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1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For members of Prince’s 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the “Purple Rain” pop superstar’s unexpected death a year ago. “We’re taking...

NCAA First Four Stays In Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — March Madness will continue its start in Dayton, as the NCAA says the Ohio city will host the pair of play-in games known as the First Four through 2022. The University of Dayton beat Detroit, Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Evansville, Indiana, to retain the...

ECHL Playoff Glance

Friday, April 14: Manchester 3, Adirondack 1 Saturday, April 15: Manchester 4, Adirondack 2 Tuesday, April 18: Adirondack 3, Manchester 1 Thursday, April 20: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 25: Manchester at...

Orioles 2, Reds 0

DP_Cincinnati 2. LOB_Baltimore 6, Cincinnati 6. 2B_Trumbo (3), W.Castillo (4). SB_Hamilton (7), Schebler (1). CS_A.Jones (1). SF_M.Machado (1). Umpires_Home, Dan Bellino; First, Mike Estabrook; Second, Toby Basner; Third, Jerry Layne. T_2:28. A_15,083 (42,319).

Ubaldo Jimenez Gives Up 2 Hits As Orioles Beat Reds 2-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ubaldo Jimenez pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a dominating performance by Cincinnati rookie Amir Garrett, beating the Reds 2-0 on Wednesday night. Jimenez (1-0) held the Reds to a pair of singles in the second...

Experts: Hostility Toward Addicts Compound Drug Epidemic

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s continuing addictions epidemic is leading to fatigue among people working to save overdose victims and outright hostility toward addicts by some community members, officials battling the epidemic said Wednesday at a forum that looked at the...

Indians-Twins Rained Out In Advance; Makeup Date Is June 17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Cleveland Indians because of rain. Team Wednesday’s game will be rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on June 17, when the Indians return to Minnesota. Rain was falling by mid-afternoon,...

Boston library to return historical artifacts to Italy

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Public Library is returning to Italy medieval manuscripts and a volume of works, ending in one case a mystery dating back seven decades. The items include a manuscript from 1392, an illuminated leaf from a manuscript dating between 1418 and 1422,...

Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant

A spokeswoman for Serena Williams says the tennis star is pregnant. Kelly Bush Novak wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday: “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall.” Earlier in the day, Williams posted a photo of herself on...

A few heated, barbed interludes with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly

NEW YORK (AP) — Over the years, “The O’Reilly Factor” was a forum for heated exchanges led by host Bill O’Reilly and, appearing elsewhere on Fox News Channel, he was often ready with a barbed remark. Here are a few examples: – 2003: Jeremy...