Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during...
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Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from US team

Everton’s Tim Howard, right, can’t stop Leicester’s Chris Wood, left, from scoring the equalizer during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Saturday, Aug 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui...

Prosecutor urges Gov. Nixon to decide on removal

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says he has no intentions of removing himself from the Michael Brown case, and he is urging Gov. Jay Nixon to once and for all decide if he will act on calls for McCulloch’s ouster. The Aug. 9 shooting of...

Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

WASHINGTON (AP) — New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world’s most remote and strife-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who’ve already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their...
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Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

FILE – In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, police wait to advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer on Aug. 9, in Ferguson, Mo. The national legal standards that govern when police...

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle in Tallahassee ruled that the ban...

Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say two firefighters were seriously injured when the fire truck’s ladder got too close to a power line as they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge. Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette said...
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Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Hamas leader says the group was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that helped spark the current war in...
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Indonesian court rejects election loser’s appeal

A riot police officer prepares to fire his tear gas launcher during a clash with supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto near the Constitutional Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Indonesian police fired tear gas Thursday to disperse...