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Column: A feel-good start to a feel-good baseball season

Trey Mancini stepped up to the plate for the first time since discovering a cancer that could have killed him. Tommy Pham got a couple of at-bats in after a stabbing that nearly did ...

Lady Gaga's dog walker speaks out after Hollywood shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker, who was shot last week during a robbery in Hollywood when two of the singer’s French bulldogs were stolen, described the violence and his recovery “from a ve...

Even more chaotic than usual, Globes still had their moments

In the opening moments of a Golden Globes night even more chaotic and confounding than usual, co-host Tina Fey raised a theoretical question: “Could this whole night have been an email?” Only the next...

Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said. A woman ...

Woof, woof: Rebel Wilson goes to the dogs in reality show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rebel Wilson is going to the dogs. And it’s not the first time. The Australian actress comes from a family with a long history of handling and grooming dogs and wi...

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. The dog walker was shot once...

Gone to the dogs: Robert Irwin voices a character on 'Bluey'

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Irwin has long acted as a voice for animals. Now he's actually voicing an animal. The 17-year-old son of the late conservationist Steve Irwin is lending his vo...

Hunters and trappers exceed Wisconsin wolf kill quota

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hunters and trappers exceeded Wisconsin's wolf kill limit by Wednesday morning and still had hours left to kill more of the animals. The Department of Natural Re...

Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett. But White app...

In Texas, attention turns to storm repairs, political peril

DALLAS (AP) — The seam that split in a pipe under Nora Espinoza’s sink during the frigid cold that gripped Texas was narrower than the edge of a dime. Her kitchen appeared mostly und...

Clutch hitter: Shiffrin doesn't miss when medals are on line

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — If Mikaela Shiffrin were a baseball player, her numbers would make her a post-season MVP. Every year. The American skier won four me...

After losing a company to COVID, owners seek the next gig

NEW YORK (AP) — As airlines slashed flights and furloughs appeared inevitable in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Mike Catania sensed there would be little need for a service that helped ai...

VIRUS DIARY: It's mud, mud everywhere in UK's 3rd lockdown

LONDON (AP) — It's apparently not enough for Britons to endure almost 120,000 COVID-19 deaths and face a new variant of the virus that scientists say is more contagious and more deadly. Not enough to ...

Widespread power outages, icy conditions hobble food supply

A series of winter storms and widespread power outages gripping Texas and other states not used to such extreme low temperatures are creating big challenges in the nation's food supply networks. ...

Investigators: No sign of arson at camp for ill children

ASHFORD, Conn. (AP) — Investigators said Tuesday they don't believe arson was responsible for last week's fire that destroyed a large section of Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for seriously...