Sandoval hits 3 HRs, Giants trounce Padres 13-5

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval hit three homers and drove in six runs Wednesday, leading a rare power show by the San Francisco Giants in a 13-5 win over the San Diego Padres. Sandoval started the day…

NYC mayoral hopeful Weiner, bakery customer argue

NEW YORK (AP) — Ex-congressman and struggling mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said Wednesday a video showing him in a shouting match with a bakery customer is just an example of him putting a heckler in his place. The…

10 targeting penalties, 3 overturned ejections

NEW YORK (AP) — The new penalties for targeting in college football resulted in 10 ejections in 75 FBS games during the first weekend of the season, though three of the ejections were overturned by instant replay. National…

Minn. archbishop calls for immigration reform

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt is calling for federal immigration reform that provides a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. Nienstedt (NYNE’-sted) hosted a panel discussion on immigration reform Wednesday at the St. Thomas School…

Parker, A’s rout Rangers 11-4 to even up AL West

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There’s something about Jarrod Parker’s presence on the mound that is bringing out the best in the Oakland Athletics. Especially against Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers. Parker got plenty of home-run help to…

NH patient likely died of rare brain disease

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Public health officials believe one person in New Hampshire has died of a rare, degenerative brain disease, and say there’s a remote chance up to 13 others in multiple states were exposed to the…

Determined Pirates press on after ending “Streak”

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Now that they’ve ended a two-decade run of losing baseball, the Pittsburgh Pirates have more lofty goals in mind. The Pirates put “The Streak” in the past Tuesday night with their 81st win of the…

Revis eager to make debut with Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Darrelle Revis isn’t making any bold predictions about his debut with his new team. The star cornerback’s return from knee surgery that has sidelined him nearly a year is set for Sunday, when Tampa…

AP survey: Va delegation split over Syria attack

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s congressional delegation is not of a single mind over President Barack Obama’s request to authorize a military strike against Syria, and some members are still making up their minds. An Associated Press survey…

Immigrant fights to become California lawyer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A majority of California Supreme Court justices appeared reluctant Wednesday to grant a law license to a Mexican-born man who graduated law school but has been living illegally in the United States for 20…

Investigation into judge’s email still under seal

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court has delayed the release of a misconduct investigation into former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull. Cebull retired May 3, after the Judicial Council of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

Brasil captura banda que traficaba armas de EEUU

BRASILIA, Brasil (AP) — La policía brasileña detuvo a siete personas y les incautó armas de calibre 22 y municiones en una operación para desmantelar una banda que traficaba armas procedentes de Estados Unidos, ocultándolas en colchones. La…

Chelsea Manning pide perdón presidencial

HAGERSTOWN, Maryland, EE.UU. (AP) — La soldado Chelsea Manning del ejército estadounidense solicitó el perdón presidencial por filtrar información secreta al cibersitio WikiLeaks, acción que dice tomó “por amor a mi país y sentido de obligación hacia el…