Tigers Resurgent Verlander Baseball

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Improved Verlander helps Tigers rebound from rough stretch

After allowing seven runs to the Cleveland Indians on May 3, Justin Verlander took to Twitter — always a risky move for an athlete, especially one coming off a frustrating performance. Read more

Baseball: No malice in Padres' gay chorus anthem flap

Major League Baseball says the San Diego Padres did not act with "malicious intentions" in mishandling the national anthem that was supposed to be sung by the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus. Read more


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Spelling Bee

Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Here are some memorable words and definitions from the final rounds of the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Biological terms were particularly challenging, and shorter words often present a greater challenge than longer ones, which are made up of roots that spellers can piece together. Read more

GOP Trump 2016

Trump agrees to debate Sanders but sets stiff price

Donald Trump has provisionally accepted Bernie Sanders' proposal to debate, but the billionaire is setting a high price for participating. His condition: The hosting TV network would have to put up millions of dollars for charity. Read more

New Orleans museum's paintings added to Google art trove

Need a refresher on the details of Edgar Degas' painting of Estelle Muson Degas at the New Orleans Museum of Art? Or maybe a close-up of the red hills in Georgia O'Keefe's "My Backyard" at the museum? Or a tour of the museum before a visit to the Crescent City? Read more

Shield Actor-Wife Killing

The Latest: 'Shield' actor said he only wanted to wound wife

The Latest on the murder trial of Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the television series "The Shield" (all times local): Read more

Movie review: 'Love & Friendship' full of delightful surprises

Prepare for a mixed review. Read more