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Today in History: May 20, Lindbergh takes off

May. 20, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 20, the 140th day of 2022. There are 225 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 20, 1956, the United States exploded the first airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. ...

'How dare you!': Grief, anger from Buffalo victims' kin

May. 19, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Relatives of the 10 Black people massacred in a Buffalo supermarket pleaded with the nation Thursday to confront and stop racist violence, their agony pouring out in the tears of a 12-year-old child, hours after the white man accused in the killings silently faced a murder...

Potential case of monkeypox investigated in NYC

May. 19, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City public health officials said Thursday they're investigating a potential case of monkeypox, a rare virus rarely seen outside of Africa that can cause flu-like symptoms. The possible infection in New York comes as European and U.S. officials have...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says she's engaged to longtime partner

May. 19, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday she's engaged to her longtime partner Riley Roberts, a marketing professional she met over a decade ago while they were undergraduates at Boston University. The pair got engaged last month in her family's hometown in...

After Mets lose Scherzer, Alonso HR in 10th beats Cards 7-6

May. 19, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There are two constants to the Mets' season: injuries and wins. They learned Thursday that Max Scherzer will join fellow ace Jacob deGrom on the injured list for a lengthy stretch. Then New York wasted a ninth-inning lead against the St. Louis Cardinals and fell...

Mets ace Scherzer likely out 6 to 8 weeks for oblique strain

May. 19, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Max Scherzer is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks with a strained oblique muscle in his left side, the latest blow to a New York pitching staff already missing ace Jacob deGrom. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, had an MRI on...

NBA prospects see value of college despite other options

May. 19, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — TyTy Washington Jr. remembers being in awe gazing at the banners in Madison Square Garden as he watched the New York Knicks meet the Cleveland Cavaliers and the feeling he had two days later when Kentucky faced Duke at the famed arena. Something else he won't forget?...

Here's how abortion clinics are preparing for Roe to fall

May. 19, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer services if the U.S. Supreme Court lets states restrict or eliminate abortion rights. They chose Carbondale...

'Facing Nolan' looks at Ryan's longer-than-expected career

May. 19, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nolan Ryan was already striking out plenty of batters with his blazing fastball, and at age 22 pitched the last seven innings in the National League pennant-clinching game for the 1969 Miracle Mets and got what would be his only World Series ring. If not...

Santander's 3-run HR in 9th leads Orioles over Yankees 9-6

May. 19, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Santander lined a three-run homer in the ninth inning off Lucas Luetge and the Baltimore Orioles avoided a four-game sweep by beating the New York Yankees 9-6 on Thursday. “I put myself in the pitcher’s shoes in that situation," Santander said through a...