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O's Means throws MLB's 3rd no-hitter of season, tops M's 6-0

O's Means throws MLB's 3rd no-hitter of season, tops M's 6-0

SEATTLE — The clubhouse celebration that awaited John Means was more than 50 years in the making for the Baltimore Orioles and more like a playoff berth being clinched rather than a Wednesday in May.
Officials: Army to put civilian in charge of criminal probes

Officials: Army to put civilian in charge of criminal probes

WASHINGTON — The Army plans to put a civilian in charge of the command that conducts criminal investigations, a response to widespread criticism the unit is understaffed, overwhelmed and filled with inexperienced investigators, officials familiar wit
Detroit pizza man paints street, tries to save people dough

Detroit pizza man paints street, tries to save people dough

DETROIT — A Detroit pizzeria owner who was upset over people getting $150 tickets for unwittingly parking in a handicap zone got a bucket of blue paint and marked the street himself.
To filmmaker Gibney, opioid crisis is 'Crime of the Century'

To filmmaker Gibney, opioid crisis is 'Crime of the Century'

NEW YORK — Not unexpectedly given the subject matter, HBO's two-part documentary “The Crime of the Century” opens with a body bag.
Right-wing think-tank ordered to pay man hurt at rally $2.4M

Right-wing think-tank ordered to pay man hurt at rally $2.4M

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal judge has ordered a right-wing think-tank led by white nationalist Richard Spencer to pay $2.4 million to an Ohio man severely injured during a white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally two years ago in Virginia.
'Anxious to see you:' JFK letters to Swedish lover auctioned

'Anxious to see you:' JFK letters to Swedish lover auctioned

BOSTON — Love letters that John F. Kennedy wrote to a Swedish paramour a few years after he married Jacqueline Bouvier are going up for auction.
Amid US pullout, Taliban issue threat to Afghan journalists

Amid US pullout, Taliban issue threat to Afghan journalists

KABUL — The Taliban on Wednesday issued a threat to Afghan journalists they accuse of siding with Afghanistan's intelligence agency in Kabul, a warning that came amid a U.S. troop pullout and rising fears of more violence in the war-wrecked country.

Iowa pushes pop-up vaccination as demand for shots wanes

JOHNSTON, Iowa — As interest in the coronavirus vaccine continues to lag, Iowa public health officials are trying to make it easier to get a shot. Gov.
Getting up Close with Glenn and Ted Nash, new duo in jazz

Getting up Close with Glenn and Ted Nash, new duo in jazz

NEW YORK — Glenn Close recently made music-related headlines for her playful performance of “Da Butt” at the Academy Awards, but the revered actor has some real music news: she’s releasing an album with Grammy-winning jazz saxophonist-composer Ted Na
G-7 calls out China over rights at virus-shadowed meeting

G-7 calls out China over rights at virus-shadowed meeting

LONDON — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy industrialized nations on Wednesday accused China of human rights abuses and economic mischief, but offered little concrete action to deal with an increasingly forceful Beijing.