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Roberto Perez's second home run this postseason has given the Indians a 3-0 lead over the Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series

AP Source: DeMarcus Ware's Super Bowl 50 ring was among valuables stolen from his home during a burglary

Police say a nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period

Newborn babies at an Ohio hospital have joined the ranks of Cleveland Indians fans

Republican congressional candidates are increasingly seeking voters' support by saying they will check the agenda of a President Hillary Clinton

Cleveland had a sports night it won't soon forget

Hillary Clinton is getting an early birthday present _ an Adele concert in Miami

Two young children are fortunate to be alive, police said Wednesday, after they were thrown clear and survived an accident that killed four people on a river rapids ride at a popular theme park in Australia

Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks

A federal official says the treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level

Bob Hoover, a legendary military and civilian pilot who wowed crowds with aerobatic feats, has died at age 94. Longtime friend Bill Fanning says Hoover died early Tuesday in Southern California

Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the country's constitutional order

Paul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States that has drawn comparisons to Richard Pryor and Mark Twain, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday _ the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award

A man arrested for blocking traffic in Maine while dressed as an evergreen tree says the public display was intended to be performance art

Actor-activist Mark Ruffalo has traveled to North Dakota to support the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's opposition to the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline

A comedy writer and producer who spent 15 years on "The Simpsons" has died in Los Angeles after a long illness

AP's report on the day the Chicago Cubs won their last World Series championship, when Orval Overall and Johnny Evers helped them beat the Tigers 2-0 at Detroit in Game 5 on Oct. 14, 1908

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby will make his season debut Tuesday night against Florida

Softer iPhone sales dragged Apple’s earnings down in its most recent quarter.

Costume designer Janet Patterson, a four-time Oscar nominee for period films like "Bright Star," "The Portrait of a Lady" and "The Piano," has died

House Speaker Paul Ryan calls for the Pentagon to immediately suspend efforts to recover enlistment bonuses paid to thousands of soldiers in California who signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan

The last time the baseball world caught a glimpse of Trevor Bauer's mangled pinkie finger on his right hand, it was grotesquely dripping blood onto the pitching rubber in Toronto during the AL Championship Series

A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group says Indiana's database has thousands of people over age 110 who are likely deceased and registered to vote

Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber's rehab finished just in time for the World Series

Authorities say officers fatally shot a fugitive couple on a motel balcony in Maryland when they refused to drop their weapons, which turned out to be BB guns that looked like real firearms

Both presidential candidates are halting their in-person fundraising activities

Chipotle says its sales fell for the fourth straight quarter, as the company struggles to win back customers after an E. coli scare last year

A new poll portrays America as a deeply divided nation with a sizable number of citizens who think its best days are behind it.

Kyle Schwarber was added to the Chicago Cubs' World Series roster and immediately inserted into the starting lineup for Tuesday night's opener against the Cleveland Indians

Mormon leaders are telling gay and lesbian members that their attraction to people of the same sex isn't a sin or a measure of their faithfulness

Democrats have cut into the GOP's typical early voting advantage in the key battleground state, presenting an ominous sign for Donald Trump.

Some communities around the U.S. are moving polling places out of schools or canceling classes on Election Day, fearing confrontations or even violence that could threaten the safety of students

Apple says it sold 45.5 million iPhones in the last quarter, 5 percent fewer than it sold a year earlier

Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year with a Broadway-style marketing campaign and more exclusive toys

Jurors who are considering whether to convict Ammon Bundy and his followers for their occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge have indicated difficulty in reaching a consensus in two questions submitted to the judge

An AP Fact Check finds Donald Trump off base in accusing Hillary Clinton of committing a "criminal act" by giving large contributions to a Virginia state Senate candidate whose husband helped oversee the FBI's investigation of Clinton's emails

A New Jersey man who doted on his sons on social media died after jumping 100 feet off a bridge into a wooded area with his two toddler sons in his arms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never had much to say about his party's presidential nominee

Authorities say a man and woman who were shot to death by Maryland police when they refused to drop their weapons were armed with BB guns, not handguns as originally thought

Prince Albert II of Monaco has made a trip to Philadelphia to inspect the house he recently purchased

A lawyer for a south Mississippi school district says a student has been disciplined following allegations that one or more white students put a noose around the neck of a black football player

A backup dancer who has performed with Beyonce, Rihanna and Missy Elliott has been found after she went missing on Saturday

The annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition in Kansas City is moving to Kansas from Missouri

Authorities have been hunting for nearly two days for an Oklahoma man they say posted live videos to social media while running from police during a violent rampage

The United States Golf Association is continuing its plan to hold the 2017 U.S. Women's Open at a New Jersey course owned by Donald Trump

National Intelligence director James Clapper says the U.S. goal of persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons is probably a "lost cause" and the best hope is to cap its capability

DraftKings, FanDuel have agreed to pay New York state $12 million to resolve allegations of false advertising

A company linked to an ally of Hungary's prime minister says it has bought the company that publishes the main opposition newspaper which suspended publication 2 ½ weeks ago

A Seaway Crude pipeline that spilled oil at a storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, remains closed

US stocks fall as weak earnings hit consumer companies like Under Armour and Whirlpool and investors worry about consumer spending

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S.-led coalition is laying groundwork to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants

A UN human rights expert strongly criticized the United Nations for denying legal responsibility for the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by UN peacekeepers

The former secretary of state endorsed the Democratic nominee after hacked emails revealed his reservations about major-party both contenders.

AMC's 'The Walking Dead' returned for another season with an episode likely to become the series' most-watched ever

Broadway Joe delivered a headline-making apology

An Ohio art museum has sold nearly two dozen antiquities at a New York auction despite objections from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus

Newly appointed Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan has told employees that he is "sorry for the pain" that the bank's employees have felt as a result of the company's sales practices scandal

New Zealand, Hong Kong and the U.K. topped the U.S. in a new international business report.

From the outside, it may look like the Indiana Hoosiers are rebuilding again

Unmet expectations: Big Ten championship runs by Michigan State, Iowa are last year's news

Donald Trump, whose worth is estimated by Forbes at about $3.7 billion, has suggested that his presidential campaign will boost his hotel business and personal brand

Galen Dively III of the Marijuana Party is running on just one issue: legalizing weed.

National Intelligence Director James Clapper says Russia might "shoot down an American aircraft" if a no-fly zone is imposed over Syria

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says President Barack Obama has told the Pentagon that it must ensure service members are treated fairly and expeditiously when it reviews the bonuses that some soldiers have been asked to repay

Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington

Iraqi forces are battling Islamic State fighters for a third day in a remote town far from Mosul, but the U.S.-led coalition insists the latest in a series of "spoiler attacks" has not forced it to divert resources from the fight to retake the city

Four of the five victims who died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway have been identified as young men who attended college

Turkey's state-run news agency says the mayor of Turkey's largest Kurdish-populated city has been detained for questioning as part of a "terrorism" investigation

The annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition in Kansas City is moving to Kansas from Missouri

AT&T says a streaming service with more than 100 popular TV channels that's coming out next month will cost $35 a month

Surprise: Women pretty much everywhere can't catch a break.

President Barack Obama is leaving the White House in just a few months but his troubled health care law will still be making headlines

The Vatican and Argentina's Catholic Church say they have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's brutal "dirty war" and will make them available to victims who have long accused the church of complicity with the military dictatorship

Clinton and Trump criticize California National Guard and the Pentagon for the scandal.

Wisconsin is loaded this season and is the preseason favorite in the Big Ten with a deep and experienced team

The worst of the bye weeks have arrived for fantasy football players

Senate Democrats are pressing the Republican-led Armed Services committees to reject a provision that they say would undercut protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual or gender orientation

Mosul Today: Iraqi forces battle Islamic State militants for a third day in a remote town far from the Mosul offensive, but the U.S.-led coalition says the militants have not succeeded in diverting resources from the fight to retake the city

Authorities say a fan has died after falling 60 feet at the Denver Broncos' stadium after a game on Monday night

A Hispanic woman claims her co-workers at an Iowa claims office repeatedly used the image of Donald Trump to harass and demean her

The old guard is gone from the Big 12: Perry Ellis, Georges Niang, Buddy Hield, Taurean Prince and more

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving the University of Washington $210 million to help build a new facility to advance efforts to improve the health and well-being of people around the world

Oscars organization dedicates a performance of promising new screenplays to late actor Anton Yelchin

An appeals court has upheld a judge's decision that the owners of 16 McDonald's restaurants in Pennsylvania violated state law by paying hourly employees strictly with fee-laden debit cards

The former Delta Force commander who wrote ‘Kill Bin Laden’ helped set a trend that remains under scrutiny today.

Venezuela's birther debate is heating up as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro seek to push the embattled socialist leader from office at any cost

National Intelligence Director James Clapper says it appears that a "non-state actor" was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix

An Iranian-American held in Tehran reportedly has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, the latest dual national convicted in secret trials since the nuclear deal with world powers

Justin Timberlake flew from California to Tennessee in order to vote early, and state officials say that's great _ but he shouldn't have taken a selfie at the ballot box

The $220 million second phase of Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis will feature a 29-story luxury apartment building with views of the playing field, along with office, retail, restaurants and entertainment space

An Israeli has been shot and killed near a border fence with Egypt, Israel says, in an incident that an Egyptian official says occurred when an Egyptian soldier mistook him for an illegal migrant and opened fire

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby bristled at the suggestion that the league is akin to the Mountain West without Texas and Oklahoma

A U.N. expert says junk food is a human rights concern

The UN envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi rebels in control of the capital which includes depriving their rival, President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, of his authorities and the withdrawal of militias from major cities

A Texas county commissioner's wife is pleading in an online campaign video for voters to re-elect her husband so he'll get out of the house and relieve her of his chatter about county issues.

Romanians are celebrating the 95th birthday of their former king, Michael, one of the last surviving heads of states from the World War II-era

Here's a look at the presidential candidates' policy proposals that will impact family life.

Former congressman Gary Condit is set to discuss the 2001 disappearance and death of Washington intern Chandra Levy on the "Dr

International agencies in Lebanon have begun distributing aid to Syrian refugees through a single debit card