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Biden pressed on emissions goal as climate summit nears

Apr. 19, 2021 05:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbinding but symbolic goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will have a tangible impact not only on climate change efforts in the U.S. but...

Luke Bryan wins top ACM Award, but female acts own the night

Apr. 19, 2021 04:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood brought the Academy of Country Music Awards to church. Maren Morris won two honors, including song of the year. Miranda Lambert performed three times and held on to her record as the most decorated winner in ACM history. And Mickey Guyton, the first Black...

Figure Skating in Harlem finds ways to deal with pandemic

Apr. 19, 2021 02:42 AM EDT

For months last year, Figure Skating in Harlem included no figure skating. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the 24-year-old organization that serves young women of color in New York City didn't see the ice from late winter until fall. Once they returned, with...

Intensity up as Dodgers, Padres start season series

Apr. 19, 2021 02:40 AM EDT

The Dodgers and Padres weren't about to pace themselves. The NL West rivals have 19 games scheduled against each other this season, and if the first three were any indication, that should be a treat. The Dodgers took two of three — and there was no shortage of...

Leddy's OT goal lifts Islanders to 1-0 win over Flyers

Apr. 18, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Leddy scored 2:23 into overtime and Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves to lift the New York Islanders to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. After both goalies were stellar throughout the contest, Leddy scored a fluke goal when his...

Freeman, Braves pound Cubs 13-4, lose Acuña to injury

Apr. 18, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves say it's next man up when it comes to their rash of injuries so far this season. They might need a few men to step up if Ronald Acuña Jr. has to go on the injured list. Acuña's abdominal strain cast a shadow over...

Stroman's 8 innings, backhand grab lift Mets over Rox 2-1

Apr. 18, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched eight innings of one-run ball and made a dazzling defensive play, catcher James McCann threw out Trevor Story attempting to steal second for the final out and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Sunday. J.D. Davis...

Rangers finish off four-game sweep of New Jersey Devils

Apr. 18, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another birthday for the New York Rangers. Another big day for the birthday boy. A day after Pavel Buchnevich scored a hat trick on his big day, Mika Zibanejad celebrated his 28th birthday and helped the Rangers cap a four-game sweep of the Devils...

Rays finish Bronx sweep, last-place Yanks lose 5th straight

Apr. 18, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole shook his head, disgusted. Aaron Hicks put hands on hips and bowed his head. By the end of the afternoon, pretty much all of the New York Yankees were appalled, along with their loudly booing fans. Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a...

Bam! Adebayo's jumper lifts Heat past Nets, 109-107

Apr. 18, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo was supposed to call timeout. He had another idea. This was the scenario that he had envisioned in his mind so many times, game tied, crowd on its feet, ball in his hands, final seconds ticking away. “Your moment," Adebayo told himself. ...