Twins reinstate Bailey from injured list to start vs. Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins reinstated right-hander Homer Bailey from the 45-day injured list on Tuesday so he could start their series opener against Detroit. Bailey made...

Despite close loss, Patriots' Newton sees offensive progress

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots left Sunday’s 35-30 loss at Seattle lamenting the yard they didn’t get. But they exited with increased confidence in both the progress they’re ...

The Latest: India's daily virus increase surges to record

NEW DELHI — India has confirmed another record jump in coronavirus cases, logging 97,894 cases in the past 24 hours. The Health Ministry said Thursday that the new cases raised the n...

Amazon Indigenous group patrols to expel invading loggers

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — A bit after sunrise, dozens of Indigenous Tembé men began preparing for the important day ahead. They danced, chanted and donned matching black T-shi...

ADB forecasts developing Asian economies in recession in '20

Developing economies in Asia will contract in 2020, the first such downturn in nearly 60 years, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday in an update to its forecasts. The update of ...

The Latest: India reports lowest coronavirus jump in a week

NEW DELHI — India has reported its lowest daily jump in new coronavirus infections in a week, logging another 83,809 infections in the past 24 hours. The Health Ministry on Tuesday a...

Wildfires intensify economic pain in the West

The fires consuming the forests of California and Oregon and darkening the skies over San Francisco and Portland are also damaging a regional economy already singed by the coronavirus outbreak. ...

Battle on to save Brazil's tropical wetlands from flames

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A vast swath of a vital wetlands is burning in Brazil, sweeping across several national parks and obscuring the sun behind dense smoke. Preliminary figures fr...

The Latest: India reports record 95,735 new virus infections

NEW DELHI — India has recorded another one day record increase in new coronavirus infections, logging 95,735 new cases. According to the Health Ministry, India’s number of recorded i...

Giants beat Diamondbacks, end Gallen's record streak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Gausman and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and the San Francisco Giants ended pitcher Zac Gallen’s record-setting streak to begin his career, beating the Arizon...

Lightning captain Steven Stamkos ruled out of East final

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper ruled out captain Steven Stamkos from playing in the Eastern Conference finals series against the New York Islanders. “He's not available. He di...

Bucks, Heat set to open Eastern Conference semifinal series

The Milwaukee Bucks were no more than 10 minutes removed from winning their first-round series, and coach Mike Budenholzer had already shifted his thinking to what awaits against the Miami Heat. ...

AP finds Brazil's plan to protect Amazon has opposite effect

NOVO PROGRESSO, Brazil (AP) — In May, facing urgent international demands for action after a string of massive wildfires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro put the army in charge of pro...

AP finds Brazil's plan to protect Amazon has opposite effect

NOVO PROGRESSO, Brazil (AP) — In May, facing urgent international demands for action after a string of massive wildfires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro put the army in charge of pro...

Taiwan extends ban on tour groups indefinitely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As several parts of the world are experiencing a resurgence of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Tourism Bureau has decided to extend the ban on inbound and o...