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Mets send Baty and Scott to the minors and cut backup catcher Narváez

Jun. 01, 2024 01:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The disappointing New York Mets shook up their roster a bit Friday, sending third baseman Brett Baty and rookie pitcher Christian Scott to the minors in a series of moves that also included backup catcher Omar Narváez being designated for assignment. The team...

'Words matter': Titles, Trump and what to call a former president

May. 07, 2024 11:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's a criminal defendant, a businessman and a politician. But to his most loyal supporters, Donald Trump will always be Mr. President. As for the guy currently serving in the White House, they call him Biden, or maybe just Joe. That's the conclusion from research...

Mets moving struggling starter Houser to bullpen

May. 03, 2024 18:34 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets have moved struggling starter Adrian Houser to the bullpen for at least one turn through the rotation. Manager Carlos Mendoza announced the decision before Friday night’s game at Tampa Bay. Houser, who allowed four runs...

Biden celebrates computer chip factories, pitching voters on American 'comeback'

Apr. 25, 2024 19:30 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday sought to sell voters on an American “comeback story” as he highlighted longterm investments in the economy in upstate New York to celebrate Micron Technology's plans to build a campus of computer chip factories made possible in part with...

Southwest will limit hiring and drop 4 airports after loss. American Airlines posts 1Q loss as well

Apr. 25, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines will limit hiring and stop flying to four airports as it copes with weak financial results and delays in getting new planes from Boeing. Both Southwest and American Airlines reported first-quarter losses Thursday. Demand for travel remains strong,...

Rhule wants DC Tony White to stay a long time but knows head coaching job is in rising star's future

Apr. 25, 2024 15:29 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Matt Rhule was one of Tony White's biggest supporters when the defensive coordinator's name was connected to head coach openings beginning late last season. Rhule has said he wants his assistants to advance in their careers, and he was happy to...

Schumer says US will provide $6.1 billion to Micron Technology for chip plants in NY, Idaho

Apr. 17, 2024 20:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has reached an agreement to provide $6.1 billion in government support for Micron Technology to produce advanced memory computer chips in New York and Idaho. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., personally courted Micron to build...

Police officer, sheriff's deputy and shooter killed in exchange of gunfire in upstate NY, police say

Apr. 15, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (AP) — Two law enforcement officers were fatally shot while looking for a driver who fled a traffic stop in upstate New York, authorities said Monday. The shooter was also killed in an exchange of gunfire with police. The shootout took place shortly after 8 p.m....

Cornell student accused of posting violent threats to Jewish students pleads guilty in federal court

Apr. 10, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A former Cornell University student accused of posting violently threatening statements against Jewish people on campus shortly after the start of the war in Gaza in the fall pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday. Patrick Dai, from the Rochester, New York,...

South Carolina's Dawn Staley is the AP Coach of the Year for the 2nd time

Apr. 04, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dawn Staley did a masterful job guiding a young South Carolina team back to the Final Four with an undefeated record for the second straight season. Staley was honored Thursday as The Associated Press women’s college basketball Coach of the Year for the second...