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Aaron Nola strikes out 9, Phillies beat Reds 4-3

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:57

Aaron Nola strikes out 9, Phillies beat Reds 4-3Tyler Goeddel threw out Eugenio Suarez with catcher Cameron Rupp holding onto the ball following a violent collision to end the game and the Philadelphia Phillies held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Saturday night.


Jim Gardner speaks at St. Joseph's University graduation

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:50

Jim Gardner speaks at St. Joseph's University graduationAction News anchorman Jim Gardner was the keynote speaker at St. Joseph's University's doctoral and graduate degree graduation ceremony Saturday.


Texas rollover bus crash kills eight, injures dozens

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:44
There were no other vehicles involved in the accident, the Texas Department of Transportation said. Eleven people were injured later on Saturday when a bus and an SUV collided in Florida near Walt Disney World. In the deadly Texas crash, the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle while traveling northbound on U.S. Route 83, about 45 miles north of Laredo, and the vehicle rolled over at around 11:45 a.m. local time, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Conrad Hein said.

AccuWeather: Evening T'storm; Windy, Cooler Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:43

 Windy and Cooler SundayMeteorologist Melissa Magee says a gusty thunderstorm is possible Saturday evening. Winds of change usher in cooler air Sunday.


Crimefighters: Who killed this 19-year-old bicyclist?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:40

 Who killed this 19-year-old bicyclist?"My son had a family that loved him, that misses him," Linda Vernon told Action News.


Police searching for female bank robber in New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:38

Police searching for female bank robber in New JerseyPolice in New Jersey are looking for a woman who may have robbed three banks in 24 hours.


Suspect in custody after shooting in West Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:36

Suspect in custody after shooting in West KensingtonPhiladelphia Police have a suspect in custody after a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon in broad daylight.


Man shot, critically wounded in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:33

Man shot, critically wounded in Strawberry MansionPhiladelphia police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured in the city's Strawberry Mansion section.


Funeral for children killed in Norristown fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:31

Funeral for children killed in Norristown fireIt was a heartbreaking sight Saturday at St. Patrick's Church in Norristown.


Several cars vandalized in Holmesburg

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:29

Several cars vandalized in HolmesburgPhiladelphia Police are searching for a suspect who damaged several cars in the Holmesburg section.


Preparations underway for San Francisco's Bay to Breakers footrace

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:06

Preparations underway for San Francisco's Bay to Breakers footraceThousands of people are in San Francisco are getting ready for one of the world's most unique races, Bay to Breakers.


Facebook exec Sandberg urges graduates to build resilience

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 11:02

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a forum in San Francisco. Sandberg encouraged graduating seniors at the University of California, Berkeley to persevere in life's challenging times, speaking publicly for the first time about her husband's death during a commencement speech on Saturday, May 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg encouraged graduating seniors at the University of California, Berkeley to persevere in life's challenging times, speaking publicly for the first time about her husband's death during a commencement speech.


Official: Pilot dies in crash during performance at airshow

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 10:28

Authorities investigate the site of a small plane crash at DeKalb Peachtree Airport on Saturday, May 14, 2016, near the end of the Good Neighbor Day Air Show. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT MBI (REV-SHARE)ATLANTA (AP) — A pilot was killed Saturday when his biplane crashed while performing a stunt at a metro Atlanta airshow.


Gov: New Hampshire shootings 'vivid reminder' of cops' risks

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 10:01

A police officer works the scene Friday, May 13, 2016, in Manchester, N.H., after two police officers were shot overnight. No immediate details on the shootings were available. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan said the shootings of two Manchester police officers as they pursued a robbery suspect are a "vivid reminder of the risks the members of law enforcement take every day."


Officials: 8 dead, 44 hurt, in South Texas bus crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 09:44

A damaged OGA Charters bus is hauled away after a fatal rollover on Saturday, May 14, 2016, south of the Dimmit-Webb County line on U.S. 83 North in Texas. (Laredo Texas, Nuevo Laredo Mexico out, Mandatory credit Danny Zaragoza | Laredo Morning Times.)LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A charter bus headed to a casino crashed in far South Texas on Saturday, killing eight people and injuring 44 others in a one-vehicle rollover, officials said.


Ruled 'broken,' Texas foster care system faces long overhaul

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 09:37

Kristopher Sharp stands for a portrait on Capitol Hill, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Washington. Sharp spent eight years in the Texas foster care system and advocates for reform. "We're constantly being told no, we're making stuff up or it's not that bad or whatever. And here it is, this federal judge is saying it's just as bad as people are saying it is — and in fact, it's even worse." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)DALLAS (AP) — At 5, the girl identified as S.A. entered the Texas foster care system. Within months, she reported being raped by an older child. She was moved more than 45 times, including to psychiatric hospitals, and missed several chances for adoption because of paperwork delays. At 18, after aging out of the system, she walked into traffic and was hit by a car. At last report, she was living in a homeless shelter.


Ohio grand jury rules fatal police shooting was justified

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 09:28
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio grand jury has agreed with a prosecutor's finding, ruling that a fatal shooting by a police officer in a Cleveland suburb was justified and reasonable.

Revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 09:14

Revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopensThe revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has reopened with a marching band, jumbo red balloons and red confetti raining down from the top of the new 10-story white building bulging from its side.


1886 Winchester rifle sells for $1.2 million at auction

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 09:11
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — An 1886 Winchester rifle that once belonged to a man who helped capture Apache leader Geronimo has sold for $1.2 million at an auction.

Facebook's Sandberg speaks about husband's death, 'brutality of loss'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 09:08

Sandberg COO of Facebook attends a session during the annual meeting 2016 of the WEF in DavosFacebook executive Sheryl Sandberg spoke publicly for the first time on Saturday about what she has learned from the sudden death of her husband a year ago, during a commencement speech for students at the University of California, Berkeley. "I've not spoken publicly about this before and it's hard," Sandberg told the 2016 graduating class about the death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, in May 2015. "Dave's death changed me in very profound ways," an emotional Sandberg said during her roughly 25-minute keynote speech.