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BALTIMORE (AP) -- For the second time this year, a fire at sea has aborted a cruise ship's voyage. This time, aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas and the ship's 2,200 passengers were expected back in Baltimore on Tuesday after being flown on charter flights from the Bahamas.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren't immediately apparent in the disaster's wake.
BANGKOK (AP) -- The price of oil rose above $94 per barrel Tuesday as traders awaited U.S. economic indicators following a long holiday weekend.
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese firefighters have rescued a newborn boy from a sewer pipe below a squat toilet, sawing out an L-shaped section and then delicately dismantling it to free the cocooned baby, who greeted the rescuers with cries.
ATLANTA — Americans gathered at memorials, museums and monuments and the president laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day, as combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindle. “Let us not forget as we gather here today that our nation is still at war,” President Barack Obama said after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Joe Mauer is giving the umpires a good look at his home runs lately. Mauer wound up with a home run instead of a double after the umpiring crew went to video replay, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Monday. On Saturday, the umps reviewed a drive by Mauer in a 3-2 win over Detroit and upheld their call that it was a homer. “It’s funny, that’s my second review in three days,” Mauer said. “The first time they ruled it a home run originally and the outfielder came in and tried to plead his case that it wasn’t.
PHOENIX (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people. The decision by U.S.
DETROIT — Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before Minnesota’s Joe Mauer broke it up with a one-out single, and that was the only hit the Detroit right-hander allowed in the Tigers’ 6-0 victory over the Twins on Friday night. Sanchez fell two outs shy of his second career no-hitter, but thanks to Mauer it was just another near miss this season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's considered the Holy Grail of comic books: Action Comics No. 1 from 1938, featuring the debut of Superman. And David Gonzales found one mixed in with old newspapers insulating a wall in a house he was renovating in a small town in Minnesota. Gonzalez did some research that confirmed the comic was valuable, though not as much as it could have been.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over.