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A survivor of the migrant trailer: 'They couldn't breathe'

Jul. 05, 2022 09:55 AM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Simple advice from a friend to stay near the door may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly fate that befell 53 other migrants when they were abandoned trapped in a sweltering semi-trailer last week on the edge of San Antonio. Speaking by...

Companies could face hurdles covering abortion travel costs

Jul. 05, 2022 03:05 AM EDT

After the U.S. Supreme Court revoked the federal right to an abortion that's been in place for half a century, companies like Amazon, Disney, Apple and JP Morgan pledged to cover travel costs for employees who live in states where the procedure is now illegal so they can terminate pregnancies. ...

Campana helps Inter Miami tie Dallas 1-1 with equalizer

Jul. 05, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Leonardo Campana scored the equalizer for Inter Miami in a 1-1 draw with Dallas on Monday night. Campana’s game-tying goal came in the 89th minute for Miami (6-7-4). Alan Velasco scored for Dallas (7-5-6) in the 27th minute. ...

Alvarez's 9th-inning HR lifts Astros 7-6 win over Royals

Jul. 04, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After falling behind early on, Houston chipped away at Kansas City's lead before one mighty swing by Yordan Alvarez completed the Astros' biggest comeback win of the season. Alvarez homered with two outs in the ninth inning, and Houston beat the Kansas City Royals...

A migrant survivor of the trailer: 'They couldn't breathe'

Jul. 04, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The advice of a friend to stay near the door of a semi-trailer may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly end that 53 other migrants met when the truck was abandoned last week on the outskirts of San Antonio. Cardona Tomás, a 20-year-old...

O's beat Rangers 7-6 on a hit batter, 37-44 at midpoint

Jul. 04, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jorge Mateo limped to first base when Matt Moore hit him near the left knee with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles reached the season's halfway point by coming from behind late to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 Monday. Rookie Adley...

A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

Jul. 04, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

The latest high-profile shooting in the United States happened on July Fourth, when a gunman opened fire on parade-goers in a Chicago suburb. Other notable episodes of gun violence in recent weeks: VESTAVIA HILLS, ALABAMA At least two...

Add rent to the rising costs bedeviling small businesses

Jul. 04, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The rent has come due for America’s small businesses and at a very inopportune time. Landlords were lenient about rent payments during the first two years of the pandemic. Now, many are asking for back rent, and some are raising the current rent as well....

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jul. 04, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. June 29, 2022. Editorial: Lawmakers should force TCEQ to get tougher on polluters A state advisory panel this month described the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as “a reluctant regulator” that should do more to protect Texans...

Alcantara could deliver first Cy Young Award for Marlins

Jul. 04, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

Sandy Alcantara is pitching like a contender for the Cy Young Award. If he wins it, that would be a first for the Miami Marlins. The Marlins have had an MVP in Giancarlo Stanton, but never in the franchise's three-decade history have they had a Cy Young winner. Alcantara threw a...