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Police: Trucker with stuck tree branch leaves wake of wrecks

Jun. 21, 2018 7:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says an oblivious driver with a large branch stuck to his truck wrecked multiple cars, leaving behind a five-block path of destruction. The NYPD says the 36-year-old driver was in Queens late Tuesday when he hit a tree and got a large branch stuck between the...

LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching in Bronx, Wacha gets MRI

Jun. 21, 2018 5:20 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG ARMS IN THE BRONX With slugger Giancarlo Stanton heating up at the plate, the major league-leading Yankees (49-22) go for a three-game sweep of visiting Seattle. Luis Severino (10-2, 2.09 ERA) pitches for New York against lefty James Paxton (6-1, 3.44), who...

Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock '69 concert field

Jun. 21, 2018 4:01 AM EDT

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes. Perhaps they would find an old peace symbol? Or a strand of hippie beads? Or Jimi Hendrix's guitar...

Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

Jun. 21, 2018 2:56 AM EDT

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out and deep concern that the changes don't go far enough, allowing children to still be held in detention even if they remain with...

Good to be a King? Eyes on Sacramento at No. 2 in NBA draft

Jun. 21, 2018 2:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III and Michael Porter Jr. believe they are the best players in this NBA draft, though the best they can hope for is probably the No. 2 pick. The Sacramento Kings own it, and that's where the intrigue appears to begin Thursday. Arizona center Deandre Ayton is expected to be...

Homers by Arenado, Blackmon, McMahon rally Rockies past Mets

Jun. 21, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon turned a small adjustment into a big return for the Colorado Rockies. McMahon tweaked his swing early in the afternoon and then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer to help rally the Rockies past the New York Mets 10-8 on Wednesday night. Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon also went...

Stanton hits walk-off HR, Yankees rally past Mariners 7-5

Jun. 21, 2018 12:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Expectations have been sky high for Giancarlo Stanton since he was acquired from Miami last offseason. In front of a sellout crowd Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium, the 6-foot-6 slugger had his first huge moment in pinstripes. Stanton lined a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of...

Fashion designer Kate Spade to be buried in Kansas City

Jun. 21, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fashion designer Kate Spade will be buried Thursday in Kansas City, where she was born. Services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says it's the same church where Spade's grandparents wed. Spade was found...

The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

Jun. 20, 2018 11:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 7 p.m. An official with Health and Human Services says the more than 2,300 children separated from their parents at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy on illegal crossings won't be immediately reunited...

Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

Jun. 20, 2018 11:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday for a late-night Twitter rant in which he suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from "his mother's arms and put in a cage with pedophiles." The all-capitals tweet in the wee hours went on to call President Donald Trump an expletive. The actor...