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Javier gives up 1 hit in 6 innings, Astros beat Mariners 2-1

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Cristian Javier allowed one hit over six shutout innings, Yuli Gurriel homered and the Houston Astros edged the Seattle Mariners 2-1 Saturday night for their third straight win. ...

Kershaw strikes out 4 in 1st spring training appearance

Clayton Kershaw struck out four without allowing a hit in his spring training debut Friday, the first step toward a possible opening day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw fa...

Alexander leads No. 15 Creighton past No. 19 Marquette 73-65

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander came up big for Creighton on both ends of the floor. Alexander had 22 points and helped limit high-scoring Markus Howard to 13 as the No. 15 Blueja...

Orioles begin hopeful spring training in Year 2 of rebuild

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A year ago, Mike Elias and Brandon Hyde were in their first spring training together as Baltimore Orioles general manager and manager. After a season of 108 losses, they're back ...

With extra roster spot, teams test options at Rule 5 draft

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major league teams are getting an extra roster spot in 2020, and clubs went fishing for options at the Rule 5 draft Thursday. The Detroit Tigers selected right-hande...

Add this fee to the cost of flying: hailing an airport taxi

NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK — Ever feel like the taxi ride from the airport costs more than the trip there? It's not your imagination. Airports across the country add ...

Why fingers make handy, if not foolproof, digital keys

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It sounds like a great idea: Forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security — though it's also perhaps not as ...

Beyond rooms and homes: Airbnb adding tours and activities

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Not content with just renting out spare rooms and vacant homes, Airbnb is adding local tours and activities like surfing lessons and pub crawls to its travel services in major cit...

CEOs look to bring together their divided customers, workers

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is telling his employees to "keep moving forward." Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is saying "progress does not move in a straight line." T-Mobile's CEO John Legere twe...

'Big data' questioned in wake of Trump's surprising victory

For an American public that relies on data for everything from where to find the best taco to the likely victor in a baseball game, Election Day offered a jarring wake-up: The data was wrong. ...

After off-mark polls, some question value of 'big data'

For an American public that relies on data for everything from where to find the best taco to the likely victor in a baseball game, Election Day offered a jarring wake-up: The data was wrong. ...

New recall headache for Samsung: 3M washing machines

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In another black eye for one of the world's leading consumer brands, U.S. authorities announced a recall Friday of nearly 3 million Samsung washing machines following several repo...

LinkedIn, Glassdoor add tools to reveal your pay potential

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Money isn't everything, but it counts for a lot at work. That's why work-related websites like LinkedIn and Glassdoor are adding new online tools to help professionals understand ...

Microsoft: Windows flaw used by hackers linked to Russians

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft says a newly discovered flaw in its Windows software was used by a hacking group that other researchers have linked to Russia's government and computer intrusions at the...

Apple TV gets an app to manage video from various services

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple wants to unify television viewing on its streaming TV device with a new app simply called "TV." The TV app for Apple TV is short of a full-fledged stre...