Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander throws to a Kansas City Royals batter in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Royals rally for win over Tigers

A five-run seventh inning enabled the Royals to avoid a demoralizing four-game sweep against the Tigers on Sunday.

Traffic streaks by the supermoon as it rises behind the Memorial Bridge in Washington, Saturday, July 12. (AP photo)

Photos: Views of the supermoon

The supermoon phenomenon happens as the moon comes the closest to Earth and seems brighter and bigger than an average full moon.