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Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco, right, scores on a single by Jorge Alfaro as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal misses the throw during the second inning.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jorge Alfaro drove in two runs, Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Thursday, spoiling Clayton Kershaw's first start in almost a month.

Hitting out of the No. 8 spot in the Phillies'...Read more

President Donald Trump says he is considering commuting the sentence of ex- Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday pardoned a conservative commentator he claims "was treated very unfairly by our government!" and announced he's thinking about clemency for Martha Stewart and former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, among "lots" of other people.

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Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism."

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism."

The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice Media on Thursday. Google quickly...Read more

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking...Read more

Clergy abuse survivor Marie Mielke talks about her feelings during a press conference detailing the settlement reached between clergy sexual abuse victims and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced a $210 million settlement Thursday with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, making this the second-largest payout in the scandal that rocked the nation's Roman...Read more

Samantha Bee is under fire for referring to Ivanka Trump as a "feckless c---" on her TBS comedy show.

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Samantha Bee apologized to Ivanka Trump and viewers on Thursday for using an obscenity to describe the president's daughter, an incident that quickly thrust her into the middle of the nation's political divide.

Her network, TBS, also said it was "our...Read more

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos accompanied by first grade teacher Angela Snyder speaks to students, during a visit of the Federal School Safety Commission at Hebron Harman Elementary School in Hanover, Md.

HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos bumped fists with first-graders and listened as they shared stories about friendship during a field trip Thursday by a presidential commission seeking ways to stem a steady stream of school violence.

DeVos toured Hebron Harman...Read more

photo from video provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava from a fissure

By Caleb Jones, Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) — The hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island Wednesday, forcing officials to order evacuations in two coastal neighborhoods over fears that the rapidly...Read more

Kim Yong Chol and Mike Pompeo

By Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meetings Thursday with a top North Korean official ended more than two hours earlier than expected because the talks "went well" and "made progress" in salvaging an on-...Read more

youth football

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A youth football team from Idaho has rescued two people from an overturned car in Oregon.

The Boise Black Knights were headed home Tuesday after winning a championship in California when a car rolled over in front of their vans on a highway south of Jordan...Read more

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