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Lynx forward Diamond Miller is out indefinitely with a right knee injury

May. 24, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx forward Diamond Miller will be sidelined indefinitely with a right knee injury. The Lynx announced Friday that Miller, the second overall pick out of Maryland in the 2023 draft, will soon meet with a knee specialist about treatment options. The...

Republican AGs ask Supreme Court to block climate change lawsuits brought by several states

May. 24, 2024 16:03 PM EDT

Republican attorneys general in 19 states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block several Democratic-led states from pursuing climate change lawsuits against the oil and gas industry in their own state courts. The unusual request comes as dozens of states and local governments...

Mabrey, Reese help Chicago beat New York 90-81, a win for coach Weatherspoon against former team

May. 24, 2024 08:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Teresa Weatherspoon said she'll always be “Liberty for life.” Her homecoming to New York was special for the first-year Chicago Sky coach as her team came away with a win. Marina Mabrey had 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds to help the...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 24, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

Portland Press Herald. May 19, 2024. Editorial: Decline in overdose deaths is something to build on In response to the news, Gov. Mills encouraged ‘cautious optimism.’ That’s the right approach. According to provisional national data released...

Emeren Group: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 23, 2024 16:53 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Emeren Group Ltd (SOL) on Thursday reported a loss of $4.4 million in its first quarter. The Stamford, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of 8 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall Street...

Court overturns suspension of Alex Jones' lawyer in Sandy Hook case that led to $1.4B judgment

May. 23, 2024 13:42 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut court on Thursday overturned a six-month suspension given to a lawyer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for improperly giving Jones' Texas attorneys confidential documents, including the medical records of relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary...

Photronics: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:45 AM EDT

BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Photronics Inc. (PLAB) on Wednesday reported earnings of $36.3 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Brookfield, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of 58 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring...

Connecticut's top public defender could be fired as panel mulls punishment for alleged misconduct

May. 21, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An oversight commission was set to discuss Tuesday whether to fire Connecticut's top public defender for alleged misconduct, but said a decision won't be announced until next month. Chief Public Defender TaShun Bowden-Lewis faces 16 misconduct allegations....

Connecticut's first Black chief justice, Richard A. Robinson, to retire in September

May. 21, 2024 15:10 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson, a veteran jurist who served more than two decades on the bench, including six years as the state's first Black chief justice, is retiring in September. Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont announced Robinson's planned...

Seattle Storm weathering slow start as new players look for success after being 'tested early'

May. 21, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Storm are a work in progress with Nneka Ogwumike and Skylar Diggins-Smith trying to get into a groove with Jewell Loyd. The Storm are 1-3 on the season, but have had a difficult schedule with three of the four games on the road, including a back-to-back...