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Lee, Knight share second-round lead at Mizuho Americas Open, 2 Kos, Zhang lurking

Jun. 02, 2023 21:18 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Minjee Lee matched the tournament best with an 8-under 64 for a share of the lead Friday in the LPGA Tour's weather-delayed Mizuho Americas Open. Cheyenne Knight had a 68 to join Lee at 7-under 137 atop the tightly bunched leaderboard in the inaugural event...

Stewart banks in go-ahead shot, Liberty beat Sky in Vandersloot's return

Jun. 02, 2023 20:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Breanna Stewart banked in a go-ahead shot with 7.1 seconds left and the New York Liberty rallied to defeat the Chicago Sky 77-76 on Friday night in Courtney Vandersloot's return to the Windy City. Chicago called a timeout to set up a final play. Courtney Williams was...

3 women who say Cuba Gooding Jr. sexually abused them can testify at sex assault trial, judge rules

Jun. 02, 2023 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three women who claim Cuba Gooding Jr. sexually abused them — including one upset she never got her day in court when Gooding resolved criminal charges without trial or jail — can testify at a federal civil trial next week to support a woman’s claim that the actor raped her...

Chase says online banking issue now resolved after bug causes double transactions and fees

Jun. 02, 2023 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Customers of Chase's online banking services saw double transactions, fees and payments in their accounts on Friday, in a glitch that was not fixed until late in the day. Numerous Chase customers had posted on social media that their rent or bill payments were taken...

Donald Trump’s lawyers ask judge to exit criminal case, echoing claims of political bias

Jun. 02, 2023 18:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Within hours of his historic arraignment this spring, Donald Trump fixed his ire on the judge, complaining that he’s “a Trump-hating judge" with a family full of “Trump haters.” On Friday, the former president’s lawyers doubled down on that criticism,...

6-year-old horse dies at Belmont Park after race injury; Chaysenbryn euthanized on track

Jun. 02, 2023 14:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 6-year-old horse died after being injured in a race at Belmont Park ahead of next week’s Triple Crown finale in New York. Chaysenbryn injured his right front leg nearing the quarter pole in Thursday’s third race. He bumped another horse before being pulled up...

Post-mortem exams being performed on 2 dead whales seen floating off New York this week

Jun. 02, 2023 14:08 PM EDT

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Two dead humpback whales were spotted floating in the waters off New York this week, officials said, part of a troubling rise in whale deaths in the region. Necropsies were being performed Friday to determine what killed the two whales that were first seen...

Tony Award-nominee Sara Bareilles sees a future with both stage work and her music

Jun. 02, 2023 13:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Sara Bareilles signed on for a two-week, stripped down production of “Into the Woods” off-Broadway, she had no idea the adventure would lead to Broadway and a Tony Award nomination. She also had no idea it would become a moving tribute to composer Stephen Sondheim. ...

Cynthia Weil, Grammy-winning lyricist who helped write 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling' and 'On Broadway,' dies at 82

Jun. 02, 2023 11:25 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Cynthia Weil, Grammy-winning lyricist who helped write 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling' and 'On Broadway,' dies at 82.

America's religious leaders sharply divided over abortion, a year after Roe v Wade's reversal

Jun. 02, 2023 08:39 AM EDT

In the year since the Supreme Court struck down the nationwide right to abortion, America’s religious leaders and denominations have responded in strikingly diverse ways — some celebrating the state-level bans that have ensued, others angered that a conservative Christian cause has changed the...