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  • Texas Rangers fan death leaves players distraught

    Texas Rangers fan death leaves players distraught

    Texas Rangers: Josh Hamilton threw a ball to a fan in the stands at Thursday's game. The man tumbled over the outfield railing after catching the ball.

  • In Pictures Fathers around the world

    A Yemeni girl held by her father chants slogans along with antigovernment protesters during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 27.

  • Why six MLB clubs stay in Venezuela despite rising crime and bitter politics

    Why six MLB clubs stay in Venezuela despite rising crime and bitter politics

    Major League Baseball teams are shuttering their academies in Venezuela due to rising crime and political tension, but the country remains the No. 2 source of foreign players in the MLB.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/27

    A Thai girl takes care of her younger sister at an evacuation center after they fled home following the fighting between Thai and Cambodian soldiers in Surin Province, northeastern Thailand. Officials said Thailand and Cambodia have traded fire for a sixth day as an increasingly bloody border dispute drags on.

  • In Pictures Top Dominican-born baseball players

    Dominican-born Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz runs on the base paths during a major league game in Boston on April 8. The Dominican Republic is a baseball powerhouse. There are more Dominicans playing in the major leagues than from any other country in Latin America, and the Dominican Republic has more players in the majors than all other Latin countries combined.

  • Barry Bonds trial: A strong case for steroid use, but the charge is perjury

    Barry Bonds trial: A strong case for steroid use, but the charge is perjury

    Baseball's Giambi brothers, admitted steroid users, testify at the Barry Bonds perjury trial in a San Francisco federal court that they knew what Bonds's trainer was giving them.

  • The Oscars 2011: How real are the reality-based Best Picture nominees?

    The Oscars 2011: How real are the reality-based Best Picture nominees?

    Oscar has always loved films based on true stories – 100 out of 485 Best Picture nominees since 1927 would qualify – but never more than this year. Four of the 10 features on the Best Picture slate are based on real characters and events: “The King’s Speech,” “The Fighter,” “The Social Network,” and “127 Hours.” Eavesdrop on departing moviegoers and you will inevitably hear, “I’d love to know what really happened.” Here are some facts behind the “true-life” stories contending for this year’s Best Picture Academy Award.

  • Geminid meteor shower gets rave reviews as best of 2010

    Geminid meteor shower gets rave reviews as best of 2010

    Skywatchers around the globe sang praises to the Geminid meteor shower, the annual mid-December rain of meteors passing through the earth's atmosphere.

  • Dallas Braden pitches perfect game. Braden's grandma says 'hello' to A-Rod.

    Dallas Braden pitches perfect game. Braden's grandma says 'hello' to A-Rod.

    Oakland A's pitcher Dallas Braden pitched just the 19th perfect game in the history of Major League Baseball on Sunday.

  • In Pictures Babies around the world

    A member of Brazil's Xikrin Nation holds a baby before the Indigenous Nations' Games in Pagagominas, Brazil, in November 2009. A French documentary by Thomas Balmes, "Babies," opened the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on April 29. The Focus Features film followed four babies in four places - Mongolia, Namibia, San Francisco, and Tokyo – through their first year.