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Today in History: May 21, Amelia Earhart crosses Atlantic

May. 21, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 21, the 141st day of 2022. There are 224 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 21, 1881, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross. On this date: In...

Wainwright, Molina help Cardinals to 5-3 win over Pirates

May. 20, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his domination of Pittsburgh, and battery-mate Yadier Molina keyed a four-run sixth inning with a two-run single as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-3 on Friday night. Wainwright has won 10...

Smith, Raanta, Hurricanes top Rangers for 2-0 series lead

May. 20, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Brendan Smith scored a shorthanded goal late in the second period while Antti Raanta finished with 21 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Friday night, taking a 2-0 lead in their second-round playoff series. Smith's goal off a...

Snowballs not baseballs: Winter storm wipes out Mets-Rockies

May. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kris Bryant's return from a back injury will have to wait. It's hard to play baseball during a snowstorm in Colorado. The opener of the Rockies' three-game series against the New York Mets was postponed Friday, 6 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch, with a...

Carlsbad returns for 1st time in 3 years; Meb to run for fun

May. 20, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Carlsbad 5000 will return Sunday for the first time since 2019, with Ed Cheserek of Kenya looking to defend his title and race co-owner Meb Keflezighi simply running for fun. The Carlsbad 5000 will be one of the last major road races to bounce back from a...

Right-hander Pablo López, Marlins go to salary arbitration

May. 20, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pablo López went to a salary arbitration hearing with the Miami Marlins on Friday, with the right-hander asking for $3 million and the team arguing for $2.45 million. The case was heard by Allen Ponak, Scott Buchheit and Brian Keller. A decision will be witheld...

15-year-old arrested in shooting death of 11-year-old girl

May. 20, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 15-year-old boy riding on the back of a scooter in the Bronx fired a gunshot that was intended for a 13-year-old boy but instead struck an 11-year-old girl and killed her, police said Friday. The 15-year-old was arrested on charges including murder and...

NYC army base renames Robert E. Lee street for Black veteran

May. 20, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A street inside New York City's sole army base now bears the name of a Black Congressional Medal of Honor recipient rather than a Confederate general. Fort Hamilton changed the road's name to John Warren Avenue on Friday morning, following a years-old push by local...

Yankees-White Sox PPD, to be made up in doubleheader Sunday

May. 20, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees game on Friday night was postponed due to a forecast of inclement weather and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Sunday. The Yankees announced the postponement about 3 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch. The...

Handling of Buffalo suspect spurs talk of uneven restraint

May. 20, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When police confronted the white man suspected of killing 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket, he was the very poster boy for armed and dangerous, carrying an AR-15-style rifle and cloaked in body armor and hatred. Yet officers talked to Payton Gendron,...