Nationals' Harper out of lineup due to bruised knee
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:27:19 -0400
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper did not start Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, a day after his right knee got hurt.
Dodgers designate struggling Alex Guerrero for assignment
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:21:39 -0400
CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have designated Alex Guerrero for assignment, essentially giving up on a player signed to a $28 million, four-year contract in October 2013.
Box office top 20: 'X-Men' lags and 'Alice' flops
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:20:57 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Memorial Day weekend, long a flagship launching pad in Hollywood's summer, went bust at the box office, as a pair of poorly reviewed sequels disappointed.
Doctors describe shark bite wound after California attack
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:20:32 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The semi-circular shark bite stretched from Maria Korcsmaros' shoulder to her pelvis, with teeth marks visible in the shredded flesh of her arm and torso.
Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes set for return from suspension
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:20:12 -0400
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes will report to Triple-A Albuquerque for a rehab assignment on Wednesday, the day after the former All-Star shortstop completes his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy.
Indian central bank chief wins over Modi despite broad mistrust
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:17:36 -0400
By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - In late 2014, the knives were out for India's central bank governor Raghuram Rajan. Finance ministry officials were frustrated by his reluctance to cut interest rates to stimulate growth, and moves were afoot to ease him out of the job. Some were airing their reservations about Rajan's hawkish stance in the media.
Testimony: House speaker hired to open doors with others
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:17:22 -0400
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The president of an education curriculum company testified Tuesday that he hired Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, in a $7,500 a month consulting contract, to open doors with legislative leaders in other states as the company tried to sell digital courses to school systems.
Woman pulls casket for miles for mental health awareness
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:16:14 -0400
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman is walking 80 miles while pulling a casket from her home to the state Capitol to raise awareness of mental health issues, including suicide and addiction.
Sharks look to regroup in Game 2 against Penguins
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:15:49 -0400
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The nerves are gone. Spending your franchise's first 20 minutes in a Stanley Cup Final standing around while your opponent zips unimpeded from one end of the ice to the other will do that.
Aerial surveys document ocean debris around Hawaii
Tue, 31 May 2016 19:06:17 -0400
HONOLULU (AP) — A study of the eight main Hawaiian Islands shows that ocean debris regularly accumulates around the archipelago, and that most of it is not linked to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, state officials said Tuesday.