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(Reuters) - New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning against Boston on Wednesday after the umpire found a foreign substance on his neck. Pitchers are not allowed to use foreign substances to give them a better ...more

Reuters News - 9 minutes ago

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Most Californians support dramatic changes set to take hold in public education, including funneling more money to schools with disadvantaged students and implementing rigorous national standards known as the common c ...more

AP News - 9 minutes ago

BOSTON (AP) — The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees.General manager Brian Cashman was "embarrassed."Manager Joe Girardi called it "poor judgment."And Pineda was "sad" and vowed not to do it agai ...more

AP News - 13 minutes ago

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what ...more

AP News - 23 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products.The Food and Drug Administration proposal being issued Thursday would ban s ...more

AP News - 24 minutes ago

ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES: The battery-powered devices made of plastic or metal heat a liquid nicotine solution, creating vapor that users inhale. Some models are disposable, and some are designed to be refilled with cartridges or tanks containing what ent ...more

AP News - 24 minutes ago

Late 2006: Electronic cigarettes first marketed in U.S. via kiosks in shopping malls and online.Early 2009: E-cigarette sellers sue the Food and Drug Administration after the agency told customs officials to refuse entry of shipments into U.S.</ ...more

AP News - 29 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.While the proposa ...more

AP News - 29 minutes ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such d ...more

AP News - 30 minutes ago

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in 2009 that th ...more