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Adzija, Kosta guide Boston to 2-1 victory over New York

Apr. 20, 2024 18:54 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lexie Adzija and Nicole Kosta both had a goal and an assist to propel Boston to a 2-1 victory over New York in Professional Women's Hockey League action on Saturday. Adzija used an assist from Kosta to score her sixth goal of the season for Boston (6-4-2-9). ...

New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget addressing housing construction and migrants

Apr. 20, 2024 16:40 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers passed a $237 billion state budget Saturday that includes plans to spur housing construction and combat unlicensed marijuana stores. The package also includes a raft of other measures ranging from expediting the closure of some state prisons,...

Trump was forced to listen silently as potential jurors offered their unvarnished assessments of him

Apr. 20, 2024 08:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He seems "selfish and self-serving,” said one woman. The way he carries himself in public "leaves something to be desired," said another. His “negative rhetoric and bias," said another man, is what is “most harmful." Over the past...

Francisco Lindor slugs tiebreaking 2-run homer, Mets knock off the Dodgers for 5th straight win

Apr. 20, 2024 02:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Francisco Lindor hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning and the New York Mets won their fifth straight game, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-4 on Friday night. Lindor sent his second homer of the season 396 feet into right field off Daniel...

Lawsuits under New York's new voting rights law reveal racial disenfranchisement even in blue states

Apr. 20, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Weihua Yan had seen dramatic demographic changes since moving to Long Island's Nassau County. Its Asian American population alone had grown by 60% since the 2010 census. Why then, he wondered, did he not see anyone who looked like him on the county's local...

Juan Soto's 3-run homer in 5-run 7th inning lifts Yankees over Rays 5-3

Apr. 19, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto hit a three-run homer halfway up the right field second deck to cap a five-run seventh inning and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Friday night. Soto stood at home plate and admired his 409-foot drive off Chris Devenski (0-1),...

Yankees delay DJ LeMahieu's minor league rehab assignment because foot has not fully healed

Apr. 19, 2024 20:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees delayed the start of DJ LeMahieu's minor league injury rehabilitation assignment after an MRI showed the fracture in his right foot has not fully healed. The 35-year-old, a two-time batting champion, has been sidelined since fouling a ball off the foot...

The Latest | Opening statements in Trump hush money trial set for Monday after latest appeal fails

Apr. 19, 2024 18:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements in Donald Trump's hush money case are set to begin next week after a jury of 12 people and six alternates was seated Friday. The seating of the jury sets the stage for weeks of testimony in a case charging Trump with falsifying business records to suppress...

Worker electrocuted while doing maintenance on utility pole in upstate New York

Apr. 19, 2024 17:14 PM EDT

BERNE, N.Y. (AP) — A man working on a utility pole was electrocuted early Friday when low-hanging wires made contact with the basket of his truck, according to police. The cable company worker was doing routine maintenance in rural Berne, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of...

New York closing in on $237B state budget with plans on housing, migrants, bootleg pot shops

Apr. 19, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers are on the verge of passing a $237 billion budget that includes sweeping plans to build housing, shutter unlicensed cannabis storefronts and help manage the city's migrant crisis. The raft of proposals is expected to pass through the...