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Mets get to Mikolas, beat Cardinals 3-1 in twinbill opener

May. 17, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith helped New York chip away at Miles Mikolas, Trevor Williams was sharp in a spot start and the Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Tuesday to open a doubleheader. McNeil and Smith each had two hits, including an RBI double apiece in...

O's Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for drug distribution

May. 17, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey was suspended for 60 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for distributing a prohibited drug of abuse, a punishment stemming from his admission of providing opioids to a teammate who fatally overdosed. The former New York...

In Buffalo, Biden mourns victims, says 'evil will not win'

May. 17, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO (AP) — President Joe Biden mourned with Buffalo’s grieving families on Tuesday, then exhorted the nation to reject what he angrily labeled the poison of white supremacy. He said the nation must “reject the lie” of the racist “replacement theory” espoused by the shooter who...

Buffalo suspect: Lonely, isolated -- with a troubling sign

May. 17, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) — In the waning days of Payton Gendron’s COVID-altered senior year at Susquehanna Valley High School, he logged on to a virtual learning program in economics class that asked: “What do you plan to do when you retire?” “Murder-suicide,” Gendron typed. ...

Suspect charged in deadly California church shooting

May. 17, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The man accused of opening fire on a Taiwanese church congregation in California was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder for what a prosecutor called an effort to “execute” as many people as possible. Orange...

Buffalo shooter's previous threat raises red-flag questions

May. 17, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

Less than a year before he was accused of opening fire and killing 10 people in a racist attack at a Buffalo, New York, grocery store, 18-year-old Payton Gendron was investigated for making a threatening statement at his high school. New York has a “red flag" law designed to keep...

Hurricanes look to keep rolling at home vs. New York Rangers

May. 17, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes needed to finish the regular season strong to hold off the New York Rangers for the Metropolitan Division title. They are benefitting from that push as the teams meet in a second-round playoff series. The division title secured home-ice...

Pending free agents Malkin, Letang hope to stay with Pens

May. 17, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin wants to stay in Pittsburgh. So does Kris Letang. There's comfort in the only NHL city they've ever called home. Success too. It's why neither three-time Stanley Cup champion has ever hit the open market during their long careers. Until now, anyway....

Editorial Roundup: United States

May. 17, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 15 The Washington Post says that, with midterms coming up, Democrats must act now to have a big impact on financial regulation President Biden likes to tout his role as “Sheriff...

Republican Senate candidates promote 'replacement' theory

May. 17, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Several mainstream Republican Senate candidates are drawing on the “great replacement” conspiracy theory once confined to the far-right fringes of U.S. politics to court voters this campaign season, promoting the baseless notion that there is a plot to diminish the influence...