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Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Apollo Theater

Apr. 21, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Roberta Flack has been rushed to a hospital after cutting short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well. TMZ reports the 81-year-old singer was taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance Friday evening. Flack apparently felt dizzy as she was about to receive...

Yankees' Adam Warren on disabled list with strained back

Apr. 21, 2018 2:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees reliever Adam Warren has been placed on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained back. New York announced the move before Saturday's game against Toronto. Right-hander Jonathan Holder was called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Warren is the 11th Yankee to go on the...

'I had nightmares': Nanny slay trial took toll on jurors

Apr. 21, 2018 12:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One has recurring nightmares. Another can't take a bath anymore. Still another can't sleep. Jurors in the murder trial of a nanny who stabbed two small children to death in the bathtub of their Manhattan apartment said the nearly two-month-long experience took an emotional toll they fear...

It's true! Broadway is traffic-free for 2 Manhattan miles

Apr. 21, 2018 11:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is closed to traffic for two Manhattan miles. On Saturday, 30 blocks of the Great White Way was open only to pedestrians and bicycles from Times Square down to Union Square. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., city officials invited pedestrians and bikers to join the fun and games marking...

Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

Apr. 21, 2018 2:21 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team. But the president boasted to a confidant this week that he had struck a deal that he believed would silence those...

Gurriel Jr. has 3 RBIs in MLB debut, Blue Jays top Yanks 8-5

Apr. 21, 2018 1:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in Cuba, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. didn't foresee coming through in the clutch the way he did in his first major league game. The prized Toronto Blue Jays prospect delivered — in consecutive at-bats, too. Gurriel made an impressive debut with two hits and three RBIs as the Blue...

OF Trayce Thompson returns to White Sox; 4th team this year

Apr. 21, 2018 12:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trayce Thompson's fourth team in 3 1/2 weeks was a familiar one for the athletic outfielder. Thompson joined the Chicago White Sox on Friday after he was acquired in a trade with Oakland, returning to the ballclub that selected him in the second round of the 2009 draft out of high school and...

Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th

Apr. 21, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Robert Gsellman enjoyed a rare double dose of success for a pitcher: He earned a win on the mound while also scoring the go-ahead run in extra innings. Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, drove in Gsellman with a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning...

Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's NYC home, took nap

Apr. 20, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was arrested on...

The Latest: Walkouts spark protests against gun violence

Apr. 20, 2018 8:58 PM EDT

The Latest on national school walkouts protesting gun violence (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The latest wave of school walkouts has sparked large demonstrations against gun violence in several cities. Hundreds of students gathered in New York City's Washington Square Park on Friday chanting "the NRA has got to...