EAST SELMA, Alabama A man has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after shooting his girlfriend, their baby and a clergyman at a church in Alabama, authorities said Sunday.
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ATLANTA—Marco Estrada keeps showing he belongs in Toronto’s post-season rotation.
That’s quite an accomplishment for a pitcher who began the season in the bullpen.
WASHINGTON—The Miami Marlins aren’t playing favourites in the NL East race.
They are beating both teams.
Justin Bour and Martin Prado homered for the second-straight game as the Marlins dented the Nationals’ fading playoff hopes with a 6-4 victory last night.
ST. LOUIS—For the second time in two years, a captive snake in southeast Missouri has given birth without any interaction with a member of the opposite sex.
Officials at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center said a female yellow-bellied water snake reproduced on her own in 2014 and again this summer.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have beaten the Kansas City Chiefs every way imaginable over the years—from playoff shootouts to defensive tug-of-wars.
Well, not quite every way. Not until last night.
LONDON—Britain is abuzz with U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s suggestion that Margaret Thatcher should grace the new $10 bill.
Mock-ups of a $10 note featuring the former prime minister were prominent on British newspaper websites today.
Even the BBC couldn’t resist—pasting an image of a steely-eyed, if slightly smiling, Thatcher onto the bill.
IRVING, Tex.—A 14-year-old Muslim boy became a sensation on social media yesterday, and got an invitation to the White House, after word spread that he had been placed in handcuffs and suspended for coming to class with a homemade clock that school officials thought resembled a bomb.
Facebook finally may be getting a button that lets you quickly express something beyond a “like.”
Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that people have been asking for a “dislike” button on the social media site for years.
ATLANTA—David Price is emerging as more than Toronto’s ace.
The left-hander is showing he also can be the team’s stopper—the pitcher who can be trusted to halt losing streaks.
PHILADELPHIA—Bryce Harper and the Nationals kept their slim playoff chances alive.
Harper belted his 40th homer of the season, Jayson Werth went deep twice, and Gio Gonzalez tied his career-high with 12 strikeouts to lead Washington to a 12-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies last night.