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Scientists see twins as the perfect laboratory to examine the impact of nature vs. nurture

Every August for the past 43 years, Twinsburg, Ohio, has hosted the biggest gathering of twins in the world. Two decades ago, organizers added an attraction to the lineup of …


Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, Julius Heinrich Otto “Henry” Pieper, his …


Reports swirl about Beyonce’s twins, but no confirmation yet

Are Beyonce and Jay Z parents again?


UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017

George and Amal Clooney welcome birth of twins

“George is sedated and should recover in a few days,” read the statement from Clooney’s publicist announcing the birth of Ella and Alexander.


UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017

MLB Capsules: Benches clear in Twins-Tigers game after Jacoby Jones is beaned in face

Twins slugger Miguel Sano punched Tigers catcher James McCann in the mask Saturday during a bench-clearing scrap in the fifth inning of Detroit’s 5-4 victory over Minnesota.


97-year-old twins leave world as they entered it: together

Ninety-seven-year-old twins Jean Young Haley and Martha Young Williams left the world as they entered it: together.


Bey’s Babies: Beyoncé shares photos of growing baby bump

The singer, who is expecting twins with husband Jay Z, shared photos on her


Premature twins recovering after rescue from boat off Libya

Two Eritrean baby boys were recovering well at a hospital in Palermo on Wednesday, a week after they were born prematurely in Libya and then – at only 5 days …


Baseball notes: A-Rod doubles in Yanks’ finale

His tribute ended by a storm, Alex Rodriguez began his final game with the New York Yankees by hitting a run-scoring double in the first inning Friday night.


Baseball notebook: Nationals’ Strasburg recaptures dominance with 13-0 start

Watching Stephen Strasburg on the mound in 90-degree heat, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker recalled how he heard the right-hander would “wilt” in these situations. Nothing about Strasburg’s outing against …


Baseball notebook: Baseball at Fort Bragg a big hit for MLB, military

There was a sense of wonderment from every perspective Sunday when Major League Baseball staged the first regular-season professional game on an active military base. The unlikely convergence of efforts …


Baseball notebook: Park’s minor league demotion latest setback for Korean star

Byung Ho Park’s demotion to the minor leagues is just the latest setback for the Korean star. The Minnesota rookie became expendable when the Twins recalled Miguel Sano on Friday. …


Baseball Notes: No discipline for Dodgers in laser flap at Citi Field

The Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t going to face any discipline from Major League Baseball over the laser flap at Citi Field last weekend.


Notebook: Boggs No. 26 retired at Fenway

The `chicken man’ has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old …


Baseball notebook: Seager hot but Cano hotter

Kyle Seager is the victim of what amounts to a solar eclipse. Robinson Cano continues to hog attention because of a 18-for-35 surge over eight games in May, which lifted …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015

Twins stick together in war and peace

Leon and Dale Brown beat the odds, both surviving a year as corpsmen in Vietnam − and coming to each other’s aid on the battlefield and at home.


‘We hit the jackpot’

Tom Fisher, a fertility doctor in Spokane, needed some of his own medicine for him and his wife to become parents. On this Father’s Day, Fisher is spending time with …


MLB All-Star teams likely to be filled with players from all over the world

NEW YORK – All-Stars from all over the world are ticketed for the Twin Cities. Still new to the majors, Masahiro Tanaka, Jose Abreu and Yasiel Puig are just a …


Hughes to join Twins

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with right-hander Phil Hughes. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the two sides came …


Rock Doc: DNA may hold key to mental illness

For generations it’s been clear that a couple of major mental illnesses seem to occur much more frequently in some families than in others. But it hasn’t always been so …


Mariners continue hot trend with narrow win over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS – These young Seattle Mariners have taken more than their share of lumps the last three seasons, getting beaten down by more experienced, better-equipped teams in the powerful American …