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Kluber strikes out 14, Indians top Astros 4-2

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings and the Cleveland Indians halted their four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

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Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For as long as he has been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser’s dream.

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Women in politics: Gillibrand and Davis memoirs

This book cover image released by Blue Rider Press shows "Forgetting to Be Afraid," by Wendy Davis. (AP Photo/Blue Rider Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir” (Penguin/Blue Rider Press), by Wendy Davis, and “Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World” (Ballantine Books), by Kirsten Gillibrand

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Altuve’s big game lifts Astros over Indians 3-1

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, right, hits a single as Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes, left, reaches for the pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Houston. Altuve's single was his 208th hit of the season. He is chasing the Astros' single-season hit record of 210 hits held by Craig Biggio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had three hits to give him 209 this season and drove in two runs, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.

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RB Peterson’s first court hearing delayed to Oct.

CONROE, Texas (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s first court appearance in Texas on a child abuse charge has been delayed until October.

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