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Oakland Athletics rally past Chicago White Sox

43 min ago from UPI

The road has been a treacherous place for the Oakland Athletics this season. But playing away from home just got a little sunnier.

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘The Mind of God’

3 hours ago from NY Times Science

The neurologist Jay Lombard discusses the brain and its connection to what he describes as our deeper, spiritual underpinnings.

Edinson Volquez stays unbeaten vs. Chicago Cubs in Miami Marlins' 4-2 win

3 hours ago from UPI

Addison Russell felt "a sharp, pinching pain" in his right shoulder, and Chicago Cubs fans may be feeling it, too.

Zach Davies, Milwaukee Brewers shut down Atlanta Braves

3 hours ago from UPI

The primary thing on the brain of Milwaukee's Zach Davies when he took his turn on the mound Sunday was to forget about his last start.

Milwaukee Brewers claim former All-Star catcher Stephen Vogt off waivers

3 hours ago from UPI

The Milwaukee Brewers claimed catcher Stephen Vogt off waivers on Sunday after he was designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics.

ESPN's Louis Riddick refutes report about interview for Kansas City Chiefs GM opening

7 hours ago from UPI

The Kansas City Chiefs reportedly are interested in interviewing ESPN analyst Louis Riddick for their vacant general manager opening.

Petra Kvitova rallies in comeback to take 2017 Aegon Classic title

7 hours ago from UPI

Petra Kvitova, playing in her second tournament since a career-threatening stabbing attack, rallied to defeat Ashleigh Barty and claim the Aegon Classic title.

Exploring the potential of human echolocation

8 hours ago from Science Blog

People who are visually impaired will often use a cane to feel out their surroundings. With training and practice, people can learn to use the pitch, loudness and timbre of...

Sportscaster Erin Andrews marries NHL's Jarret Stoll

9 hours ago from UPI

Sportscaster and "Dancing With the Stars" co-host Erin Andrews married former hockey star Jarret Stoll this weekend in Montana.

Teen girl falls 25 feet from amusement park ride in upstate N.Y.

10 hours ago from UPI

A 14-year-old girl fell 25 feet from the Sky Ride at Six Flags Great Escape in upstate New York, but she wasn't seriously injured, authorities said.

Genes Are Not Fixed, Experience and Exposure Can Change Them

10 hours ago from Newswise - Scinews

Epigenetics refers to how certain life circumstances can cause genes to be silenced or expressed, become dormant or active, over time. New research shows that adolescent binge drinking can lead...

Helio Castroneves claims 50th career pole

23 hours ago from UPI

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- Helio Castroneves reached a level a select few have achieved in IndyCar history by taking the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying for the Kohler Grand Prix...

Martellus Bennett picks Aaron Rodgers over Tom Brady, Jay Cutler over Eli Manning

1 day ago from UPI

Tight end Martellus Bennett ranks Aaron Rodgers No. 1 and Tom Brady No. 2 when it comes to NFL quarterbacks he has played with.

Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna dealing with anxiety

1 day ago from UPI

Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna said Saturday he is dealing with an anxiety issue, feeling "a little bit lost right now."

Cyberattack targets British Parliamentary email accounts

1 day ago from UPI

Hackers have targeted both houses of British Parliament in an effort to gain entry into members' email accounts.

Dad almost drops baby at Los Angeles Dodgers game, catches ball

1 day ago from UPI

A baby-carrying New York Mets fan nearly dropped his child while trying to catch a foul ball at a Los Angeles Dodgers game.

U.S. charges Guantanamo inmate Hambali in Bali and Jakarta attacks

1 day ago from UPI

The U.S. war court has filed charges against Indonesian Guantanamo bay inmate, Hambali, accusing him of directing terrorist attacks in Bali and Jakarta.

Kansas City Royals may want to think hard about rebuild ideas

1 day ago from UPI

The Kansas City Royals did it again on Friday night. They staged another heart-pounding comeback, this one a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals...

Ed Helms, Jake Johnson and Hannibal Buress start filming 'Tag' in Atlanta

1 day ago from UPI

Production began this week in Atlanta on "Tag," a big-screen comedy starring Ed Helms, Jake Johnson and Hannibal Buress.

4 deep breathing tips that can change your life

1 day ago from LA Times - Health

Jorge Cruise has written 32 books about carbs, calories and how to blast belly fat. But for his latest, “The 3 Choices,” he’s focusing on the “inner, rather than outer,...

Fentanyl spiral: How the guilt and shame of addiction stole a B.C.'s man's life

1 day ago from CBC: Health

Murray Shaw, a competitive cyclist and respected faculty member at a Vancouver community college, recently died alone in a hotel room, a victim of the growing fentanyl epidemic.

Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul re-elected NBPA president

1 day ago from UPI

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul was re-elected as president of the National Basketball Players Association.

Second trial of ex-Cincinnati officer Tensing again ends in hung jury

2 days ago from UPI

Ohio prosecutors face the prospect of a third trial of former police officer Ray Tensing after deadlocked jurors in the second proceeding prompted a mistrial.

Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering Secularists

2 days ago from NY Times Science

A chapter on evolution will no longer appear in ninth graders’ textbooks because it is considered too “controversial” an idea, an education official said.

What happens when government eliminates health coverage?

2 days ago from UPI

The evolution of the U.S. healthcare system has included rare instances when it took back benefits bestowed on the citizenry.

Choa leaves AOA after taking hiatus for depression

2 days ago from UPI

K-pop star Choa confirmed her departure from AOA amid rumors she's dating Najin Industry CEO Lee Suk-jin.

South Korea scandal figure gets jail term for soliciting favors for daughter

2 days ago from UPI

Choi Soon-sil, friend of ex-South Korean President Park Geun-hye, was sentenced to three years in prison for soliciting academic favors for her daughter.

Jennifer Lopez denies ab selfie was Photoshopped: 'Lord bless the haters'

2 days ago from UPI

"World of Dance" judge Jennifer Lopez called out critics after showing off her toned stomach in a new photo on Instagram.