• This photo provided by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows, Mark Ruffalo, as Cam Stuart, in a scene from the film, 'Infinitely Polar Bear." Writer-director Maya Forbes based this story on her own childhood experiences. Ruffalo plays a bipolar dad hospitalized after a mental breakdown. (Claire Folger/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

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  • This Tuesday, July 28, 2015 photo shows restored books and documents at the Baghdad National Library in Iraq. As the Islamic State militants now set out to destroy Iraq's history and culture, including irreplaceable books and manuscripts kept in the militant-held city of Mosul, a major preservation and digitization project is underway in the capital to safeguard a millennia worth of history. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

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  • A firefighter lights a backfire as the Rocky Fire burns near Clearlake, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. The fire has charred more than 60,000 acres and destroyed at least 24 residences. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

    Massive California wildfire jumps containment line

    MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California’s largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more.

    Updated: 3:05 pm

  • Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Kluber gives up early lead, Indians beaten by Angels

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Staked to a three-run lead before he ever threw a pitch, Corey Kluber couldn’t hold it.

  • Baltimore Orioles pitcher Tyler Wilson works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Chris Davis, Adam Jones homer as Orioles beat Athletics 9-2

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baltimore rookie Tyler Wilson is accustomed to bouncing between the big leagues and the minors by now.

  • Los Angeles Angels' Conor Gillaspie, left, celebrates after a two run home run in the dugout with Mike Trout during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Gillaspie HR helps Angels beat Indians, end 6-game skid

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the third time in four days, the Los Angeles Angels faced a Cy Young award winner. Unlike Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in their series with the Dodgers, they found many of Corey Kluber’s pitches quite hittable.

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  • No. 6 seed Petkovic advances at Bank of the West

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sixth-seeded Andrea Petkovic got her body realigned and returned to form to beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft in a first-round match of the Bank of the West Classic on Monday.

  • Left fielder Crisp returns from neck injury for Athletics

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics left fielder Coco Crisp has been activated from the 60-day disabled list after being sidelined with a strained neck since May 20.

  • Daredveil Robbie Maddison rides the waves in latest stunt

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Although daredevil Robbie Maddison has done plenty of crazy stunts, people thought he’d really lost it when he proposed riding his motorcycle on water.