tuesday on takeoff in New Hampshire, causing the pilot to return to the airport out of caution, the White House said.

Updated 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
World powers clash, virus stirs anger at virtual UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kept apart by a devastating pandemic and dispersed across the globe, world leaders convened electronically Tuesday for an unprecedented high-level meeting, where the U.N. chief exhorted them...

Updated 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
NY urged to avoid another surge of virus in jails, prisons

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Family members of incarcerated New Yorkers and corrections officers are calling on the state’s lawmakers and governor to ensure prisons and jails won’t again face a staffing shortage, barriers...

Updated 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
Warrant issued for man accused of driving toward protesters

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of driving a pickup truck toward a group of people demonstrating against racism and police brutality in Virginia after he failed to s...

Updated 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
Trump expands ban on US money for certain diversity training

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an order that he said will expand a ban on the use of federal money for certain diversity training.

Updated 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
House passes government-wide temporary funding bill in sweeping bipartisan vote, averting shutdown threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — House passes government-wide temporary funding bill in sweeping bipartisan vote, averting shutdown threat.