LOS ANGELES - Search teams on Saturday were unable to locate the body of "Glee" star Naya Rivera, who authorities believe drowned Wednesday afternoon while boating with her young son on Lake Piru in Ventura County. The search will resume Sunday morning, according to a Twitter post Saturday evening by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. Divers, helicopters, drone aircraft and cadaver dogs ...

DALLAS - Two McAllen police officers were shot and killed while responding to a call Saturday afternoon, The Monitor reported. The McAllen news outlet reported that the officers, who have not been identified, were responding to a disturbance call in the area of Queta Avenue and 34th Street when they were ambushed and shot. A suspect at the scene was also shot, but their condition is unknown, ...

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The Clippers' video conference Saturday began with Lou Williams saying his trepidation about restarting the season during the national protest for social justice, which once had him feeling "50-50" about rejoining the team, was put at ease when his teammates voted they "were going to come as a group." It ended with a powerful message from Coach Doc Rivers directed at Sen. Josh Hawley (R - ...

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LOS ANGELES - When the coronavirus began rapidly spreading in the spring, Los Angeles Apparel was one of many fashion brands that altered operations to make reusable masks. The company's flamboyant founder, Dov Charney, said in March that his 400 employees were trying to keep up with the desperate need for protection and that he hoped to eventually make 100,000 masks a week. But authorities ...

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LOS ANGELES - Albert Pujols sounded his age Saturday. Not shopworn and withered. More calm and enlightened. Consider his thoughts on the 100-plus games that were wiped out by the coronavirus. The three-time most valuable player is 40 and in the penultimate season of his 10-year, $240 million contract with the Angels. Instead of bemoaning the loss of precious time that remains in his storied ...

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LOS ANGELES - Barry Levine has blown through two-thirds of his life savings while waiting for his unemployment insurance claim to be processed. He figures that, by sometime in September, he will have nothing left. In the 10 weeks since the 52-year-old freelance ad copywriter and occasional actor applied for benefits, he has called the California Employment Development Department "thousands of ...

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Jacque Vaughn doesn't want the movement to lose steam. As the NBA positions itself at the intersection of entertainment and social justice, resuming its season amid growing tensions between the Black community and police departments in the wake of George Floyd's tragic death in Minneapolis, Vaughn says the Nets organization feels education is key. "That's the challenge. I was actually part of ...

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NEW YORK - Aaron Judge was a late scratch from the Yankees' lineup for Saturday night's intrasquad game at Yankee Stadium. Judge held out with a stiff neck, and was replaced in right field by Tyler Wade. He was recovering from a fractured rib before the coronavirus shutdown and would not have been ready for opening day had it gone on as scheduled in late March. Manager Aaron Boone said that ...

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LeBron James won't have a social justice message on the back of his jersey for the NBA's restart, the Lakers All-Star forward said during a video call with reporters Saturday afternoon. "I will continue to do (work) off the floor and when I'm talking to you guys - everything that I do has a purpose, it has a meaning," James said. "So, I don't need to have something on the back of my jersey for ...

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Danny Green and Dwight Howard missed Lakers practice Saturday because of glitches in the coronavirus testing process, according to people familiar with the situation. Green and Howard are both expected to be able to join the team Sunday. Saturday marked the first day since March that the Lakers were able to hold a group practice. They did so inside the NBA's secluded campus at Disney World's ...

Major League Baseball unveiled a big surprise Thursday afternoon: A schedule for the 2021 season. Not 2020, 2021. And it came a few weeks earlier than it would in a non-pandemic-muddled year, too. It's unclear why MLB felt the need to book their calendars next summer when the coronavirus trajectory and impact could not be more of an unknown. It seemed odd to plan for something more familiar ...

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DALLAS - A 30-something patient has died from the coronavirus after reportedly attending a "COVID party" and ultimately telling their nurse they had acted in error, San Antonio's WOAI-TV reported. "Just before the patient died, they looked at their nurse and said, 'I think I made a mistake, I thought this was a hoax, but it's not,'" Dr. Jane Appleby said in a video posted by the news station. ...

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Jeremy Foley, the iconic former athletics director at the University of Florida, is retired now and spending a few weeks this summer in his second home in Vermont. He began his career at UF more than 40 years ago as a lowly intern stuffing envelopes, parking cars and cleaning bathrooms. He sat in the AD's chair for 25 years - a span in which the Gators won 24 SEC All-Sports ...

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HONG KONG - Almost 230,000 people voted on Saturday in primaries held by Hong Kong's pro-democracy opposition parties, exceeding expectations for the total turnout at the two-day event, Radio Television Hong Kong reported, citing organizers. Voting at the 250 stations across the city went relatively smoothly, despite some minor scuffles, RTHK quoted organizer Au Nok-hin as saying. The ...

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TAMPA, Fla. - Steven Stamkos is injured. Again. The Lightning's captain had recovered from core muscle surgery in early March and had been part of voluntary on-ice workout sessions during the league's coronavirus shutdown. He suffered a leg injury during those workouts and will not be a full participant when training camp opens Monday, general manager Julien BriseBois said Saturday. BriseBois ...

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WASHINGTON - Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday defended the investigation into Russian election interference and said Roger Stone "remains a convicted felon, and rightly so." The rare public comments by Mueller came a day after President Donald Trump commuted the 40-month sentence handed down to Stone, days before the longtime political operative and friend of the president was ...

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BELGRADE, Serbia - The area in front of the Serbian parliament resembled a war zone on three of four nights of protests against Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic this week, but Saturday evening was calmer. Around 500 to 1,000 people were dispersed over the eight lanes of the street in front, as well as the broad pavements and the park across the street. Many were seated. Another regular ...

ADAMSVILLE, Ohio - For eight nights in May, Doug Yeary II stayed up heating diesel-fueled smudge pots while two enormous wind machines circulated heat to keep branches from freezing in his family's apple and peach orchards. It's been 10 to 15 years since Yeary and his family had to go to such laborious efforts. A typical year might require two nights of heating, but not eight. "It's not ...

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NEW YORK - The UN Security Council passed a resolution on Saturday securing continuing humanitarian aid for war-torn Syria. The German-Belgian resolution agreed on provided for only one border crossing to Syria to be kept open for another 12 months, in line with a Russian proposal. An earlier draft called for two border crossings to Syria to be kept open for another six months. Moscow - one of ...

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump wore a mask during a scheduled visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a rare instance of doing so publicly as coronavirus cases continue to pile up. Trump on Saturday was photographed with a dark-colored mask, walking in the halls of the hospital in Maryland, where he was set to meet with combat veterans and healthcare workers who've been ...

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Lawyer Albert Watkins on Saturday turned over to police what he said was the handgun that city resident Patricia McCloskey had waved at protesters June 28. Police served a search warrant Friday at the Portland Place home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey and seized the rifle that Mark McCloskey had brandished that evening. The couple made national headlines after they stood in ...

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The aversion of many Americans to wearing a thin piece of cloth across their faces is restraining an already-shaky economic rebound. In Texas, the second most-populous state and a hotspot of the resurgent COVID-19, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on July 2 ordered mask-wearing in a reversal of his earlier opposition to enforcement. He said on local television this week that face coverings will ...

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DETROIT - Eight arrests were made Friday night in Detroit after a protest broke out at the site of a police shooting. Detroit police took the protesters into custody during the impromptu protest gathering near where officers earlier in the day shot and killed a man they say fired on them first during an arrest, Detroit Police Sgt. Nicole Kirkwood said. Among those arrested was Detroit Will ...

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ORLANDO, Fla. - SpaceX was set to try to launch its next batch of Starlink satellites Saturday with a couple of Earth observation satellites along for the ride, but pulled the plug about 90 minutes before the planned liftoff. "Standing down from today's launch of the tenth Starlink mission to allow more time for checkouts; team is working to identify the next launch opportunity. Will announce ...

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BALTIMORE - After Baltimore police officers shot a man who pulled a firearm while undergoing a behavioral health crisis last week, the organization that oversees the city's behavioral health services called the current system "a total failure" that needs better integration of mental health professionals with the police. There is no indication that police dispatchers attempted to connect ...

ATLANTA - Five days before camp reopened July 1, Braves manager Brian Snitker had a long conversation with outfielder Adam Duvall, who falls under the high-risk category as a diabetic. Duvall could've opted out of the 2020 season and received his pay and service time. Instead, he's all systems go, hoping he'll play an important role throughout the 60-game season. "I did some research on my ...

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ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, are encouraging everyone to wear a mask to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In a Saturday morning Twitter post, the Carters appear in a photo wearing white masks that have The Carter Center logo. "Please wear a mask to save lives," the photo says in a message from the couple. In March, as the ...

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ARLINGTON, Texas - Joey Gallo isn't sure how he tested positive for COVID-19, nor is he entirely convinced he had it. He said he was doing the right things - wearing a mask, staying home as much as possible, trying to keep those around him safe - and had no symptoms. He lives in a Dallas apartment building where many people touch the same surfaces and quarters can become tight in hallways and ...

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Roger Stone's commutation by President Donald Trump spares the Republican operative from spending more than three years at a federal lockup in rural Georgia, but his legal journey is far from over. Even after Trump's controversial act of clemency for his longtime friend and political booster, Stone's conviction from November - for lying to Congress during the probe into Russian election ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - The storylines to watch in Sunday's 10th running of the NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway: ___ ANOTHER KH VS. DH DUEL? In 2020, the NASCAR Cup Series has been a two-man show starring Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin. Since NASCAR returned from its coronavirus hiatus on May 17, Harvick (four) and Hamlin (three) have won seven of the 12 ...