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ST. PAUL — Joey MacDonald made 34 saves, Mark Cundari scored a goal in his first NHL game and the Calgary Flames beat Minnesota 4-1 on Sunday night to hand the Wild a potentially harmful home loss in their push for the playoffs.
Few sounds are more deafening than that of 34,000 marathon runners turning completely silent, standing totally still, defiant in the face of terror.
CHICAGO — Josh Willingham atoned for an earlier misplay with a tiebreaking three-run double in Minnesota’s four-run seventh inning and Scott Diamond pitched a strong game in his first start since April 13, leading the Twins to a 5-3 victory over the
ATLANTA — Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a state trooper said she wouldn't stay in the car while her husband was given a field sobriety test in Atlanta. Witherspoon was released from jail after the Friday morning arrest and was in New York Sunday night for the premiere of her new film “Mud.” She posed for cameras on the red carpet but did not stop to talk to reporters.
Twins score go-ahead run on error in 10th CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Peavy gave a strong pitching performance on Saturday. The Chicago White Sox offense was unable to back him up. The White Sox struck out 13 times and scored their one run on Alejandro De Aza's home run in the first inning of their 2-1, 10-inning loss to the Minnesota Twins. Peavy allowed one run and six hits, struck out nine and walked four in seven innings. He received little support, as the White Sox had six hits.
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House told the Supreme Court it favored same-sex marriage. So did dozens of big corporations, a host of political and legal heavyweights — and 9-year-old Austin Covey. "My dads take the best care of me and my brother," Austin said in one of the many legal briefs submitted to court. "My family is no different than any other family."
RED WING, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota laundry service that discovered the remains of a stillborn baby in hospital linens says that no other remains have been found at its facility. Crothall Healthcare in Red Wing made the statement after Regions Hospital in St. Paul announced the remains of a second stillborn baby were missing. Crothall says the hospital is reviewing the laundry over the weekend in hopes of recovering the missing stillborn.
Update 6 a.m.: Interrogators wait to query wounded bomb suspect BOSTON (AP) — As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns about investigators' plan to question 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev without reading him his Miranda rights.
DENVER (AP) — Authorities are hunting for suspects after shooting broke out during a massive marijuana celebration in Denver, leaving two people with gunshot wounds. The gunfire scattered thousands attending Saturday's 4/20 counterculture holiday, the first since Colorado legalized marijuana. A man and a woman each suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds, officials said. Local media reports said a third person was grazed.
Bob Leonard and his family were Boston Marathon veterans and he preferred a spot not too far from the finish line to shoot runners as they concluded their 26.1-mile run. The area was less congested and over the years he learned that the men and women in the lead there usually went on to win. With his Nikon, Leonard snapped about 10 to 20 photos a minute Monday, capturing group after group of finishing runners and the crowds lining the route.