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Kansas City Royals top Oakland Athletics 6-4

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar and Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie become entangled after Lawrie was forced out during the seventh inning Friday in Kansas City, Missouri.

Columbia College head coach Wendy Spratt watches

Columbia College head coach Wendy Spratt watches as the Cougars take on the Lindenwood University-Belleville Lynx during their softball game Friday at Antimi Softball Complex.

Columbia College's Samantha Davis throws out a batter

Columbia College shortstop Samantha Davis throws out a batter at first base during a game against Lindenwood University-Belleville on Friday at Antimi Softball Complex.

Cardinals top Reds 6-1

St. Louis Cardinals' Jhonny Peralta, left, Jon Jay, center, and Matt Holliday celebrate after scoring on a double by Yadier Molina during the seventh inning against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday in St. Louis.

Kendall Schler is seen at finish line of St. Louis marathon

Kendall Schler, 26, is seen moments after crossing the finish line of the Go! Marathon on Sunday. Organizers of the St. Louis marathon stripped Schler of her title this week, saying she had crept onto the course late in the race for the second consecutive year to make it appear she had run all 26.2 miles. The race actually was won by Andrea Karl.

Columbia College infielder Allyson Metz prepares to swing

Columbia College infielder Allyson Metz prepares to swing the bat as the Cougars take on the Lindenwood University-Belleville Lynx during their softball game Friday at Antimi Softball Complex.

Columbia College outfielder Carly Spalding races toward first base

Columbia College outfielder Carly Spalding races toward first base after hitting a single as the Cougars take on the Lindenwood University-Belleville Lynx during their softball game Friday at Antimi Softball Complex.

Columbia College pitcher Paxton Welch throws ball

Columbia College pitcher Paxton Welch throws the ball to Lindenwood University-Belleville shortstop Kaylin Stewart during a softball game Friday at Antimi Softball Complex.

Samantha Davis prepares to swing

Columbia College shortstop Samantha Davis prepares to swing during a game against Lindenwood University-Belleville on Friday at Antimi Softball Complex. Davis went 0-3 in Game 1 and went 1-3 in Game 2. In the second game, Davis was Columbia's only run.

Construction worker suffers heart attack on site

Concrete finisher Travis Greenup performed CPR on co-worker Curtis Todd for almost eight minutes while fellow worker Bill Parsons held Todd's bleeding head before paramedics arrived and took over on Wednesday in front of this Perche Pointe Place house. The intervention might have saved Todd’s life, co-workers said.

Honey collector wears mask to prevent tiger attack

In this February 2015 photo, an Indian honey collector, locally known as Mouli, wears a mask on the back of his head, believing this will give tigers a feeling of being watched and minimize the risk of being attacked in the Sunderbans, India. India’s tiger population has gone up 30 percent in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing evidence of victory in conservation. But independent scientists said such an increase — to 2,226 big cats — in so short a time doesn’t make sense. They worry an enthusiastic new government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi is misinterpreting the numbers, trumpeting false claims of a thriving tiger population that could hurt conservation in the long run.

Tiger walks down a dirt road

In this April 12 photo, a tiger walks at the Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur, India. India’s tiger population has gone up 30 percent in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing evidence of victory in conservation. But independent scientists said such an increase — to 2,226 big cats — in so short a time doesn’t make sense. They worry an enthusiastic new government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi is misinterpreting the numbers, trumpeting false claims of a thriving tiger population that could hurt conservation in the long run.

Patient watches wake-up video

Patient Louise Irving watches a laptop computer with a morning wake-up video of her daughter, Tamara Rusoff-Hoen, playing at The Hebrew Home of Riverdale on March 25 in New York.

Nursing home tests pilot program for videos

Tamara Rusoff-Hoen, right, watches a video she recorded for her mother, Louise Irving, at The Hebrew Home of Riverdale on March 25 in New York.

Recording videos for dementia patients

Tamara Rusoff-Hoen, right, receives instructions about the video she will record for her mother, Louise Irving, from Charlotte Dell, Director of Social Services at The Hebrew Home of Riverdale, on March 25 in New York.

Doctors reevaluating how to treat problems related to intersex

Dr. Earl Cheng, co-director of the gender and sex development program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Dr. Courtney Finlayson, an endocrinologist involved in the sex development disorders program at Lurie, talk during a meeting. "The way that we took care of things in the past ... where there was a fair amount of secrecy, where there was surgery done in the infant state, and potentially irreversible surgery, is probably not the best way to go about things," Cheng said.

Girl, mother learn of hormone disorder

A patient and her mother hold hands during a visit with Dr. Reema Habiby, an endocrinologist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. The 8-year-old girl has congenital adrenal hyperplasia, which involves overproduction of male hormones, which can be deadly unless lifelong hormone treatment is started quickly.

Pagonis, born intersex, now an activist for intersex rights

Pidgeon Pagonis poses for a photo at home in Chicago. Pagonis, who was raised a girl but has male chromosomes, works as an activist opposing drastic genital surgery for intersex children.

Jesse Hall's rotunda lacked cooling

“This (the rotunda area) has never had any cooling in it. When you hold events in here, it would get pretty warm,” said Jeff Brown, senior director of Campus Facilities.

Crews added 1,400 sprinkler heads, 404 smoke detectors to Jesse Hall

Crews added 1,400 sprinkler heads and 404 smoke detectors to Jesse Hall. The building has been closed for about a year for renovations.
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