Month: June 2018

Like last year’s Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

June 18, 2018

On the morning of June 18 two years ago, the Atlanta Braves were 21-46. Now they’re atop the NL East. Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected, and after Sunday’s 4-1 win over San Diego, the Braves lead second-place Washington by 3 1/2 games. At 42-29, they’re […]

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WATCH: Passenger who survived roller coaster fall was ‘praying it was over!’

June 18, 2018

Now Playing: 2 people fall 30 feet from derailed roller coaster Now Playing: 2 people fall 34 feet from derailed roller coaster Now Playing: Two riders plunge to ground after roller coaster derails Now Playing: Exclusive: Passenger speaks out after roller coaster derailment Now Playing: Immigration debate heats up Now Playing: Start Here: Growing immigration […]

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Roller coaster passenger who survived 34-foot fall was ‘praying it was over’

June 18, 2018

Amanda Bostic remembers the harrowing moments when she was tossed more than 30 feet from a roller coaster that had just derailed. “I remember falling through the air and I remember hitting the ground,” she said during an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America.” The 34-year-old mother of two sons said she was “knocked out” […]

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WATCH: Powerful storms strike states in the Midwest

June 18, 2018

Transcript for Powerful storms strike states in the Midwest Now to the extreme weather danger at this hour, powerful storms from Colorado to Michigan. This tornado hitng north of Madison, Wisconsin, flash flooding causing major damage. Take a look at tt. Streets washed away in Michigan’s upper peninsula and dangerous at settling into the northeast […]

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Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart

June 18, 2018

A bystander in Washington fatally shot a carjacking suspect on Sunday after the carjacker allegedly shot a man who refused to give up control of his vehicle, according to police. Police said they received several calls on Sunday reporting a man who allegedly opened fire inside a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington, and attempted to carjack […]

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Homeland Security chief slams ‘irresponsible’ reports of separating migrant families

June 18, 2018

The Trump administration fired back at criticism of its immigration policy on Sunday with tweets by both the president himself and his head of the Department of Homeland Security. Trump deflected mounting criticism over the government’s separation of parents and children of illegal immigrants in a tweet Sunday evening, saying lawmakers need to “work something […]

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The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process

June 18, 2018

The elevator stopped at the 16th floor of the swanky hotel, and after a few nervous steps down the hallway a soon-to-be professional athlete was ready to face perhaps the most unpredictable part of the NBA draft process. The interview. Down in the lobby, Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka of the Los Angeles Lakers chatted […]

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Koepka’s golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win

June 18, 2018

For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure. That’s how it should be for winning back-to-back U.S. Opens. Koepka became the first man to turn that impressive trick in nearly three decades by handling a Shinnecock Hills course that varied from […]

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Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

June 18, 2018

Texas Tech cleared the hurdle of winning a College World Series opener. It was a high one, too. Gabe Holt hit a tiebreaking single in the fifth inning and drove in an insurance run in the ninth, leading the Red Raiders to a stunning 6-3 win over defending national champion Florida on Sunday night. The […]

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Flaherty, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Cubs 5-0

June 18, 2018

John Brebbia pitched in 70 major league games before earning his first career win. When the wait was over, the individual accomplishment was an afterthought compared to the exhilaration of stopping his team’s archrival from earning its first sweep in nearly eight years at Busch Stadium. Jack Flaherty and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, […]

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