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BOSTON — Scott Diamond allowed three hits in seven innings, Ryan Doumit hit his first homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Tuesday night. Diamond (3-2) gave up a single in each of the first three innings, didn’t allow a runner past first base and retired the last 15 batters he faced. He struck out two and walked none. David Ortiz went 1 for 4 to extend his hitting streak to 27 games, a run that began before he sustained a season-ending injury in August.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans cut back on using their credit cards in March, suggesting many were reluctant to take on high-interest debt to make purchases. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans cut back on using their credit cards in March, suggesting many were reluctant to take on high-interest debt to make purchases.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in March compared with February and slowed overall hiring, underscoring a weak month of job growth. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota is ready to impose a smoking ban at its Twin Cities campus. The University Senate has voted in favor of the ban. The Senate includes faculty, students and staff. University President Eric Kaler says a tobacco-free campus has become an expectation, rather than an innovation. Kaler would impose the ban, which could begin in 2014 after an educational campaign.
EDINA, Minn. (AP) — Rangers are searching for a missing Edina man who went on a hike in Yosemite National Park. Authorities say 73-year-old Kenneth Stensby was hiking Vernal Fall solo when he disappeared. Stensby had been staying at the Ahwahnee Hotel and told staff Sunday morning that he was headed out for a hike and expected to be back around noon. The St. Paul Pioneer Press ( http://bit.ly/18RNTXh ) says park officials found Stensby's day pack near the guard rails at the top of the waterfall on the Merced River.
BOSTON (AP) -- Despite more than 100 offers, a Massachusetts funeral director is striking out in his search for a burial location for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a gun battle with police. By DENISE LAVOIE, STEVE LeBLANC and RODRIQUE NGOWI Associated Press
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) -- As smoke thickened and a fire grew in the back of a limousine, Nelia Arellano desperately tried to squeeze through a 3 foot by 1 1/2-foot partition. By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The woman's voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. "Help me. I'm Amanda Berry," she told a 911 dispatcher. "I've been kidnapped and I've been missing for 10 years and I'm, I'm here, I'm free now." By THOMAS J. SHEERAN and JOHN COYNE Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS — FBI officials said Monday that they foiled a terrorism attack that was being planned in a small western Minnesota town, but they offered no details about the exact targets of the attack — or the motive of the man accused of having a cache of explosives and weapons in a mobile home. The FBI said “the lives of several local residents were po- tentially saved” with the arrest of Buford Rogers, 24, who made his first appearance Monday in U.S. District Court in St.
BOSTON — Stephen Drew doubled in the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Monday night to stop season-high, three-game losing streak. Drew also homered for the Red Sox.