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Verdugo hits 3-run HR, scorching Red Sox top Guardians 4-2

Jun. 25, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a three-run homer, Jarren Duran had a career-high four hits and an RBI, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Guardians 4-2 Saturday for their sixth straight victory. Verdugo’s two-out rocket to right off Shane Bieber (3-4) gave Boston a 3-2...

Alonso hits two HRs, Mets beat Marlins 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two leadoff homers, including a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Saturday. Alonso’s home run over the left-center field wall against Miami reliever Jimmy Yacabonis (0-1) snapped a 3-3 tie. It was...

Astros' Javier, bullpen combine to no-hit Yanks in 3-0 win

Jun. 25, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier kept sending the New York Yankees back to their dugout in short order, taming his often inconsistent control and thwarting the team with baseball's best record, most runs and preeminent power. “We call him ‘The Reptile,’ because he doesn’t...

Army private's plea shelved internet fantasy chat defense

Jun. 25, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An Army private charged with plotting to murder members of his unit overseas with help from a secretive violent anarchist group was planning a defense calling it all an internet fantasy before pleading guilty just before trial, court records show. Plans for the...

Houston Astros pitcher Cristian Javier, two relievers combine to no-hit major league-leading New York Yankees

Jun. 25, 2022 16:27 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Astros pitcher Cristian Javier, two relievers combine to no-hit major league-leading New York Yankees.

Astros 3 outs away from combined no-hitter at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 25, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston's Cristian Javier and Héctor Neris have held the New York Yankees hitless through eight innings Saturday in a game the Astros lead 2-0. Javier pitched seven innings with a career-high 13 strikeouts and one walk, throwing 71 of 115 pitches for strikes. His...

Is abortion illegal in the U.S. now? Depends where you live

Jun. 25, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Biden signs landmark gun measure, says 'lives will be saved'

Jun. 25, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. ...

7 accusers write to Ghislaine Maxwell's sentencing judge

Jun. 25, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven women who say Ghislaine Maxwell helped Jeffrey Epstein steal the innocence of their youth and poison the promise of their future are asking a judge to consider their pain as she decides what prison sentence she will dispense Tuesday to the incarcerated British woman. ...

Major renovation, expansion planned for Richard Allen School

Jun. 25, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Its past is a chapter rich in history. Its future appears promising for the rejuvenation of the Richard Allen School — one of 80 schools built by philanthropist Pierre S. du Pont for African American children in Delaware — that served the Georgetown...