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Alicia Alonso, the grande dame of Cuban ballet, has died

Oct. 17, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly 75-year career made her an icon of artistic loyalty to Cuba's socialist system, died Thursday at age 98. Miguel Cabrera, an official at the National Ballet of Cuba founded by Alonso, said she died at a hospital in Havana. As...

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' made sense after book, play

Oct. 17, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Western Stars" was just the change of pace that Bruce Springsteen needed after baring his soul over the past few years. First, he shared his darkest secrets in his memoir, "Born to Run." Then he spent more than a year telling his story five nights a week in Springsteen on Broadway. So, an...

Undefeated Patriots take on improved Jets team with Darnold

Oct. 17, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are still rolling right along with a high-powered offense and a stingy defense that has their record blemish-free. The New York Jets look a bit different, though, from the team Bill Belichick's bunch beat 30-14 less than a month ago. And,...

Wilson exec Michael Dowse replaces Gordon Smith as USTA CEO

Oct. 17, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Dowse is the new CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association. He replaces Gordon Smith, who is retiring. The USTA announced Dowse's appointment Thursday. Dowse has been president of Wilson Sporting Goods since 2013 and also has worked at Nike. He will start...

Northeast officials team up to push pot, vaping regulations

Oct. 17, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The governors from several Northeastern states say they want to work together to regulate marijuana and vaping. Democratic governors from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania met Thursday in New York City with health and legislative officials. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a...

Patriots-Jets Preview Capsule

Oct. 17, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (6-0) at NEW YORK JETS (1-4) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EDT, ESPN OPENING LINE — Patriots by 12 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Patriots 4-2, Jets 2-3 SERIES RECORD — Patriots lead 66-54-1 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Jets 30-14, Sept. 22, 2019 LAST WEEK — Patriots beat Giants 35-14;...

2 accused in probe of Giuliani associates are due in court

Oct. 17, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two businessmen are being arraigned on charges they conspired with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions. David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin are expected to make a federal court appearance Thursday afternoon in Manhattan. They are among four men charged with...

The Latest: Clintons release statement praising Cummings

Oct. 17, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local): 1 p.m. Former president Bill Clinton and his wife, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, are praising the life and work of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. In a written statement Thursday they called him "a resounding...

Eric Garner's mother urges repeal of NY police secrecy law

Oct. 17, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The mother of Eric Garner is urging New York lawmakers to repeal a law used to keep the disciplinary records of police officers, firefighters and correction officers confidential. Gwen Carr says the law endangers New Yorkers. The 2014 chokehold death of her son became a rallying cry...

Man, 20, arrested in NYC shooting that killed 1, wounded 11

Oct. 17, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a mass shooting over the summer at a Brooklyn community festival that left one person dead and 11 wounded. Police said the gunman, Kyle Williams, was one of two people who opened fire — possibly shooting at each...