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2 killed after ski boat collides with bass boat in Texas

Jun. 24, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

COVE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and several others were injured after two boats collided in Texas. The Chambers County Sheriff's Office says the collision happened Sunday night near the town of Cove, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of Houston. The sheriff's office says a ski...

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide

Jun. 23, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three pitches in, Jose Altuve gave the Astros a much-needed lead. By the time rookie Yordan Alvarez connected innings later, relief was settling in for a club coming off a most miserable week. Altuve hit a leadoff homer, Alvarez went deep yet again and Houston beat the streaking New York...

Yanks get key hits off Astros' gloves for 8th straight win

Jun. 23, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Booed and banged up during a frustrating season, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton muscled his way to a breakthrough performance Saturday night. A couple inches the other way, it might've been the Houston Astros' turn to exhale. Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles — both...

Officials: Texas woman playing 'chicken' fatally strikes son

Jun. 22, 2019 1:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of "chicken" struck and killed her 3-year-old son. Harris County prosecutors said Friday that Lexus Stagg is charged with criminally negligent homicide in the June 11 death of her son....

A look at how immigration authorities make arrests

Jun. 22, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

Immigrant advocates and sympathizers are warning about arrests around the country as early as Sunday. The anticipated sweep is expected to be similar to operations that authorities have regularly done since 2003. They often produce hundreds of arrests. This one is different because President Donald Trump...

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win

Jun. 22, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a new spot at the top of the lineup, Aaron Judge came up empty during his first game back from injury. The rest of the New York Yankees kept rolling right along with their same old power show. Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair...

Keuchel labors through Atlanta debut, Nats nip Braves 4-3

Jun. 21, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel enjoyed being back on the mound after than a longer-than-expected wait between major league starts. He would have been happier if a three-run lead hadn't slipped away. Keuchel labored through five innings in his Atlanta debut, coughing up that 3-0 lead as the Braves lost...

Yankees win 7th straight, beat struggling Astros 4-1

Jun. 21, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron Judge was hitless in his return to the lineup...

Bellinger tops NL in fan All-Star voting; Trout leads AL

Jun. 21, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger was the top vote-getter in the major leagues and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout led the AL in the first stage of Major League Baseball's new two-phase fan balloting to determine All-Star Game starters. Bellinger got 3.69 million votes...

LEADING OFF: Pujols in St Louis, Judge back, Keuchel debut

Jun. 21, 2019 3:44 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BACK WHERE IT BEGAN Albert Pujols returns for his first game in St. Louis since leaving the Cardinals to sign a $240 million contract with the Angels before the 2012 season. The slugger won three NL MVP awards and made nine All-Star teams with the Cardinals,...