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Mormon church issues statement on health of its president

The Mormon church has issued its first statement that directly addresses the health of its 87-year-old president.

How to help Nepal earthquake victims

Aid groups are still struggling to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed nearly 7,000 people. Here's a list of organizations aiding the relief effort in Nepal.

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Mayweather defeats Pacquiao in decision

Floyd Mayweather Jr. won a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, using his usual skill to remain unbeaten in the most anticipated fight in recent years.

Joey Logano uses big block on last lap to win Xfinity race

Joey Logano picked up his third Xfinity Series win of the season by throwing a big block on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Price throws 5-hitter as Tigers top Royals 2-1

David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night.

Saturday's MLB Capsules

Games played on May 2, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Brett Gardner drove in three runs, Nathan Eovaldi pitched well into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Saturday for their 12th win in 15 games.

Saints take Missouri running back Murphy in 7th round

The New Orleans Saints have selected Missouri running back Marcus Murphy in the seventh and final round of the NFL draft.

Saturday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on May 2, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Lexi Thompson finished a round of 3-under 68 with a birdie after a fortunate ricochet Saturday to share the third-round lead with Inbee Park in the LPGA Tour's North Texas Shootout.

David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies

David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.

Saturday's MLS Capsules

Games played on May 2, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Sebastian Giovinco scored on a free kick in the 34th minute and Toronto FC ended a seven-game trip with a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.

Rams draft Missouri wide receiver Sasser in 6th round

The St. Louis Rams have selected Missouri wide receiver Bud Sasser in the sixth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.

2 men dead after car hits rock wall in downtown Kansas City

Two men are dead after their car crashed into a rock wall in downtown Kansas City and caught fire.

4 people killed in Missouri house fire, 5 others escape

A northwest Missouri house fire has claimed four lives while five other people inside the residence managed to escape.

Nearly a week after quake, Nepal still needs tents, food

Nearly a week after a massive earthquake killed more than 6,200 people and collapsed buildings, temples and homes, Nepal still urgently needs basic aid like shelter and food, while remote villages remain cut off from help.

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.

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From rage to relief in Baltimore

Six city officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

Rage turned to relief in Baltimore on Friday when the city’s top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Double the Derby fun for Baffert

Trainer has two blazing colts running today

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bob Baffert hopes he’s celebrating in the winner’s circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn’t know which horse or owners would join him.

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Style a question for Mayweather and Pacquiao bout

Tonight in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet tonight in the richest — and arguably most overhyped — fight in the history of the sport.

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Feds drop charges against hunter in huge Yosemite wildfire

Criminal charges were dropped against a bow hunter accused of starting one of California’s largest wildfires, a blaze that burned parts of Yosemite National Park, federal prosecutors said Friday.

US testing of lithium batteries alarms aviation officials

International aviation officials are trying to quickly come up with safer packaging for cargo shipments of lithium-ion batteries on passenger planes, after U.S. testing confirmed aircraft fire suppression systems can’t prevent overheated batteries from causing a powerful explosion.

Workers in confined spaces to come under protection rule

Construction workers in confined spaces like manholes and tanks will come under a new federal rule intended to give them similar protections to workers in manufacturing and other industries.

Duke: Student disciplined for hanging noose, not expelled

A student who left a noose hanging from a tree at Duke University has been disciplined but can return to campus next semester and won’t face criminal charges, the university said Friday.

Juice would be spilled: Imagining 2 Floridas, South and North

Some South Florida politicians say they’ve been ignored long enough by state leaders in North Florida. Now they want their own state.

Young hurls Royals past Tigers

KANSAS CITY — Chris Young pitched five no-hit innings, but he knew he would not be permitted to go the distance Friday night.

Adams gives Cardinals 2-1 win against Pirates in 10 innings

ST. LOUIS — Matt Adams took advantage of an unexpected opportunity Friday night.

NFL Draft: Selections in First Three Rounds

Here are the selections from the first three rounds of the NFL draft:

Golden selected by Cardinals at No. 58

Former Tiger moving to linebacker in Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals traded down three spots in the second round, then used the pick to select defensive end/outside linebacker Markus Golden of Missouri.

Taking a chance on DGB

Titans select former Missouri receiver

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans hope taking a chance on wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham of Missouri in the second round of the NFL draft is a gamble that pays off big by giving Marcus Mariota another target on offense.

Friday's MLS Capsules

Games played on May 1, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Fabian Castillo had a goal and two assists and FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 4-1 on Friday night in the Texas Derby.

Friday's NHL Playoff Capsules

Games played on May 1, 2015

NHL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:06 of the second overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Friday's MLB Capsules

Games played on May 1, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.

Friday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on May 1, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Rory McIlroy kept some star power in the Match Play Championship on Friday by winning the last two holes with birdies to force overtime and then beating old foe Billy Horschel on the second extra hole to make it to the weekend.

Royals shortstop Escobar placed on 7-day concussion list

KANSAS CITY — Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday, retroactive to Thursday.

Parson running for Missouri governor

State Sen. Mike Parson, who had endorsed Tom Schweich for Missouri governor before the auditor’s suicide, announced Thursday that he will seek the office himself — creating at least a three-way Republican primary for the state’s top job.

Senate endorses increased fuel tax for road funding

The Missouri Senate on Thursday revived a plan to boost road funding, voting to back a measure that would raise diesel and gasoline taxes in an attempt to lessen an anticipated transportation funding shortfall.

Nixon vetoes bill cutting welfare benefits

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed Republican legislation Thursday that would drop thousands of low-income families from Missouri’s welfare rolls by paring back benefits to what he said would be one of the shortest time periods in the nation.

2 elementary school pupils took guns to school

A first-grader and his brother in kindergarten took two handguns, one of them loaded, on a bus to a Kentucky elementary school Thursday morning after apparently thinking they were toys, authorities said. They said no one was hurt and the firearms were seized when the boys reached school.

House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting ‘Obamacare’

The House Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of the President Barack Obama’s health care law while giving the Pentagon an additional $38 billion.

White House: Facilitating ransom not the same as paying

Despite a U.S. ban on ransom payments to terrorists, the White House said Thursday that federal officials helping to facilitate a payment is not the same as actually paying a ransom.

Apple, IBM, Japan Post team up to improve elderly care

Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country.

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Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet

The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury ended its four-year tour with a crash landing Thursday

Officer in fatal arrest once hospitalized over mental health

The highest-ranking Baltimore police officer in the arrest that led to Freddie Gray’s death was hospitalized in April 2012 over mental health concerns for an unknown duration and had his guns confiscated by local sheriff’s deputies, according to records from the sheriff’s office and court obtained by the Associated Press.

US wage growth shows signs of strength as hiring picks up

Paychecks for U.S. workers are rising at a faster pace as strong hiring in the past year has lowered the unemployment rate and increased competition for workers.

Applications for US unemployment aid plunge to 15-year low

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid plummeted to the lowest level in 15 years last week, evidence employers are laying off few workers despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth.

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San Diego man recovering after sea lion yanked him overboard

Dan Carlin’s wife told him to smile for a picture on their 29-foot boat as he held up one of the yellowtail fish they had caught that day. Then a sea lion leaped 7 feet out of the water, bit into his hand and yanked him overboard.

NH court rules hiker must pay rescue bill

A Michigan man injured during a 2012 hike in New Hampshire must pay for the cost of his rescue, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request

Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found.

Thunder hire Donovan

The Thunder hired Florida’s Billy Donovan as their new coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise finally win an NBA championship.

Wiggins named top rookie

Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA rookie of the year.

Stanford scratched from Derby; Frammento joins race

Stanford has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby, moving Frammento into the 20-horse field for Saturday’s race.