Comeau injured in Stars' Cup Final Game 2 loss to Lightning

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Dallas Stars forward Blake Comeau left Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final with an injury after taking a big, high hit from Tampa Bay’s Ryan McDonagh in the second period. ...

Royals rally behind stout bullpen to beat Cardinals, 4-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maikel Franco hit the go-ahead single with two outs in the sixth inning, the Kansas City bullpen shut down the St. Louis Cardinals from the fourth inning on, and the Royals ral...

Parade to penalty box could prevent Stars Stanley Cup parade

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It is hard to win a hockey game taking three penalties in the first 13 minutes, especially against a dangerous power play that can snap the puck around with ease. ...

Taiwan's National Day banquet to be scaled down due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The upcoming National Day banquet will be scaled down in view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the authorities confirmed Tuesday (Sept. 22) The Ministry of Foreign ...

Bus with driver asleep at wheel careens onto Taipei sidewalk, killing scooter driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was killed and a police officer was injured after a Taipei bus suddenly careened onto a sidewalk on Monday evening (Sept. 21), with video and eyewitness testimony in...

Rookie Alejandro Kirk has HR, 4 hits, Jays beat Yankees 11-5

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie Alejandro Kirk became the first catcher 21 or younger since Johnny Bench with at least four hits that included two for extra bases, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yanke...

Bullpen, defense preserves Braves 5-4 win over Marlins

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley's two-run double capped a wild first inning and the deep Atlanta bullpen took it from there, allowing just one run over the final six innings to push the Braves a step clos...

Coronavirus dampens seasonal cheer in China's Christmas production hub

At the Yiwu Fuye Christmas factory in eastern China, workers are stitching and testing out Santa Claus toys, checking they play a Christmas tune at the press of a button.' But the jingles are t...

Asia Today: Duterte extends virus calamity status by a year

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte says he has extended a state of calamity in the entire Philippines by a year to allow the government to draw emergency funds faster to fight the CO...

Child killed, 2 adults wounded during Kansas City shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A boy under the age of 5 died and two adults were injured when someone opened fire on their vehicle Monday afternoon, Kansas City police said. After the shoot...

AP source: NFL fines 3 coaches, clubs for unmasked coaches

A person with knowledge of the punishment tells The Associated Press that at least three NFL head coaches have been fined $100,000 for violating the league’s rules that they wear face coverings on the...

Harper hitless, Girardi ejected, Phils lose to Nats 5-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper was hitless in his return from back stiffness and Philadelpia manager Joe Girardi was ejected in the third inning of a 5-1 loss to the Washington Nati...

Lester cruises, Schwarber responds as Cubs top Pirates 5-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Lester scattered four hits over six innings and the Chicago Cubs inched closer to their first NL Central title since 2017 with a 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday nig...

Eugenio Suárez homers, surging Reds beat Brewers 6-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer, Luis Castillo won his fourth straight start, and the streaking Cincinnati Reds moved above .500 for the first time since opening day, beating the ...

China uproots ethnic minority villages in anti-poverty fight

CHENGBEI GAN’EN, China (AP) — Under a portrait of President Xi Jinping, Ashibusha sits in her freshly painted living room cradling her infant daughter beside a chair labeled a “gift from the governmen...